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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:|
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
George Harvey Sage
|ISBN:||9781317258810 1317258819 9781315634364 1315634368|
|Notes:||"First published 2010 by Paradigm Publishers"--Title page verso.|
|Description:||1 online resource : illustrations|
|Contents:||Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; 1 Global Sport: The Transformation from Local to National to Global; "Global," "Globalization," "Sport": Clarifying the Core Concepts; Is Globalization Something New?; Sport: From Folk Pastimes to Sportification; Is Sport Something New?; Sportification; Political Economic Forces Shaping Globalization; Globalization from Above; Globalization from Below; Sport and Globalization from Above and Below; Cultural Forces Shaping Globalization; Homogenization (Americanization) Perspective; Hybridization Perspective. Polarization PerspectiveHomogenization, Hybridization, and Polarization Perspectives and Sport; Forms of Globalization and Manifestations in Sport; Segmentation of the Global Sport Industry; Summary; References; 2 Global Sport Organizations: Governing the World of Sport; Governing Global Sport: Global Sport Organizations; From International Sport Initiatives to Global Sport Organizations; The Olympic Movement and Its Network; International Olympic Committee; Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games; National Olympic Committees; International Sport Federations. Other Organizations Within the Olympic Movement NetworkGlobal Issues Confronting the Olympic Movement; Females in the Olympics; The Amateur Issue; Inclusion of Athletes with Special Needs; International Sport Federations: GSOs Within the IOC; The Preeminent International Federation: Fédération Internationale de Football Association; Global Sport Organizations and Solo Sports; Association of Tennis Professionals; Women's Tennis Association; Multiple GSOs for a Sport: Professional Boxing; Global Sporting Organizations and International Games; Summary; Notes; References. 3 Global Migration of Sports LaborHuman Migration: Past and Present; The Migration of Sports Labor: Sports Workers Throughout the World; Sports-Labor Migration Within Nations; Sports-Labor Migration: Intra- and Intercontinental Migration; Global Patterns of Migration Among Sports Labor in Selected Sports; Sports-Labor Migration and Soccer; Sports-Labor Migration and Basketball; Sports-Labor Migration and Ice Hockey; Sports-Labor Migration and Baseball; Sports-Labor Migration and Intercollegiate Sports; Sports-Labor Migration and the Olympic Games; Related Features of Sports Migration. Sports Migrants' MotivationsRecruitment of Sports Labor; Consequences of Sports-Labor Migration; Summary; Notes; References; 4 The Global Sport Industry: Production and Promotion; The Rise of Factory Manufacturing; The Growth of Commercial Sports; Manufacturing in the Global Economy; Global Sporting Goods Manufacturing: From Humble Beginnings to Transnational Corporations; Wilson Sporting Goods; Adidas AG; Reebok International; Mizuno Corporation; Nike, Inc.; Sporting Goods Manufacturing in the Global Economy: The Case of Nike; Nike's Asian Factories: Not a Pretty Sight.|
|Responsibility:||George H. Sage.|
- Sports and globalization.
- Sports -- Sociological aspects.
- Sports -- Political aspects.
- Sports -- Economic aspects.
- Sports -- Marketing.
- Sports sponsorship.
- Mass media and sports.
- Sports administration.
- POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Cultural Policy
- SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
- SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture