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Sport And Ireland

Author : Paul Rouse
ISBN : 9780198745907
Genre : Sports
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This history of sport in Ireland, locates it within Irish political, social, and cultural history, and within the global history of sport. There are aspects of Ireland's sporting history that are uniquely Irish, but it is a history of play shared with other societies, near and far. This book offers a unique insight into the British Empire in Ireland; it also assesses the relationship between sport and national identity, and the manner in which states make policy in respect of sport. The manner in which sport has been colonised by the media and has colonised it, in turn, is also examined.

Sport And Nationalism In Ireland

Author : Mike Cronin
ISBN : 1851824081
Genre : History
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"This book examines the development of a nationalist agenda within Irish sport and searches for a definition of nationalism in this context. Sport offers a new way of looking at nationalism as it offers mass-consumed low culture as a vehicle. This book defines sporting nationalism through the experience of Gaelic games and soccer as examples of mass spectator sport."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Fair Play

Author : Pete Lunn
ISBN : 9780707002484
Genre : Athletes with disabilities
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A Social And Cultural History Of Sport In Ireland

Author : David Hassan
ISBN : 9781317326472
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Sport has played a central role in modern Ireland’s history. Perhaps nowhere else has sport so infused the political, social and cultural development and identity of a nation. During this so-called ‘Decade of Centenaries’ in Ireland (2014 to 2024) recently there has been an exponential growth in interest and academic research on Ireland’s sporting heritage. This collection of chapters, contributed by some of Ireland’s most preeminent sport and social historians, showcases the richness and complexity of Ireland’s sporting legacy. Articles on topics as diverse as the role of native Gaelic games in emphasising the emerging cultural nationalism of pre-Revolutionary Ireland, the contribution of Irish rugby to the broader British war effort in World War 1, the emergence of Irish soccer on the international stage, and the long running battle to gain official recognition within international athletics for an independent Irish state, are presented. This work’s intention is to illustrate some of the latest and most vibrant research being conducted on Irish sports history. This book was published as a special issue of Sport in Society.

School Children And Sport In Ireland

Author : Tony Fahey
ISBN : 9780707002392
Genre : Physical education for children
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Examines children's participation in sport, through physical education (PE) in schools, extra-curricular sport played in school, and sport played outside the school in sports clubs or other organised contexts. This report assesses the impact of a range offactors affecting participation and draws implications for public policy.

Sport And The Irish

Author : Alan Bairner
ISBN : 9781910820933
Genre : History
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Consides the relationship between sport, national identities and gender in a contemporary Irish context

The Corporate Governance Of Agencies In Ireland

Author : Anne-Marie McGauran
ISBN : 1904541305
Genre : Administrative agencies
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Sport In Ireland

Author : Noel Carroll
ISBN : NYPL:33433065135539
Genre : Ireland
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Sport Nationalism And Globalization

Author : Alan Bairner
ISBN : 0791449114
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Explores the relationship between sport and national identities within the context of globalization in the modern era.

Handbook Of Research On Sport And Business

Author : S. Söderman
ISBN : 9781781005866
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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ÔSšderman and Dolles have assembled an impressive array of researchers to address the nexus between sport and business. In their rich collection of research on sport business theory and practice Sšderman and Dolles identify research themes from governance to branding, from sport events to sport systems, and from social media to fan identity, and they specifically reflect on the application of major theoretical concepts and key research methods. The authorsÕ aim is to advance sport business research through critical reflection on topic selection, research design, data analysis and interpretation. Their unique approach encourages researchers, from novice to experienced, to embrace diverse theories and methods. The Handbook is recommended reading for those interested in advancing sport business research.Õ Ð Graham Cuskelly, Griffith University, Australia ÔThis insight-laden volume encompasses today's and tomorrow's research across the multifaceted landscape of the business side of sport -- from branding and sponsorship to media and technology, from club management to governance. It effectively encompasses both theory and practice. Scholars, students, and practitioners will find this cogent collection of international consumer and business research knowledge and perspectives both informative and useful.Õ Ð Stephen A. Greyser, Harvard Business School, US ÔThis Handbook directly responds to the rapid professional, commercial and international development of sport. With its thoughtful structure, comprehensive coverage of topics and renowned contributors it offers a thorough analysis on the management challenges in the field. It also offers very valuable insights and guidance how the business of sport can be researched by students, academics and practitioners around the world. The book is simply a must-read for anyone interested in the management aspects of sports.Õ Ð Yoshiaki Takahashi, Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan This Handbook draws together top international researchers and discusses the state of the art and the future direction of research at the nexus between sport and business. It is heavily built upon choosing, applying and evaluating appropriate quantitative as well as qualitative research methods for practical advice in sport and business research. Topics covered for analysis include sports governance, regulation and performance; media and technology; club management and team structure; place, time and spectators of sporting events; and sport branding and sponsoring. The Handbook covers research examples from elite sport to the amateur level, and from different sports, from cycling to cricket, from ice hockey to motorsports, and from football to skiing. It will be read and used by academics and PhD students as well as sports practitioners looking for useful ways of expanding knowledge, conducting research or searching for insights into the challenges of managing sport.

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