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Globalizing Sport : How Organizations, Corporations, Media, and Politics Are Changing

Author: George Harvey Sage
Publisher: Herndon : Paradigm publishers, 2010
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Explores the sociological, political and economic aspects of sport. Shows how commerce, media and politics have re-shaped the games we love.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Harvey Sage
ISBN: 1594517584 9781594517570 1594517576 9781594517587
OCLC Number: 769364803
Description: 270 s.
Contents: Preface Chapter 1 Global Sport: The Transformation from Local to National to Global Chapter 2 Global Sport Organizations: Governing the World of Sport Chapter 3 Global Migration of Sports Labor Chapter 4 The Global Sport Industry: Production and Promotion Chapter 5 Global Sport and Global Mass Media Chapter 6 Global Politics and Sport Chapter 7 Global Sport: Future Issues and Trends Index About the Author

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At long last, George Sage has given us the first comprehensive critical analysis of globalization and sport. From Nike to TV; from the Olympics to the Internet; Sage systematically probes the sources Read more...

 
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