ISBN-10:
0415346010
ISBN-13:
9780415346016
Pub. Date:
04/11/2005
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
The Global Politics of Sport: The Role of Global Institutions in Sport / Edition 1

The Global Politics of Sport: The Role of Global Institutions in Sport / Edition 1

by Lincoln Allison
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ISBN-13: 9780415346016
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/11/2005
Series: Sport in the Global Society Series
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Lincoln Allison is founding Director of the Warwick Centre for the Study of Sport in Society. He is currently Visiting Professor in the politics of sport at the University of Brighton and Emeritus Professor at the University of Warwick.

Table of Contents

1. Sport and Globalisation: The Issues 2. Sport, Prestige and International Relations 3. Not for the Good of the Game: Crises and Credibility in the Governance of World Football 4. Olympic Survivals: The Olympic Games as a Global Phenomenon 5. Alternative Models for the Regulation of Global Sport 6. Sport and Nation in the Global Era 7. The Curious Role of the USA in World Sport 8. Local Heroes and Global Stars 9. Selling Out? The Commercialisation and Globalisation of Lifestyle Sport 10. Afterword: More Questions Than Answers

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