Through investigation of central themes such as global governance, local identity, and media representation, Maguire identifies key structured processes that have shaped the global development of sport. The text introduces new approaches to the study of sport and globalization, updating and extending Maguire'sprevious work, and is therefore an essential resource for all those working in this fast-changing area. Click the box to view the tracking number. Perestroika and the migration of sports talent from Eastern Europe. Contrasts between sports across different societies have diminished, yet a growing diversity of sports cultures are available to people of different nations.
How has the present global sport formation emerged out of the past? Sport, identity politics and globalization: Diminishing contrasts and increasing varieties. Geogroulas eds , Niriides Press, Athens, 2010, Maguire, J. Preliminary observations on globalization and the migration of sport labor. Sport and Diaspora Conference Institute of Social Sciences University of Lisbon, Portugal. Classical Marxism, Political Economy and Beyond 5.
Traditions and territorial distinctions are dissolving as a result of new global, political, economic and cultural conditions. Beyond Modernity and the Problems of Postmodernism 10. Ian McDonald University of Brighton. Global Sport is an excellent book which deserves to sell very well. He is a two—term former President of the International Sociology of Sport Association.
The global sports arena: Athletic talent migration in an interdependent world. Canadian ice hockey experiences are discussed in the light of a sport migrant typology: pioneers, settlers, mercenaries, returnees, and nomadic cosmopolitans. While scholars operating within a political economy perspective, who examine the dynamics of power imbalances by drawing on concepts such as Americanization and the role of global capitalism, though treated sympathetically by Maguire, are apparently prone by virtue of their Marxist heritage to a latent determinism which is expressed in an over-emphasis on homogenization. Foreign footballers, cultural dreams and community identity in some north-western Mediterranean cities. The text introduces new approaches to the study of sport and globalization, updating and extending Maguire'sprevious work, and is therefore an essential resource for all those working in this fast-changing area.
You can view a fuller publications list on the. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 23, 305- 324. La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. Maguire argues that the present global sport formation is bound up historically and contemporaneously in inter-civilizational exchanges between the West where dominant forms of modern sport originated and non-Western societies. Not least among the merits of his path-breaking text are the ways in which he shows, first, that globalization, including the globalization of sport, is far from being the recent development that many people take it to be, and second, that this process deserves far more attention than it has received up to now.
International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 25, 203- 218. This article maps the development of British ice hockey and the role of Canadian migrants in the sport. The analysis offers an important account both of how globalization is shaping contemporary sport, and of the role that sport plays in globalization. Professor Maguire completed his PhD in Sociology at the University of Leicester. The text introduces new approaches to the study of sport and globalization, updating and extending Maguire'sprevious work, and is therefore an essential resource for all those working in this fast-changing area.
We know it's a better way, and we're going to show everyone how to make a college education affordable again. Traditions and territorial distinctions are dissolving as a result of new global, political, economic and cultural conditions. Not only is it better for you, but when you return it that book can go on to help even more students access affordable education. We practice what we preach. The team of authors examine these changes, investigating the power relations that govern the new global sport and assessing the consequences for the future of sport. The process is not new but has gathered momentum during the 1980s. The text introduces new approaches to the study of sport and globalization, updating and extending Maguire's previous work, and is therefore an essential resource for all those working in this fast-changing area.
Return your books in the mailer by your rental due date. Equally, this lacunae is mirrored in the sub-discipline of the sociology of sport where a serious and sustained engagement with globalisation is still in the developing stages. Theorizing Sport in the Global Process. Undoubtedly, the main strength of the book lies in this series of empirically grounded, theoretically informed 'critical' case-studies. In particular, he draws on and develops the figurational concepts of 'diminishing contrasts and increasing varieties', 'commingling' and 'established-outsider relations', to emphasise the relatively unplanned, multifaceted, multidirectional nature of globalisation and the complex power balances that characterise the global sport process. It is rather curious therefore, that social theorists have yet to apply globalisation theories to sport in a serious and sustained manner. Tracking numbers will be updated as they become available.