Global Sport Identities, Societies, Civilizations
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This study develops an account of sport in a global context, examining the changing nature of sport in relation to globalization. It draws on a range of international case studies to analyse the balance of power in the global sports process.
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication date: 9/22/1999
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.02" long x 0.68" tall
|Introduction: Sports, Local Cultures and Global Processes|
|Conceptual and Theoretical Issues|
|Theorizing Sport in the Global Process|
|Globalisation, Process Sociology and Cross-Cultural-Civilisation Analysis|
|Globalisation, Civilising Offensives and Sportization Processes|
|The Global Sports Formation: Meaning, Power and Control|
|The Globalisation of Sport and its Consequences|
|Global Trails, Migrant Labour and Elite Sport Cultures|
|The Sports Industry, Global Commodity Chains and Sustainable Sport|
|The Global Media-Sport Complex|
|Global Sport, Identity Politics and Patriot Games|
|Conclusion: Diminishing Contrasts, Increasing Varieties - Towards a Global Sports Culture or the Globalisation of Sports?|