David Rowe

Professor, University of Western Sydney, Australia

Professor David Rowe is Director of the Centre for Cultural Research (CCR) at the University of Western Sydney, Australia. He joined the Centre for Cultural Research in March 2006 from the Cultural Institutions and Practices Research Centre (CIPS) at the University of Newcastle, Australia, where he was Founding Director and Professor in Media and Cultural Studies.  His books, which have been translated into several languages, include the co-authoredGlobalization and Sport: Playing the World (2001, Sage), Sport, Culture and the Media: The Unruly Trinity (second edition, 2004, Open University Press), and the edited Critical Readings: Sport, Culture and the Media (2004, Open University Press).  David is also a frequent commentator in print, electronic and online media.

Publications arising from research undertaken in connection with the Play the Game conference 2005: Rowe, D. (2007) Sports Journalism: Still the Toy Department of the News Media?’, Journalism Rowe, D. (2007) Power Trip: Sport and Media, International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing Rowe, D. (2006) Media Sport Culture: An Education in the Politics of Acquisition, Proceedings of the Korean Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (KAHPERD) International Sport Science Congress. Korea: KAHPERD: 137-49.

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