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Corruption in sport: From the playing field to the field of policy

Masters, Adam


How is corruption in sport evolving into a global public policy issue? In the past century, four trends have affected sport according to Paoli and Donati (2013) - de-amateurisation at the turn of the twentieth century, medicalisation since the 1960s, politicisation and commercialisation to the point where sport is now a business worth more than US$141 billion annually. Each of these trends had a corrupting effect on what is generally perceived as a past 'golden age' of sport. In the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Policy & Society: journal of public, foreign and global policy
DOI: 10.1016/j.polsoc.2015.04.002


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