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Chappelet, J-L 2016, Raviver la flamme, PPUR, Lausanne.

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Academic Articles

Allison, L & Monnington, T 2002, “Sport, Prestige and International Relations”, Government and Opposition, vol. 37, issue 1, January, pp. 106-134.

Adair, D & Rowe, D 2010. “Beyond boundaries? ‘Race’, ethnicity and identity in sport”, International Review for the Sociology of Sport 2010 45: 251, Sage publication

Beacom, A 2000, “Sport in International Relations: A Case for Cross-Disciplinary Investigation”, The Sports Historian, vol. 20, no. 2, November, pp. 1-23.

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Coalter, F 2004 (26-27 April), “Sport and Social Inclusion”, Paper presented at the Sport and Multicultural Dialogue, INSEP, Paris.

Cornelissen, S 2008, “Scripting the nation: Sport, mega-events, foreign policy and state-building in post-apartheid South Africa”, Sport in Society, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 481-493.

Defrance, J & Chamot, J-M 2008, “The Voice of Sport: Expressing a foreign policy through silent cultural action: The case of French foreign policy after the Second World War”, Sport in Society, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 395-413.

De Groot, G 2011, “Sport and Politics – Sometimes a Good Mix”, International Relations and Security Network, ETH Zurich, viewed 18th October, http://www.isn.ethz.ch/isn/Current-Affairs/ISN-Insights/Details?Ing=en&id=126618&context id734=126618&contextid735=126615&tabid=126615.

Donnelly, P. 2008, “Sport and human rights”, Sport in Society, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 381-394.

Elling, A, Knoppers, A & Knop, PD 2001, “The Social Integrative Meaning of Sport: A Critical and Comparative Analysis of Policy and Practice in the Netherlands”, SSJ, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 414-434.

Fischer, N 2002, “Competitive Sport’s Imitation of War: Imaging the Completeness of Virtue, Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, XXIX, p. 16.

Frost, L, Halabi, A & Lightbody, M 2013, “Expanding social inclusion in community sports organizations: evidence from rural Australian Football clubs”, Discussion Paper 31/13, Monash University, Department of Economics, pp. 1-41.

Gasser, PK & Levinsen, A 2004, “Breaking post-war ice: Open Fun Football Schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, Sport in Society, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 457-472.

Gerrard, DF 2008, “Playing foreign policy games: States, drugs and other Olympian vices”, Sport in Society, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 459-466.

Giulianotti, R 2011, “Sport, Transnational Peacemaking, and Global Civil Society: Exploring the Reflective Discourses of ‘Sport, Development, and Peace’ Project Officials”, Journal of Sport & Social Issues, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 50-71.

Haigh, S & Jackson, SJ 2008, “Between and beyond politics: Sport and foreign policy in a globalizing world”, Sport in Society, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 349-358.

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Jarvie, G 2003, “Communitarism, sport and social capital: Neighbourly insights into Scottish sport”, International Review for the Sociology of Sport, vol. 38, no. 2, pp. 139-153.

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Manzenreiter, W 2008, “Football diplomacy, post-colonialism and Japan’s quest for normal state status”, Sport in Society, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 414-428.

Merkel, U 2008, “The Politics of Sport Diplomacy and Reunification in Divided Korea: One Nation, Two Countries and Three Flags”, International Review for the Sociology of Sport, vol. 43, no. 3, pp. 289-311.

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Press Articles

Bower, E 2011, “Sports in Development & Diplomacy: Empowerment of the Human Spirit”, The Jakarta Globe, 24th July, last viewed 12th October 2011, http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/globebeyond/sports-in-development-diplomacy-empowerment-of-the-human-spirit/454873.

Cha, P 2013, “How real sports diplomacy work”, CNN, 17th December 2013, last viewed 18th December 2013, http://globalpublicsquare.blogs.cnn.com/2013/12/17/how-real-sports-diplomacy-works/

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Rice, X 2011 “South Sudan marks statehood with football match”, The Guardian, 10th July, last viewed 13th October, http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jul/10/south-sudan-statehood-football-match.

Singh, HS 2011, “India, Pakistan in talks of ‘cricket diplomacy’ summit”, CNN news, 28th March, last viewed 15th October, http://articles.cnn.com/2011-03-28/world/india.cricket.diplomacy_1_mumbai-terror-attacks-india-and-pakistan-world-cup-cricket?_s=PM:WORLD.

Sonntag, A 2016 “Une diplomatie européenne du sport ?” Le Monde Sport, 2nd  September 2016, last viewed 6th February 2017, http://www.lemonde.fr/sport/article/2016/09/02/une-diplomatie-europeenne-du-sport-par-albrecht-sonntag_4991593_3242.html.

Waehlisch, M & Xharra, B 2012 “Development through Football: A Vision for the Balkans”, The Morningside Post, 18th June, last viewed 8th November, http://www.themorningsidepost.com/2012/06/18/development-through-football-a-vision-for-the-balkans/.

Winning, D 2011 “Australia Kicks Off Mideast Diplomacy in a Football Game”, The Wall Street Journal, 6th September, last viewed 15th October, http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111904875404576529170266356528.html.

“American sports envoys in Dar for basketball clinics”, The Guardian Reporter, 9th September 2011, last viewed 18th October 2011, http://www.ippmedia.com/frontend/index.php?l=33174.

“Rwanda’s New Hopes”, FIFA World Magazine, no. 20, May 2011, last viewed 20th October 2011, http://view.vcab.com/?vcabid=geeSeaelhScralph.

“S. Korea and N. Korea invited to field joint team in table tennis”, Yonhap News Agency, 11th May 2011, last viewed 19th October 2011


Official Media Note

US Department of State 2011, “U.S. Department of State Sends NBA and WNBA Legends to Africa as Sports Diplomats”, Media Note, Office of the Spokeperson, Washington, DC, 26th August, last viewed 16th October 2011, http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2011/08/171126.htm


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