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Globalizing Sport Studies

Series editor: John Horne, Professor of Sport and Sociology,
University of Central Lancashire, UK

Public interest in sport studies continues to grow throughout the world. This series brings together the latest work in the field and acts as a global knowledge hub for interdisciplinary work in sport studies. While promoting work across disciplines, the series focuses on social scientific and cultural studies of sport. It brings together the most innovative scholarly empirical and theoretical work, from within the UK and internationally.

Books previously published in this series by Bloomsbury Academic:

Global Media Sport: Flows, Forms and Futures
David Rowe

Japanese Women and Sport: Beyond Baseball and Sumo
Robin Kietlinski

Sport for Development and Peace: A Critical Sociology
Simon Darnell

Globalizing Cricket: Englishness, Empire and Identity
Dominic Malcolm

Global Boxing
Kath Woodward

Sport and Social Movements: From the Local to the Global
Jean Harvey, John Horne, Parissa Safai, Simon Darnell and Sebastien Courchesne-O’Neill

Football Italia: Italian Football in an Age of Globalization
Mark Doidge

Books previously published in this series by Manchester University Press:

The Greening of Golf: Sport, Globalization and the environment
Brad Millington and Brian Wilson

Sport and Technology: An Actor-Network Theory perspective
Roslyn Kerr

Sport in the Black Atlantic: Cricket, Canada and the Caribbean diaspora
Janelle Joseph

Localizing global sport for development

Iain Lindsey , Tess Kay , Ruth Jeanes and Davies Banda

Manchester University Press

Copyright © Iain Lindsey, Tess Kay, Ruth Jeanes and Davies Banda 2017

The right of Iain Lindsey, Tess Kay, Ruth Jeanes and Davies Banda to be identified as the authors of this work has been asserted by them in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.

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ISBN 978 1 7849 9406 8 hardback

ISBN 978 1 5261 0499 1 Open Access

First published 2017

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