Sport politics : an introduction /

Grix, Jonathan.

Sport politics : an introduction / Jonathan Grix. - New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. - xii, 230 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.

Machine generated contents note: -- 1.Of 'politics' and 'sport'2.The study of sport politics3.Sport, the state and national identity 4.The political economy of sport5.Sport and the media6.A politician's dream: sport and social capital7.The politics of performance sport: why do states invest in elite sport?8.Domestic and international governance of sport9.Doping matters10. Public diplomacy, soft power and sport11. The future of sport politics.

"A comprehensive and lively introduction to the politics of sport. Introducing the key areas of the subject, it examines how governments around the world have increasingly invested in, promoted and used sport as part of their political agenda"--

9780230295469 (hardback) 9780230295476 (paperback)

Sports--Political aspects.
Spor--Siyasi yönler.

GV706.35 / .G76 2016

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