Sport in Europe’s era of austerity: crisis or adaptation?

Roberts, Ken ORCID: 0000-0001-7492-9953
(2017) Sport in Europe’s era of austerity: crisis or adaptation? International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 37 (1/2). 123 - 130.

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<jats:sec> <jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Purpose</jats:title> <jats:p>The purpose of this paper is to assess whether European sport has been damaged or adapted during the austerity in public sector and consumer spending that has followed the financial crisis of 2008-2009.</jats:p> </jats:sec> <jats:sec> <jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Design/methodology/approach</jats:title> <jats:p>Review of literature and data.</jats:p> </jats:sec> <jats:sec> <jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Findings</jats:title> <jats:p>Sport has adapted successfully.</jats:p> </jats:sec> <jats:sec> <jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Research limitations/implications</jats:title> <jats:p>The overall conclusions will not apply to every sport in every country.</jats:p> </jats:sec> <jats:sec> <jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Practical implications</jats:title> <jats:p>Sport flourishes when it adapts to historical trends.</jats:p> </jats:sec> <jats:sec> <jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Originality/value</jats:title> <jats:p>Updates all previous reviews.</jats:p> </jats:sec>

Item Type: Article
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2017 06:29
Last Modified: 15 Apr 2021 07:31
DOI: 10.1108/ijssp-11-2014-0102