The Political Economy of Sport

  • John Nauright
  • Kimberly S. Schimmel

Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Sport and International Political Economy: An Introduction

  3. Transnational Alliances: Manufacturing, Merchandising and Brand-Name Marketing in the Sport Industry

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Tara Magdalinski, Kimberly S. Schimmel, Timothy J. L. Chandler
      Pages 38-54
  4. Active Moments: Capitalist Production, Cultural Change and Patterns of Resistance

  5. Place Competition: Sport Mega-Events and Urban Development

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 215-219

About this book


Sport studies has become one of the largest and fastest growing international industries. This collection of essays from a range of international contributors analyzes all aspects of the political economy of this industry, including media sports production, urban growth politics and capital accumulation and the economic effects of Olympism.


competition growth media political economy

Editors and affiliations

  • John Nauright
    • 1
  • Kimberly S. Schimmel
    • 2
  1. 1.Georgia Southern UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Kent State UniversityUSA

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