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ISBN: 0745615325
Author: Joseph Maguire
Language: English
Publisher: Polity; 1 edition (September 22, 1999)
Pages: 256
Category: Encyclopedias & Subject Guides
Subcategory: Reference
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Joseph Maguire is Professor of Sociology of Sport at Loughborough . 7. The Global Media-Sport Complex. 8. Global Sport, Identity Politics and Patriot Games. Global Sport is an excellent book which deserves to sell very well. Eric Dunning, University of Leicester.

Joseph Maguire is Professor of Sociology of Sport at Loughborough University and President of the International Sociology of Sport Association. Conclusion: Diminishing Contrasts, Increasing Varieties - Towards a Global Sports Culture or the Globalisation of Sports?.

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Sport, they argue, has been fashioned in a manner which, in building national. identity, has been able at times to serve the common interest

Sport, they argue, has been fashioned in a manner which, in building national. identity, has been able at times to serve the common interest. They wonder, though, whether sport in the new era will be capable of doing so

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Maguire argues that the present global sport formation is bound up historically and contemporaneously in exchanges between the West (where dominant forms of modern sport originated) and non-Western societies

Maguire argues that the present global sport formation is bound up historically and contemporaneously in exchanges between the West (where dominant forms of modern sport originated) and non-Western societies. In particular, he draws on and develops the figurational concepts of 'diminishing contrasts and increasing varieties', 'commingling' and r relations', to emphasise the relatively unplanned, multifaceted, multidirectional nature of globalisation and the complex power balances that characterise the global sport process.

Global sport: Identities, societies, civilizations. Globalisation, sport and national identities: the empires strike back ? J Maguire. Loisir et societe/Society and Leisure 16 (2), 293-321, 1993. Blackwell Publishing, 1999. Sport and leisure in social thought. The global sports arena: Athletic talent migration in an interpendent world. Sport worlds: A sociological perspective. JA Maguire, G Jarvie, J Bradley, L Mansfield. Human Kinetics, 2002. Power and global sport: Zones of prestige, emulation and resistance.

The social significance of sport at both local and global levels has become apparent through theoretical concern with sporting identities. On a global level, Maguire (1999) argues that the West has been attracted to ‘non-achievement’ sports activities such as martial arts or extreme sports. See. for example: Messner and Sabo, 1990; MacClancy, 1996; Coakly and Donnelly, 1999; Mckay, Messner and Sabo, 2000. He sees the existence of extreme sports as a challenge to the dominant achievement sports ideology as evidence of the fact that global processes are characterised by diversity, not the replication of uniformity.

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The International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations (ISCSC) is an international scholarly organization dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of civilizations. In October 1961, in Salzburg, Austria, an extraordinary group of scholars gathered to create the International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations.

In his major new work, Joseph Maguire develops a path-breaking account of sport in a global context, examining the changing nature of sport in relation to globalisation.

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