© 2005

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

About the editors

DOUGLAS BOOTH Professor of Sport and Leisure Studies, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand TIMOTHY CHANDLER Professor of Sport Studies in the School of Exercise, Leisure and Sport and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies in the College of Fine and Professional Arts, Kent State University, Ohio, USA MARK FALCOUS Lecturer in Sport and Leisure Studies, School of Physical Education at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand RICHARD GIULIANOTTI Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Aberdeen, UK C. MICHAEL HALL Professor in the Department of Tourism, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand JOHN HORNE Senior Lecturer, Scottish Centre for Physical Education, Sport and Leisure Studies, University of Edinburgh, UK BRETT HUTCHINS Teaches Sociology and Media Studies at the University of Tasmania, Australia TARA MAGDALINSKI Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia WOLFRAM MANZENREITER Teaches Modern Japanese Society at the Institute of East Asian Studies, University of Vienna, Austria MURRAY PHILLIPS Teaches Sport Studies, School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, Australia BOB STEWART Associate Professor of Sport Management, Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia GORDON WAITT Teaches Geography in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Wollongong, Australia

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