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The Political Economy of Sport

The Political Economy of Sport (Hardback)

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Sport studies has become one of the largest and fastest growing international industries. This collection of essays from a range of international contributors analyzes all aspects of the political economy of this industry, including media sports production, urban growth politics and capital accumulation and the economic effects of Olympism.

BusinessEconomicsPolitical economyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociologySociology: sport & leisureSport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreation Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 27/09/2005 ISBN-13: 9780333773864  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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DOUGLAS BOOTH Professor of Sport and Leisure Studies, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand TIMOTHY CHANDLER Professor of Sport Studies in the School of Exercise, Leisure and Sport and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies in the College of Fine and Professional Arts, Kent State University, Ohio, USA MARK FALCOUS Lecturer in Sport and Leisure Studies, School of Physical Education at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand RICHARD GIULIANOTTI Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Aberdeen, UK C. MICHAEL HALL Professor in the Department of Tourism, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand JOHN HORNE Senior Lecturer, Scottish Centre for Physical Education, Sport and Leisure Studies, University of Edinburgh, UK BRETT HUTCHINS Teaches Sociology and Media Studies at the University of Tasmania, Australia TARA MAGDALINSKI Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia WOLFRAM MANZENREITER Teaches Modern Japanese Society at the Institute of East Asian Studies, University of Vienna, Austria MURRAY PHILLIPS Teaches Sport Studies, School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, Australia BOB STEWART Associate Professor of Sport Management, Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia GORDON WAITT Teaches Geography in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Wollongong, Australia

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