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312 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526143662


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The greening of golf

Sport, globalization and the environment

First Edition

Brad Millington and Brian Wilson

Published by Manchester University Press

Globalizing Sport Studies

  • Golf is a major global industry, played by more than 60 million worldwide with more than 32,000 courses around the world, including courses in Africa, Central America and Central Asia
  • This is the first comprehensive study of the varying impacts of golf on the environment
  • Based on extensive empirical research including interviews with major stakeholders in the golf industry and members of protest groups
  • Examines golf as a sport and as a global industry, drawing on three discrete literatures: the study of sport as a global social movement, environmental sociology and the study of corporate environmentalism
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