Journal of Sports Science and Medicine
Journal of Sports Science and Medicine
ISSN: 1303 - 2968   
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Book review
TRANSNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE RESEARCH IN SPORT: GLOBALISATION, GOVERNANCE AND SPORT POLICY
Editors: Ian Henry and the Institute of Sport and Leisure Policy
Bibliographic:  ISBN-10: 0415401127, ISBN-13: 978-0415401128; Routledge Publishing, New York, 2007, £70.00, 256 pages, hardcover
Subjects:  globalisation, governance and sport policy
Reviewed by: Fadil Ozyener MD, PhD, Uludag University Medical School, Bursa, Turkey
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DESCRIPTION
The book evaluates and demonstrates the main approaches to transnational and comparative analysis of sports policy
PURPOSE
The aim of the book is to develop typology which can be adopted to help re-establish important transnational and comparative research which considers the occurrence of Orientalism common to a large amount of Western investigation and the significance of the 'local' rhetoric compared to the 'global'
AUDIENCE
This book could be an important reading for graduate students and educators in the sport -related fields especially for those interested in the affects of globalisation, governance and politics in sport
FEATURES
It is divided into 9 chapters within three parts: part 1 is the review of theoretical perspectives and methodologies by discussing relevant assumptions in three chapters; Part 2 provides case studies of transnational and comparative analysis of sports policy in five chapters; Part 3 deals with interculturalism in policy analysis by focusing on methodological pluralism and ethical discourse in one chapter
ASSESSMENT
This is a constructive and comprehensive reading for anyone interested in addressing the matter of how social, cultural and political views in global sense effect sport issues
 
 
 
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