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Analysis of sports policy in Greece through a strategic relations perspective 1980–93

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posted on 31.07.2018, 10:58 by Pantelis P. Nassis
The aim of this study is to identify the changing nature of sports policy in Greece in the period 1980–93. Key themes addressed were the relationship between policy goals and the political values of the principal political actors; the impact of the changing nature of the economic and social structure on policy goals and implementation; and the significance of national, local and transnational influences and contexts for sports policy. This study reflects a concern to develop knowledge in this field, in the sense both that Greek sports policy as an object of study has received little research attention, and that the framework of strategic relations theory, which has informed this analysis, has not been employed to date in investigations of sports policy systems in the literature. [Continues.]


Greece, State Scholarships Foundation.



  • Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences


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A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.



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