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Dr Andrew Grainger PhD, MPhEd

Lecturer

Doctoral Co-Supervisor
School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition

Dr Andy Grainger holds a Masters degree in Sport and Leisure Studies from the University Otago and a PhD in Physical Cultural Studies from the University of Maryland, College Park. Andy has taught courses in physical cultural studies, the sociology of sport, sport history, and sport management at universities in NZ, the US, and the UK. Andy's research and teaching encompasses the critical, socio-historical analysis of sport, leisure, health, and physical culture. His primary research interests include the globalisation of sport, technology and sport, and sport and national identity.

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: 64-6-356 9099 (ex 84533)
    Location: 2.13, PTC Building
    Campus: Manawatu

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Maryland (2008)
  • Master of Physical Education - University of Otago (2000)

Certifications and Registrations

  • Licence, Co-Supervisor, Massey University

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Physical Cultural Studies; Sociology of sport; Political economy of sport; Globalization and sport; Sport and technology; inequality in sport; sport policy.

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship, Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Consumption and Everyday Life (200203): Cultural Studies (200200): Cultural Theory (200204): Globalisation and Culture (200206): Languages, Communication And Culture (200000): Multicultural, Intercultural and Cross-cultural Studies (200209):
Social Theory (160806): Sociology (160800): Sociology and Social Studies of Science and Technology (160808): Studies In Human Society (160000)

Research Outputs

Journal

Macdermid, PW., Kuroda, Y., & Grainger, A. (2021). The interaction of competition and terrain on pacing during cross-county running races in junior athletes. Research in Sports Medicine.
[Journal article]Authored by: Grainger, A., Macdermid, P.
Grainger, AD., Rick, OJC., & Andrews, DL. (2014). Bound to the Nation: Pacific Islands Rugby and the IRB's New ‘One-Country-For-Life’ Eligibility Rules.. Sport in Society. 17(7), 977-991
[Journal article]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD., Newman, J., & Falcous, M. (2012). Where Have All the White Boys Gone?: (Post)Colonial Anxieties and the Browning of New Zealand Rugby. The Contemporary Pacific. 24(2), 267-295
[Journal article]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD. (2011). Fear and (Self-)Loathing in Academia. Cultural Studies - Critical Methodologies. 11(6), 558-564
[Journal article]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD. (2009). Island Magic: Pacific Peoples, Rugby, and the Embodiment of Neo-colonial Discourse. Junctures : The Journal for Thematic Dialogue. 12, 45-63
[Journal article]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD. (2009). Rugby, Pacific Peoples, and the Cultural Politics of National Identity in New Zealand. The International Journal of the History of Sport. 26(16), 2335-2357
[Journal article]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD. (2006). From Immigrant to Overstayer: Samoan Identity, Rugby, and the Cultural Politics of Race and Nation in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Journal of Sport and Social Issues. 30(1), 45-61
[Journal article]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD., & Andrews, DL. (2005). Resisting Rupert through Sporting Rituals?: The Transnational Media Corporation and Global-Local Sport Cultures. International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing. 1(1-2), 3-16
[Journal article]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD. (2005). The New Immigrants?: Samoan Rugby and the Politics of Race and Nation in New Zealand. The Maryland Historian. 29(1-2), 50-68
[Journal article]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD., Andrews, DL., & Newman, J. (2003). Even Better Than the Real Thing?: The XFL and Football’s Future. Football Studies. 6(2), 5-21
[Journal article]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD., & Andrews, DL. (2003). Postmodern Puma. M/C: A Journal of Media and Culture. (6), 1-10
[Journal article]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD., & Jackson, SJ. (2000). Sports Marketing and the Challenges of Globalization: A Case Study of Cultural Resistance in New Zealand. International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship. 2(2), 111-125
[Journal article]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD., & Jackson, SJ. (1999). Resisting the Swoosh in the Land of the Long White Cloud. Peace Review. 11(4), 511-516
[Journal article]Authored by: Grainger, A.

Book

Grainger, A. (2021). Sport, advertising and promotional culture. In E. Pike (Ed.) Research Handbook on Sports and Society. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing
[Chapter]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD., Rick, OJC., & Andrews, DL. (2015). Bound to the Nation: Pacific Islands Rugby and the IRB’s New ‘One-Country-For-Life’ Eligibility Rules.. In M. Guschwan (Ed.) Sport and Citizenship. (pp. 119 - 133). : Routledge
[Chapter]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD. (2014). Rugby, Pacific Peoples, and the Cultural Politics of National Identity in New Zealand. In CR. King (Ed.) Sport in the Pacific: Colonial and Postcolonial Consequences. (pp. 25 - 47).
[Chapter]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, A., & Andrews, DL. (2012). International Olympic Committee. In G. Ritzer (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Globalization. (pp. 1169 - 1174). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell
[Chapter]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD., & Andrews, DL. (2011). The 'Packer Affair' and the Early Marriage of Television and Sport. In S. Wagg (Ed.) Myths and Milestones in the History of Sport. (pp. 239 - 261). : Palgrave Macmillan
[Chapter]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD. (2011). Migrants, mercenaries and overstayers: Talent migration in Pacific Island rugby. In M. Falcous, & JA. Maguire (Eds.) Sport and Migration: Border, Boundaries and Crossings. (pp. 129 - 140). : Routledge
[Chapter]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD., & Andrews, DL. (2008). Pacific (White) Multiculturalism: Rugby, Pacific Peoples, and the Egalitarian Myth in New Zealand. In C. Hallinan, & SJ. Jackson (Eds.) Social and Cultural Diversity in a Sporting World. (pp. 141 - 165).
[Chapter]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Andrews, DL., & Grainger, AD. (2007). Sport and Globalization. In G. Ritzer (Ed.) The Blackwell Companion to Globalization. (pp. 478 - 497). Malden, MA: Blackwell
[Chapter]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD., Newman, JI., & Andrews, DL. (2006). Sport, the media, and the construction of race. In AA. Raney, & J. Bryant (Eds.) Handbook of Sports and the Media. (pp. 447 - 467). Maharah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbawm
[Chapter]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD., Newman, JI., & Andrews, DL. (2005). Global adidas: Sport, Celebrity, and the Marketing of Difference. In J. Amis, & TB. Cornwell (Eds.) Global Sport Sponsorship. (pp. 89 - 105). Oxford, UK: Berg
[Chapter]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD. (2005). “I’m Afraid of Americans”?: New Zealand’s Cultural Resistance to Violence in ‘Globally’-Produced Sports Advertising. In SJ. Jackson, & DL. Andrews (Eds.) Sport, Culture and Advertising: Identities, Commodities and the Politics of Representation. (pp. 192 - 212).
[Chapter]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, A. (2004). Ice Hockey. In GS. Cross (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America. : Scribner
[Chapter]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Jackson, SJ., Grainger, AD., & Batty, R. (2004). Media Sport, Globalisation and the Challenges to Commercialisation: Sport Advertising and Cultural Resistance in Aotearoa/New Zealand. In T. Slack (Ed.) The Commercialisation of Sport. (pp. 207 - 225). New York: Routledge
[Chapter]Authored by: Grainger, A.

Conference

Postlethwaite, V., Beissel, AS., & Grainger, A.Beyond the bottom line? Gender, branding and the Australia/New Zealand AsOne 2023 bid strategy for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World CupTM. . Worcester, UK
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, A., & Andrews, DL.At play in the laboratory: Neoliberal zeal and the remaking of New Zealand sport. . Vancouver, Canada
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, A.Symbolic Resistance and Contested Allegiance: Pacific Peoples in New Zealand Rugby. . Palmerston North, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, A."Where Have All the White Boys Gone?”: National Spatial Anxieties and the Browning of New Zealand Rugby. . Canterbury, UK
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, A.White Fright: Pacific Peoples, Effeminization, and the Discourse of Anglo Decline in New Zealand Rugby. . Ottawa, Canada
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, A., & Newman, JI.Global adidas: Sport, Celebrity, and the Marketing of Difference. . Memphis, TN
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, A.From Immigrant to Overstayer: Nationalism, Rugby, and Pacific Island Identity. . Tucson, AZ
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, A., Newman, JI., & Andrews, DL.“Fear the Turtle”? The Governance of the Student Subject Within the Corporatized University. . Montreal, Canada
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, A., & Andrews, DL.Resisting Rupert: Challenging the Global Sport Media Economy.. . Indianapolis, IN
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, A., & Andrews, DL.The Logic of “Murdochism” in the Sport-Media Complex. . Washington, D.C.
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, A.Globalization and the Black Sporting Pacific: A Preliminary Analysis. . San Antonio, TX
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, A., & Jackson, SJ.Sport, Globalization and Advertising: Social Policy and Cultural Resistance in New Zealand. . Budapest, Hungary
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, A.“I’m Afraid of Americans”? New Zealand’s Cultural Resistance to Violence in ‘Globally’-Produced Sports Advertising. . Queenstown, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, A., & Jackson, SJ.Globalisation, Sport and Advertising: Media Violence, Social Policy and Cultural Resistance in New Zealand. . Wellington, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Grainger, A.

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

  • 234.131 Introduction to Sport Organisations and Development
  • 234.135 Sociology of Sport and Exercise
  • 234.331 Sport in the Social Context

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