Towards a Typology of (International) Comparative Sports Law (Research)

  • Robert C. R. Siekmann
  • Janwillem Soek
Part of the ASSER International Sports Law Series book series (ASSER)


This contribution presents the international comparative research that was undertaken by the ASSER international Sports Law Centre in The Hague in the previous decade, in most cases in cooperation with other national and in particular international sports law centres and individual researchers at those centres or connected with universities. The ASSER experience is used here to apply and test in practice to sports law research a set of distinctions which are proposed in general comparative law literature, such as internal and external comparative law; national and international comparative law; comparative law in the stricter and wider sense; horizontal and vertical comparative law; and macro and micro comparative law.


Social Dialogue Professional Football Discriminatory Measure National Sport Sport Sector 
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© T.M.C. ASSER PRESS, The Hague, The Netherlands, and the authors/editors  2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The HagueThe Netherlands

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