The Political Economy of Professional Sport
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The Political Economy of Professional Sport

  • New Horizons in the Economics of Sport series

Jean-Fran├žois Bourg and Jean-Jacques Gouguet

This timely book offers a critical interpretation of the traditional social and economic accounts of sport. It provides an incisive analysis of professional sport and defines alternative foundations to the present model. The authors demonstrate that professional sport is an extremely complex phenomenon encompassing many unique factors depending on its global reach, financing and organization.
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Jean-Fran├žois Bourg and Jean-Jacques Gouguet