The New Geopolitics of Sport in East Asia

The New Geopolitics of Sport in East Asia

by William Kelly, J.A. Mangan

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ISBN-13: 9781317702849
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/07/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 151
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

William W. Kelly is Professor of Anthropology and Sumitomo Professor Japanese Studies at Yale University, USA. He is the author of a dozen articles on sports and Japanese society and editor of Fanning the Flames (2004), This Sporting Life (2007), and The Olympics on East Asia (2011), among other publications.

J.A. Mangan, Emeritus Professor, University of Strathclyde, UK; FRHS; FRAI; FRSA; RSL; D. Litt, is founding editor of The International Journal of the History of Sport and the series Sport in the Global Society, author of the globally acclaimed Athleticism in the Victorian and Edwardian Public School, The Games Ethic and Imperialism and ‘Manufacturing Masculinity’: Making Imperial Manliness, Morality and Militarism and author or editor of some 50 publications on politics, culture, and sport.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: Introduction  1. The Approaching East Asian Epoch in Global Sport William W. Kelly and J. A. Mangan  PART TWO: National Ambitions, Aspirations and Intentions  2. Imperial Singapore – Culture Imperialism and Imperial Control: Athleticism as Ideological Intent J. A. Mangan  3. Singapore: Imperialism and Post-Imperialism, Athleticism, Sport, Nationhood and Nation-Building Peter Horton  4. Japan’s Embrace of Soccer: Mutable Ethnic Players and Flexible Soccer Citizenship in the New East Asian Sports Order William W. Kelly  5. ‘The Grand Mass Gymnastics and Artistic Performance Arirang’ (2002 - 2012): North Korea’s Socialist-Realist Response to Global Sports Spectacles Udo Merkel  PART THREE: International Ambitions, Aspirations and Intentions  6. The Guard’s Three Bodies: Linsanity, Celebrity, and National Identity Matthew Tyler Combs and Jeffrey Nathan Wasserstrom  7. Professional Team Sports and the Urbanisation of Desire John D. Kelly  8. Winning is Not Enough: Sport and Politics in East Asia and Beyond Victor D. Cha  9. Global Sports Commodity Chains and Asia’s New Interregional Division of Labour Wolfram Manzenreiter  10. The Olympic Public Sphere: The London and Beijing Opening Ceremonies as Representative of Political Systems Susan Brownell

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