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Soccer Diplomacy: International Relations and Football since 1914

Heather L. Dichter (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179513
eISBN:
9780813179520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179513.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The book explores the nexus of the world’s most popular sport and diplomacy, as a tool of the nation-state–based diplomacy, as diplomacy of soccer as a non-state actor, and via the relationship ... More


Plutocrats, Paranoia, Platoche: Qatar Sports Investment in Paris

Cathal Kilcline

in Sport and Society in Global France: Nations, Migrations, Corporations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781781382899
eISBN:
9781789629323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781781382899.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The Qatar Investment Authority, the sovereign wealth fund of the Persian Gulf Emirate, has chosen Paris as the primary sporting destination for its oil-generated wealth, purchasing the Paris ... More


Post-Sports

Steve Redhead

in We Have Never Been Postmodern: Theory at the Speed of Light

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643448
eISBN:
9780748652945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643448.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter investigates some aspects of the speeding-up of sport and sports media in contemporary accelerated culture alongside a generalised rethinking of the sociology of modernity. In a 1990s ... More


Sport and EU competition law

Richard Parrish

in Sports Law and Policy in the European Union

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066061
eISBN:
9781781700501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066061.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter explores the relationship between sport and European Union (EU) competition law. Article 82 provides guidance as to the types of agreement that might be considered abusive. Collective ... More


Introduction

Heather L. Dichter

in Soccer Diplomacy: International Relations and Football since 1914

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179513
eISBN:
9780813179520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179513.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Sport and diplomacy have been mutually intertwined in transnational networks of governance and competition—not just on the field of play—and the nongovernmental bodies controlling the sport play an ... More


Playing on the Same Team: What International and Sport Historians Can Learn from Each Other

Sarah B. Snyder

in Soccer Diplomacy: International Relations and Football since 1914

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179513
eISBN:
9780813179520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179513.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter highlights how states have utilized football as a signal to the international community of a new status—using soccer as a rite of passage or power. This theoretical chapter considers ... More


Entrenching Apartheid Football and Failed Sports Diplomacy: Recalcitrance, Reform, and Retreat, 1951–1977

Chris Bolsmann

in Soccer Diplomacy: International Relations and Football since 1914

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179513
eISBN:
9780813179520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179513.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Apartheid policy and practices permeated all aspects of social life in South Africa from 1948 onward, with sport becoming a focal point for the implementation and enactment of apartheid policy. While ... More


High Jack: Soccer and Sport Diplomacy in the Caribbean, 1961–2018

Roy McCree

in Soccer Diplomacy: International Relations and Football since 1914

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179513
eISBN:
9780813179520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179513.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the operations of FIFA in the CONCACAF zone. In this regard, it examines three main areas: (i) the use of public or celebrity type diplomacy, courtesy of David Beckham, as part ... More


Conclusion: “Good Kicking” Is Not Only “Good Politics” but Also “Good Diplomacy”

Peter J. Beck

in Soccer Diplomacy: International Relations and Football since 1914

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179513
eISBN:
9780813179520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179513.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The conclusion draws together key discussion points raised by individual contributors. In particular, the diverse approaches adopted by contributors highlight the need for greater precision regarding ... More


Diplomatic actors in the world of football: individuals, institutions, ideologies*

Alan Tomlinson (ed.)

in Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter considers the ways in which selected perspectives from the new public diplomacy, as well as established forms of diplomatic study of both state and non-state actors, can illuminate and ... More


Mega sports events as political tools: a case study of South Africa’s hosting of the 2010 FIFA Football World Cup

Suzanne Dowse (ed.)

in Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter responds to issues surrounding Mega Sports Events (MSE) using a study of the political and international relations dimensions of South Africa’s hosting of the 2010 Football World Cup. ... More


Football, diplomacy and Australia in the Asian century

David Rowe (ed.)

in Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

As a settler-colonial nation in the southern hemisphere, Australia’s geo-political positioning is consistently questioned. Australia’s relationship with Asia has become especially significant ... More


Inventing Traditions: The Construction of Sports Culture

Geoff Harkness

in Changing Qatar: Culture, Citizenship, and Rapid Modernization

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479889075
eISBN:
9781479809547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889075.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Mega sporting events, including the 2022 FIFA World Cup, align perfectly with Qatar’s economic agenda, which uses athletics as part of its nation-building ambitions. This chapter journeys through ... More


Looking Ahead to 2022

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

in Qatar and the Gulf Crisis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197525593
eISBN:
9780197536124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197525593.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This concluding chapter to Qatar and the Gulf Crisis examines how the 2022 FIFA World Cup became embroiled in the war of ‘fake’ narratives that characterized the opening weeks and months of the ... More


World Cup

David Chidester

in Wild Religion: Tracking the Sacred in South Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273078
eISBN:
9780520951570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273078.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter presents the implications of the 2010 FIFA World Cup to the wild religion of South Africa. Christian-composed prayers, interfaith organization events, and collective rituals took on ... More


Introduction

Mark Pieth

in Confronting Corruption: Past Concerns, Present Challenges, and Future Strategies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190458331
eISBN:
9780190458379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190458331.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Public International Law

The last two years have brought unprecedented movement into the world of anticorruption. The growing concern about corruption has come to a head in particular with a series of huge scandals. This ... More


Sports Governing Bodies: The FIFA Experience

Mark Pieth

in Confronting Corruption: Past Concerns, Present Challenges, and Future Strategies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190458331
eISBN:
9780190458379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190458331.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Public International Law

This chapter studies corruption in the sports arena focusing more specifically on the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA). FIFA has recently been so much in the media as the lack ... More


The World Cup and Freedom of Expression in Qatar

Craig L. LaMay

in Sport, Politics and Society in the Middle East

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190065218
eISBN:
9780190099558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065218.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter elaborates on the effects of the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup on Qatar’s restrictive media system, seeking to answer the question: how does the World Cup affect rights of expression and ... More


Agreement

Neil J. Mitchell

in Why Delegate?

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190904197
eISBN:
9780197565445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190904197.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Principals delegate in order to resolve disagreements. We would be unwilling to invest energy in any sort of enterprise or activity, without a method to resolve the disputes that may arise. We grant ... More


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