Political football

Hindley, D., 2004. Political football. Corporate Governance International, 6 (4), pp. 18-33.

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Abstract

Much has been written in recent years about governance in the areas of political science, public policy, local government and international relations. However, little research effort has been devoted to examining the term in relation to the organisation, administration and management of sports bodies. This paper is concerned with the way sport is governed, and in particular evaluating the utility of the concept of governance in understanding aspects of the management and policy process in English professional football. The research finds that governance broadens our conceptual repertoire, introduces greater sensitivity and subtlety into policy analysis, and highlights problems of coordination across sports' governing bodies, interest groups and policy actors.

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: Corporate Governance International
Creators: Hindley, D.
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell/Thompson Reuters
Date: 2004
Volume: 6
Number: 4
Rights: © 2004 Sweet & Maxwell. Permission is for Nottingham Trent University’s Institutional Repository only. Any further use (including storage, transmission or reproduction by electronic means) shall be the subject of a separate application for permission.
Divisions: Schools > School of Education
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Added: 09 Oct 2015 11:01
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2015 14:40
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/21583

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