Rugby Union and Globalization

An Odd-Shaped World

  • John Harris

Part of the Global Culture and Sport book series (GCS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
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  10. Back Matter
    Pages 151-168

About this book


In 1995 rugby union finally became a professional sport following more than a century as an amateur game. This book offers a critical analysis of the sport in the professional era and assesses the relationship between the local and the global in contemporary rugby union.


globalization migration Sport sports

Authors and affiliations

  • John Harris
    • 1
  1. 1.Kent State UniversityUSA

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