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Sports, Recreation

  • By: Scarlett Cornelissen
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Sports have become global in part because of the need for global standards for rules and regulations and also to facilitate international arrangements for competitive events. Sports have also been affected by global commercialization, commodification, and corporate communications ...

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