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The politics of international sport

Wallace Irwin

The politics of international sport

games of power

by Wallace Irwin

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Published by Foreign Policy Association in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports and state -- History,
  • Olympics -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 70-71.

    Statementby Wallace Irwin, Jr.
    SeriesHeadline series,, no. 286
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE744 .H43 no. 286, GV706.35 .H43 no. 286
    The Physical Object
    Pagination71 p. :
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2069354M
    ISBN 100871241218
    LC Control Number88082097

      Buy The Politics of Sports Development: Development of Sport or Development Through Sport? 1 by White, Anita, Houlihan, Barrie (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Anita White, Barrie Houlihan. The concept of international sport refers to sport when the participants represent at least two countries. The most well-known international sports event is the Olympic examples include the FIFA World Cup and the Paralympic cricket match played between the United States and Canada is the first ever International match played in any sport.

    Denmark too, as part of trends in the European region and the world, became caught up in sport as a powerful contemporary political statement. This book was previously published as a special issue of the International Journal of the History of Sport. Category: Sports & Recreation Sport Development. Sport and politics have become inseparably entwined. From the volatile nationalism of international soccer to human rights controversies surrounding the Beijing Olympics, sport is both an important factor in political discourse and shaped by the wider political environment. In this ground-breaking and thought provoking book, Alan Bairner offers a comprehensive and critical survey of the.

    The most infamous declaration of politics and sport was the Football War between El Salvador and the build-up to the war had to do with more socio-economic issues like immigration and land reform, the impetus for war was an inflammation of tensions set off by rioters during the second North American qualifying round for the FIFA World Cup. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Sport and politics / Lincoln Allison --Sport and international relations: a case of mutual neglect / Trevor Taylor --Sporting automony and the law / Ken Foster --Elite sport policy in East and West / Jim Riordan --Northern Ireland: sport in a divided .


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