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In foreign fields : the politics and experiences of transnational sport migration

Author: Thomas F Carter
Publisher: London : Pluto ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. by Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Series: Anthropology, culture, and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Foreign Fields examines the lives, decisions and challenges faced by transnational sport migrants -- those professionals working in the sports industry who cross borders as part of their professional lives. Despite a great deal of romance surrounding international celebrity athletes, the vast majority of transnational sport migrants -- players, journalists, coaches, administrators and medical personnel -- toil  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas F Carter
ISBN: 9780745330150 0745330150 9780745330143 0745330142
OCLC Number: 752132815
Description: xii, 240 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Routes and strategies of transnational sport migration --
2. Striding across the fields of global sport --
3. Sport and the state: tensions of sovereignty and citizenship --
4. NEOsport and the production of transnational sport migrants --
5. Family matters: risks and costs of mobility --
6. Illegal motion: undocumented migration and the production of illegality.
Series Title: Anthropology, culture, and society.
Responsibility: Thomas F. Carter.

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Examines the lives of transnational sport migrants: players, journalists, coaches and administrators who toil far away from the sporting limelight.  Read more...

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This is a remarkable book. Carter explodes facile assumptions about the mobility of sports players across playing fields and national boundaries. Combining vivid prose with shrewd analysis, he Read more...

 
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