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Globalization, migration, citizenship, and sport celebrity: Locating Lydia Ko between and beyond New Zealand and South Korea
journal contributionposted on 2020-02-11, 11:58 authored by Ik Young Chang, Steve Jackson, Minhyeok TakMinhyeok Tak
The contested terrain surrounding globalization, migration, citizenship, and national identity shape the context in which modern sport celebrity develops in Asia. Focusing on female golf phenomenon Lydia Ko, the analysis locates her celebrity and national identity between her place of birth–Korea–and her place of citizenship–New Zealand. Several intersecting factors influenced Ko’s celebrity and identity construction including changes in New Zealand immigration policy, changes in Korean state policy towards overseas nationals, negatively viewed attitudes and behaviours of previous foreign-born celebrities of Korean-descent, and Ko’s own public proclamations regarding her national identity.
- Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
Published inThe International Journal of the History of Sport
Pages643 - 659
PublisherInforma UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group
- AM (Accepted Manuscript)
Rights holder© Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group
Publisher statementThis is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in The International Journal of the History of Sport on 23 October 2019, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/09523367.2019.1675644.