Sport, Civil Liberties and Human Rights

Sport, Civil Liberties and Human Rights

by Richard Giulianotti
     
 

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What is the relationship between sport and human rights? Can sport protect and enhance the human rights of competitors and sport workers? Can it also undermine those rights?


These topical issues are among the many that are explored in this groundbreaking volume which analyzes how sports both contribute to, and undermine the human rights of participants,

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What is the relationship between sport and human rights? Can sport protect and enhance the human rights of competitors and sport workers? Can it also undermine those rights?


These topical issues are among the many that are explored in this groundbreaking volume which analyzes how sports both contribute to, and undermine the human rights of participants, spectators and workers. The papers are written by esteemed academics whose work is at the cutting-edge of this burgeoning area of study. Experts from around the world have contributed to this important work, and examine controversial issues such as:


* sexual harassment
* racism
* freedom of movement
* sport as popular protest.


This book was previously published as a special issue of Sport in Society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781317994763
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/02/2014
Series:
Sport in the Global Society
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
232
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Dr David McArdle, Research Fellow in Law, De Montfort University

Dr Richard Giulianotti, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, University of Aberdeen

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