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