Global Culture and Sport Series

Rugby Union and Globalization

An Odd-Shaped World

Authors: Harris, J.

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In 1995 rugby union finally became a professional sport following more than a century as an amateur game. This book offers a critical analysis of the sport in the professional era and assesses the relationship between the local and the global in contemporary rugby union.

About the authors

JOHN HARRIS is Associate Professor of Sport Administration at Kent State University, USA where he teaches courses focusing on the socio-cultural aspects of sport. He co-edited (with Andrew Parker) the text Sport and Social Identities (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009).

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Harris, John

    Pages 1-10

  • Where and Why Rugby Matters

    Harris, John

    Pages 11-24

  • The Rugby World Cup

    Harris, John

    Pages 25-40

  • Power Shifts: From League to Union

    Harris, John

    Pages 41-54

  • The Rugby Player as Celebrity

    Harris, John

    Pages 55-70

Buy this book

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Hardcover $109.99
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Softcover $74.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Rugby Union and Globalization
Book Subtitle
An Odd-Shaped World
Authors
Series Title
Global Culture and Sport Series
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-28971-0
DOI
10.1057/9780230289710
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-22931-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-31072-2
Series ISSN
2662-3404
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 168
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