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Title The Global sports arena : athletic talent migration in an interdependent world / edited by John Bale and Joseph Maguire.

Imprint London ; Portland, Or. : F. Cass, c1994.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  305.9796 G51    ---  Available
Description xii, 289 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Note Papers originally presented during a colloquium at Keele University, April 1991.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Sports labour migration in the global arena / J. Maguire and J. Bale -- The road to Wigan Pier revisited : the migration of Welsh Rugby talent since 1918 / G. Williams -- The Bogota affair / T. Mason -- Cricket and the imperial connection : overseas players in Lancashire in the inter-war years / J. Hill -- The migration of footballers : the case of France, 1932-1982 / P. Lanfranchi -- Blue bonnets over the border : Scotland and the migration of footballers / H. F. Moorhouse -- Dimensions of international talent migration in Latin American sports / J. L. Arbena -- Skating on thin ice? The international migration of Canadian ice hockey players / S. Genest -- Professional sports migration to Finland during the 1980s / K. Olin and M. Penttila -- Do markets make footballers free? / F. Miller and S. Redhead -- The flood from the East? Perestroika and the migration of sports talents from Eastern Europe / V. Duke -- Foreign footballers, cultural dreams and community identity in some north-western Mediterranean cities / C. Bromberger -- Transnationalism, labour migration and Latin American baseball / A. K. Klein -- Out of Africa : the development of Kenyan athletics, talent migration and the global sports system / J. Bale and J. Sang -- American labour migrants, globalization and the making of English basketball / J. Maguire -- Travelling, comparing, emigrating : configurations of sport mobility / H. Eichberg -- Postscript : an agenda for research on sports labour migration / J. Maguire and J. Bale.
Subject Athletes -- Relocation.
Emigration and immigration.
Added Author Bale, John.
Maguire, Joseph A., 1956-
ISBN 0714634891 (cloth) : $27.00
0714641162 (paper)

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