Alterglobalization, Global Social Movements, and the Possibility of Political Transformation Through Sport

  title={Alterglobalization, Global Social Movements, and the Possibility of Political Transformation Through Sport},
  author={Jean Harvey and John Horne and Parissa Safai},
  journal={Sociology of Sport Journal},
Alterglobalization is the name for a large spectrum of global social movements that present themselves as supporting new forms of globalization, urging that values of democracy, justice, environmental protection, and human rights be put ahead of purely economic concerns. This article develops a framework for the study of the influence of alterglobalization on sport by: outlining a periodization of social movements and sport; proposing a typology of responses to the politics of globalization… 

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