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In his study Cycling Diplomacy: Undemocratic Regimes and Professional Road Cycling Teams Sponsorship (Peter Lang Publishing), Jiří Zákravský presents four case studies to show that undemocratic states use sponsoring of pro cycling teams to promote their nations. We asked sport historian and diplomacy specialist Heather L. Dichter for a review. She found a multitude of empirical data in the book, but also a glaring omission of analyses, in the case studies as well as in the overall conclusion.
Academics in various disciplines are writing about sport. Sport in Society is a multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary forum for academics to discuss the growing relationship of sport to significant areas of modern life. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: ‘Head coach tenure in college women’s soccer. Do race, gender, and career background matter? by Cornel Nesseler, Carlos Gomez-Gonzalez & Thadeu Gasparetto.