Global games: Culture, political economy and sport in the globalised world of the 21st century

  title={Global games: Culture, political economy and sport in the globalised world of the 21st century},
  author={John Nauright},
  journal={Third World Quarterly},
  pages={1325 - 1336}
  • J. Nauright
  • Published 1 September 2004
  • Education
  • Third World Quarterly
During the past three decades sport has assumed an ever greater role within the globalisation process and in the regeneration of national, regional and local identities in the postcolonial and global age. With much of global culture displayed by the media, events, particularly significant sporting ones such as the Olympic Games or the soccer World Cup, have become highly sought after commodities as developed countries, and increasingly some leading developing countries, move towards event… 

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