Nation, state and identity in international sport
Taylor and Francis
MetadataDangos cofnod eitem llawn
The question of eligibility for international sporting representation (ISR) has become increasingly contentious. In this paper we argue that the current ISR regulations are outdated and problematic. Sporting governing bodies ought to ignore citizenship as a criterion for ISR, and instead ISR should be based on a normative account of national belonging which would operate primarily on grounds of early socialisation and longterm residency. This approach would avoid many of the pragmatic and moral pathologies of ISR, and would utilise sports potential in promoting a liberal and progressive understanding of national ties.
Iorwerth H., Hardman A. and Jones C.R. (2014) 'Nation, state and identity in international sport', National Identities, 16(4), pp. 327-347
Dynodwr Gwrthrych Digidol (DOI)http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14608944.2014.897316
This article was published in National Identities on 26 March 2014 (online), available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14608944.2014.897316
Cardiff Metropolitan University (Grant ID: Cardiff Metropolian (Internal))
- Sport Research Groups 
Yn dangos eitemau sy’n perthyn drwy deitl, awdur, pwnc a chrynodeb.
An Investigation Into the Social Complexity of Sporting Nationalisms during the British and Irish Lions tour of 2013. Jones, Evan (Cardiff Metropolitan University, 2014)This thesis is broadly concerned with the role that international sport plays in the construction and representation of national identity, Wales in particular. It addresses the complex relationship between sport and ...
Tudor, Owain (University of Wales Institute Cardiff, 2009)The 'Welsh Language Act 1993' passed by the UK Government states that every public body within Wales must provide their services bilingually to the public. This act covered services such as Post Offices, the Driving and ...
Iorwerth, Hywel; Hardman, Alun (Taylor and Francis, 2015-04-29)In their recent contribution to JPS, Gleaves and Llewellyn argue on lusory and ethical grounds that elite sporting competition should cease to be predicated on competitions between nations. From a lusory perspective, ...