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dc.contributor.authorMillington, Roberten
dc.date2010-03-10 16:17:56.496
dc.date2010-03-17 14:51:15.919
dc.date.accessioned2010-03-18T20:07:03Z
dc.date.available2010-03-18T20:07:03Z
dc.date.issued2010-03-18T20:07:03Z
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1974/5449
dc.descriptionThesis (Master, Kinesiology & Health Studies) -- Queen's University, 2010-03-17 14:51:15.919en
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this thesis is to explore the intersection of sport for development and peace (SDP) and global corporate philanthropy through a case study of the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) “Basketball Without Borders” (BWB). The NBA promotes BWB as a means to social and economic development in the global South by wedding basketball with education on social issues and the development of sport-related infrastructure. However, the NBA’s participation in SDP is emblematic of broader issues in neoliberal globalization, and, as such, an historical and discursive analysis is undertaken to interrogate the seemingly divergent pursuits of capitalism and international development. I argue that the consequences of transnational corporations like the NBA entering developing nations for the purposes of promoting development through sport results in the prioritization of commercialism over development, and the (re)production of hegemonic and neocolonial ideologies and practices.en
dc.language.isoengen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCanadian thesesen
dc.rightsThis publication is made available by the authority of the copyright owner solely for the purpose of private study and research and may not be copied or reproduced except as permitted by the copyright laws without written authority from the copyright owner.en
dc.subjectSport for Development and Peaceen
dc.subjectDevelopmenten
dc.subjectCorporate Capitalismen
dc.subjectCorporate Philanthropyen
dc.subjectNational Basketball Associationen
dc.titleBasketball With(out) Borders: Interrogating the Intersections of Sport, Development, and Capitalismen
dc.typethesisen
dc.description.degreeM.A.en
dc.contributor.supervisorKing, Samantha J.en
dc.contributor.departmentKinesiology and Health Studiesen
dc.degree.grantorQueen's University at Kingstonen


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