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Sports and The Global South
Language: en
Pages: 375
Authors: S. Janaka Biyanwila
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-05 - Publisher: Springer

This book reimagines the pleasures of sports and provides a critical perspective from the Global South. Analysing the spread of sports markets in Sri Lanka along with a range of struggles, the book highlights how the celebration of ‘sportive nationalism,’ promoting sports markets in the Global South reinforces patriarchal ethno-nationalist
Capitalism, Sport Mega Events and the Global South
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: Billy Graeff
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-23 - Publisher: Routledge

What are the social, political and economic consequences of staging sport mega events such as the Olympics and the World Cup? Capitalism, Sport Mega Events and the Global South presents a new approach to sport mega events and related issues, exploring elements that are not present or are not developed
Research Handbook on Sports and Society
Language: en
Pages: 424
Authors: Elizabeth C.K. Pike
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-28 - Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

This state-of-the-art Research Handbook provides a challenging and critical examination of the complex issues surrounding sports in contemporary societies. Featuring contributions from world-leading scholars, it focuses upon the impact of their research, together with significant social issues and controversies in sport.
Global Sports Policy
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Catherine Palmer
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-09 - Publisher: SAGE

"Lifts the analysis out of the nuts and bolts of sports policy and into some really thought-provoking areas which will equip the policy maker for the challenges of the 21st century" - Dominic Malcolm, Loughborough University "This is an excellent analysis of the significance of globalisation for national sport policy
Sport and Apartheid South Africa
Language: en
Pages: 226
Authors: Michelle M. Sikes, Toby C. Rider, Matthew P. Llewellyn
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-30 - Publisher: Routledge

As athletes of today grapple with how to use their public platforms to fight for activist causes, Sport and Apartheid South Africa: Histories of Politics, Power, and Protest examines a set of longer histories of sport, ‘race’, and activism. The book seeks to uncover and understand new historical aspects of