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Title Australian sport : antipodean waves of change / edited by Kristine Toohey and Tracy Taylor
Published London : Routledge, 2011


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Description ix, 166 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Series Sport in the global society
Sport in the global society.
Contents Sport in Australia : 'worth a shout' / Kristine Toohey and Tracy Taylor -- The Australian sport system and its stakeholders : development of cooperative relationships / Kalliopi (Popi) Sotiriadou -- The Janus face of diversity in Australian sport / Tracy Taylor, Daniel Lock and Simon Darcy -- The Melbourne Cup : Australian identity and secular pilgrimage / Carole M. Cusack and Justine Digance -- Getting to the game : travel to sports stadia in the era of transit-oriented development / Matthew Burke and Geoffrey Woolcock -- 'Brave new world' or 'sticky wicket'? Women, management and organizational power in Cricket Australia / Megan Stronach and Daryl Adair -- Asia's place in the imaging of Australian sport / Richard Cashman -- The importance of prior knowledge : the Australian Olympic Committee and the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games / Stephen Frawley and Kristine Toohey -- Rugby union football in Australian society : an unintended consequence of intended actions / Peter Horton -- Social capital in Australian sport / Dwight Zakus, James Skinner and Allan Edwards
Summary Examines the shifting place of Australian sports in current global and local environments, from the perspective of players, spectators and administrators
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Sports -- Australia.
Sports -- Social aspects -- Australia.
Author Toohey, Kristine Margaret
Taylor, Tracy.
ISBN 9780415447454 hardback
0415447453 hardback