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Surfing today evokes many things: thundering waves, warm beaches, bikinis and lifeguards, and carefree pleasure. But is the story of surfing really as simple as popular culture suggests? In this first international political history of the sport, Scott Laderman shows that while wave riding is...

Author(s)
Laderman, S.
Publisher
University of California Press, Berkeley, USA
Citation
Empire in waves: a political history of surfing, 2014, pp 256 pp.
Abstract

In this article the authors discusses the current status regarding the adoption of a One Health approach (the linking of animal and human health together with the ecosystems in which we live) by high profile experts, officials and institutions around the globe focusing on its initial...

Author(s)
Okello, A. L.; Gibbs, E. P. J.; Vandersmissen, A.; Welburn, S. C.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2011, 169, 11, pp 281-285
Abstract

This paper examines the US National Basketball Association's choice of South Africa as the primary location for its 'Basketball Without Borders' camp, with the long-term future of basketball in Africa in mind. It explores the associated basketball and community outreach activities of the camp and...

Author(s)
Means, J.; Nauright, J.
Publisher
International Marketing Reports Publications (IMR), London, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, 2007, 9, 1, pp 40-50
Abstract

The place of male football cultures in an international and increasingly globalized sport culture is evaluated in terms of the politics of identity and social and cultural limitations on the influence of globalizing trends. Three examples from Northern Ireland, South Africa, and USA/France, are...

Author(s)
Tomlinson, A.
Publisher
University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, USA
Citation
Sport and leisure cultures, 2005, pp 29-51
Abstract

This special issue examines five major elements and consequences of globalization on the social phenomena in and around football: (1) international migration; (2) the global flow of capital; (3) the syncretistic nature of tradition and modernity in contemporary culture; (4) new experiences of time...

Author(s)
Tiesler, N. C.; Coelho, J. N.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Soccer and Society, 2007, 8, 4, pp 419-662
Abstract

This collection comprising 10 chapters provides a critical investigation of football cultures throughout the world, examining local and national impacts of the globalizing forces currently existing pressures on the game. Case studies are presented from Argentina, Australia, Cameroon, England,...

Publisher
Frank Cass & Co. Ltd, Ilford, UK
Citation
Football culture: local conflicts, global visions., 2000, pp x + 300 pp.
Abstract

The changes that have occurred in rugby union over the 20th century are explored to give context to the present situation. Specifically, it investigates what has happened to the sport of rugby union as it has moved progressively from the private realm of the playing field of the English public...

Publisher
Frank Cass & Co. Ltd, Ilford, UK
Citation
Making the rugby world: race, gender, commerce., 1999, pp xxvii + 224 pp.

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