Sport and Social Movements: From the Local to the Global (BOK)

Simon Darnell, Jean Harvey, Parissa Safai, Sebastien Courchesne-O'Neill, Prof. John Horne

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From neighborhood coalitions organizing against the building of a sport facility for professional sports teams subsidized by public funds, to global campaigns for equity for women in sport, to worldwide bans of apartheid regimes, sites and levels of protest, resistance and activism have been present throughout the history of sport. Contentious forms of collective actions are now ever more present in various forms at the local, the national and the global levels. Sport and Social Movements: From the Local to the Global is the first book-length treatment of the way social movements have intersected and continue to intersect with sport. It traces the history of various social movements associated with labour, women, peace, the environment and rights (civil, racial, disability and sexual), and their relationship to sport and sports mega-events such as the Olympic Games. Based on research conducted by a multinational team of authors that draws on theories of social movements and new social movements, the book includes a valuable chronology of social movements, illustrations of key episodes in the development of the relationships between sport and different social movements and an agenda for future research and scholarship. Written in a clear and comprehensive style it is suitable for all levels of higher education, researchers and the general reader who want to know more about the role that sport has played in the development of social movements and campaigns for social justice.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Jean Harvey, Parissa Safai, Prof. John Horne, Sebastien Courchesne-O'Neill, Simon Darnell
Forlag
Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN 9781780934143
Antall sider 208 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 1,2cm
Vekt 470 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Sociology: sport & leisure, Globalization

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