Sport in Society, Volume 20, 2017, Issue 3


Special issue: Major sporting events: beyond the big two

Introduction: the contested terrain of major sporting events
John Harris, Fiona Skillen & Matthew L. McDowell
Pages: 325-327 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2015.1088720

Sports mega-events – three sites of contemporary political contestation
John Horne
Pages: 328-340 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2015.1088721

Rugby World Cup: new directions or more of the same?
Nicholas Wise
Pages: 341-354 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2015.1088717

Using Habermas to crack the European football championships
Peter Kennedy
Pages: 355-368 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2015.1088722

Do the scale and scope of the event matter? The Asian Games and the relations between North and South Korea
Jung Woo Lee
Pages: 369-383 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2015.1088723

The 1986 Commonwealth Games: Scotland, South Africa, sporting boycotts, and the former British Empire
Matthew L. McDowell & Fiona Skillen
Pages: 384-397 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2015.1088725

Sacred turf: the Wimbledon tennis championships and the changing politics of Englishness
Stephen Wagg
Pages: 398-412 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2015.1088726

The Ryder Cup, national identities and team USA
John Harris, Sangkwon Lee & Mark Lyberger
Pages: 413-427 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2015.1088719

The history of competitive balance in Commonwealth Games Boxing
David Chaplin & Sergio Mendoza
Pages: 428-437 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2015.1088718

Young athlete major event experiences: brand co-creators and ambassadors
Eric MacIntosh
Pages: 438-453 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2015.1088724

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