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  1. Routledge Handbook of Sport and Politics

    Edited by John Kelly, Jung Woo Lee, Alan Bairner

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Sport continues to be conceptualised and valued in public and media discourse as something that is, or should be, pure and untainted by the pejoratively understood political, and continues to be framed by many opinion formers outside of academia as unserious fun, separate from the real world. This...

    To Be Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Sport and Politics

    By Alan Bairner

    Series: Frontiers of Sport

    Sport and politics have become inseparably entwined. From the volatile nationalism of international soccer to human rights controversies surrounding the Beijing Olympics, sport is both an important factor in political discourse and shaped by the wider political environment. In this ground-breaking...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of the Olympics

    A Survey

    Edited by Alan Bairner, Gyozo Molnar

    Series: Europa Politics of ... series

    The Politics of the Olympics: A Survey provides information on and analysis of the relationship between politics and the Olympic Games. It is argued and demonstrated throughout the book that sport and politics have been and are intimately connected and nowhere is this relationship more...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

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