The Other Sport Mega-Event: Rugby World Cup 2011 (Sport in by StevenJ. Jackson PDF

By StevenJ. Jackson

ISBN-10: 0415737087

ISBN-13: 9780415737081

ISBN-10: 113895389X

ISBN-13: 9781138953895

The point out of recreation mega-events evokes photographs and thoughts of London 2012 or anticipation of FIFA 2014, the 2016 Rio Olympics and past. certainly, the increasing annual calendar of game mega-events, either when it comes to the bidding method and the particular web hosting of the development signifies that there's hardly ever time for thought of mirrored image. this can be fairly real in the context of neo-liberalism and an obsession with growing global type ?sporting? towns which are propelled via state-private promotional discourses that frequently silence oppositional voices.This edited assortment specializes in Rugby global Cup 2011 in an effort to study the contested terrain of 1 specific activity mega-event with appreciate to its monetary, political and cultural influence either in the neighborhood and globally. As an occasion, the 2011 Rugby international Cup used to be certain in lots of methods yet might be the main extraordinary are the nation?s distant geographic position and at simply over 4 million humans ? its small inhabitants. This anthology addresses how the Rugby international Cup has replaced considering its inception in 1987 together with a massive shift within the globalisation of the sport, professionalization, participant migration and tv and sponsorship rights. The center of the anthology explores how the development impacted on a number of segments of latest Zealand society: from the country to areas and person voters. jointly the consequences are proper for all who're drawn to recreation mega-events if it is from a political, monetary, scholarly or coverage perspective.This ebook used to be released a sa distinctive factor of recreation and Society.

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