Sport Empire

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Title Sport Empire
Author Edwards, Allan Llewellyn; Skinner, James
Year Published 2006
Place of publication Aachen, Germany
Publisher Meyer and Meyer Sports
Abstract Edwards and Skinner provide us with a new theoretical framework toanalyze sport in the global context. Drawing on Hardt and Negri'sconcept of Empire (2000) they provide us with insight into a newform of the globalisation process and its modern manifestation in the form of Sport Empire. Particular attention is given to the role of Nation-States and theUnited Nations. The various forms of biopoliticalcontrol that exist in Sport Empire are illustratedthrough a focus on the IOC and FIFA. Issues suchas Corruption in Sport, Transnational MediaConglomerates, Genetic Engineering andBiotechnology, Multiculturalism and DiversityManagement, Humanitarian projects, Environmental and Health Challenges, Terrorism, and the role of the Multitude inproducing a new global posthegemonicsport order are raised.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Publisher URI http://www.m-m-sports.com/shop.php?partner_id=&lang=1
Alternative URI http://www.m-m-sports.com/shop.php?s=t&r=1,17,173&object_id=2720
Volume 1
ISBN 1-84126-168-8
Date Accessioned 2007-03-15
Language en_AU
Research Centre Griffith Institute For Tourism
Faculty Faculty of Education
Subject PRE2009-Other Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/12651
Publication Type Books (Authored Research)
Publication Type Code a1

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