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Tourism is a multibillion dollar industry worldwide that has transformed apparently marginalised locations into hotspots of consumerism. Governments seeking low investment, high‐yield industries have… Expand
Interest in international sport migration has been burgeoning recently. This article considers the dominant theoretical models used to explore these movements and suggests that it is time to rethink… Expand
In Foreign Fields examines the lives, decisions and challenges faced by transnational sport migrants - those professionals working in the sports industry who cross borders as part of their… Expand
When Beijing hosted the Olympic Games in 2008 we were reminded that almost four decades earlier the People’s Republic of China’s road back to international recognition and acceptance had begun with a… Expand
Abstract This article examines activists’ use of human rights as a discourse to contest the impacts of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games by drawing on a wider ethnographic project examining activism at Rio… Expand
The era of transnational sport migration (TSM) has been one of heady celebration, seemingly free movement across borders, and lucrative business. The predominant (and outmoded) models of sport… Expand
Winner of The North American Society for the Sociology of Sport 2009 Book Prize: In parks and cafes, homes and stadium stands, Cubans talk baseball. Thomas F. Carter contends that when they are… Expand
There is a growing interest in the transnational movements of sports professionals. Absent from these burgeoning discussions is the impact family plays upon any potential migrant's decision to… Expand
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