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Author Miller, Toby.

Title Globalization and sport : playing the world / Toby Miller ... [and others]
Published London : Sage, 2001


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Description [vii], 160 pages ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents Introduction - Why This Book? -- 1. The 'G-Word' Meets the 'S-Word' -- 2. National Symbolism and the Global Exchange of Sporting Bodies -- 3. Sports Media sans Frontieres -- 4. Citizens of the World: The Governance of Sport -- Conclusion - Global Sport and Cultural Labor
Summary "This book anatomizes the connections between sport and culture. It argues that although sport is obviously a source of pleasure, it is also part of the government of everyday life. The creation of a sporting calendar, movements of rational recreation and the development of physical education in the public sector are read as ways of disciplining and shaping urban-industrial populations." "Although the book utilizes methods and traditions from sociology, political science and communication studies, it is the first text to argue that culture is the focal point for understanding sport. Authoritative and accessible, it will be required reading for students of sport studies, sociology and cultural studies."--BOOK JACKET
Analysis Globalisation
Cultural influences
Federal issue
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [133]-153
Notes Also available online (Table of contents)
TBA Research Grant
In ACQUIRE [electronic resource] : Central Queensland University Institutional Repository
Subject Popular culture.
Sports and globalization.
Sports -- Sociological aspects.
Genre/Form Book
Author Miller, Toby, 1958-
Central Queensland University. Institute for Sustainable Regional Development
University of Queensland.
Unversity of Newcastle
New York University.
LC no. 2001269155
ISBN 0761959688
0761959696 paperback