Accepted abstracts

Here, you can find a list of all accepted abstracts for Play the Game 2013.

The final list of approved abstracts that will be presented at Play the Game can be downloaded here.

  • Gambling-led Corruption in Sport: A Case Study on Australia, Jack Anderson
  • Match-fixing in London Olympic year – scandals, lessons & policy developments, Kevin Carpenter
  • Match-fixing: Criminalisation vs. the Ultima Ratio Principle, Salomeja Zaksaite
  • NOC and Sports Confederation of Denmark adopts strong regulations against match fixing, Casper Hollerup, Mads Boesen, Jesper Frigast Larsen, Steen Dahl Pedersen
  • Turkish Match Fixing Scandal in 2010-2011 and Beyond: Fair Play or Fairy Tale?, Gamze Bal
  • WANTED! Reward for Injury: Bounty Scheme in the NFL as a form of Match-fixing – A US and European comparative model, Karen Lynn Jones
  • An Evaluation of the FIFA Reform Process, Roger Pielke
  • Playing in the Main Game, Bonita Mersiades,
  • Sports Reforms: Fact or phantom - Is integrity 'optional', Bastien Lynette Wallace
  • The Democratization of Athletes:  What if athletes determined who governed their sports?, Peter Donnelly
  • The Doom Loop of Intercollegiate Athletics and Its Parallels to the IOC and FIFA, Benjamin Bendrich,
  • The Last World Cup?: Slavoj Žižek and the (Im)Possibility of Democratic Reform of FIFA, Tim Walters
  • The Management of Corruption and Fraud in Football in England, Arjun Medhi
  • The winner takes it all? Changing ideals of winning in amateur (youth) sport in the Netherlands, Marjet Derks, Inge Claringbould
  • Who's in, who's out: the Federation of Gay Games' experience in reforming its sports program, Marc Naimark, Les Johnson, Sébastien Datiche
  • Anti-Doping in Australia post Armstrong – the end(s) of the law?, Martin Hardie,

  • Diversifying, targeting, investigating and cooperating: anti-doping after US Postal, Herman Ram
  • Doping, Sports and Control: An athlete’s view!, Nils Zurawski, Marcel Scharf
  • The anti-doping dilemma: Saving sport, sacrificing athletes?, Jaimie Fuller
  • The limits of testing: the evolution of the Gay Games anti-doping policy, Marc Naimark, Les Johnson, Sébastien Datiche
  • A place to play: can LGBT sport offer a model for recreational athletes in mainstream sport?, Marc Naimark, Les Johnson, Sébastien Datiche,
  • Gender policy and organizational change in Disability Sport in UAE, Dawood Ali Hashem
  • Law’s contribution to Youth Sport: Over Regulating and Undermining Participation?, Guy Osborn, Steve Greenfield
  • Lessons from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar: Sport Development Initiatives and the potential for India’s Sociologies of Sport, Sanjay Tewari
  • Making the World Safe for Capitalism: A Critique of Global Sport and "Development”, John Nauright
  • On the Piste: the challenges facing the voluntary sport of petanque in the United Kingdom, David John Hindley
  • Hosting major sporting events – The challenge of utilizing stadiums after the party is over, Harry Arne Solberg, Jens Alm, Rasmus Storm, Eva Umancova
  • 500 days to the 2014 World Cup –What is in the Brazilian media agenda?, Tatiane Hilgemberg Figueiredo
  • A Pride House at the Olympics: How some people play, Marc Naimark, Les Johnson, Sébastien Datiche
  • FC Barcelona and the Qatar Foundation; Cultural Confirmation or Corporate Sellout?, Jim OBrien
  • Hosting Sporting Mega-Events in the BRICS - Labour Law Concerns, Ryan Gauthier
  • Killing for you: How Brazil is preparing for the World Cup and the Olympics, Elizabeth Martin
  • Realising Mega-Event Legacy:  Lessons from the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Stadium Programme, Trish Audit, Eamonn Molloy
  • Secure Mega Sport Events in High-Crime Societies? Implications of the Meeting of the Global Security Models of Sport Mega Events with the Brazilian Public Security at the FIFA World Cup 2014, Dennis Pauschinger
  • The Meaning of Medals: A Study on Social Costs and Benefits of National Sporting Success, Jan Haut, Robert Prohl, Eike Emrich
  • The tension between sport mega events and every day sport violence in Latin America, Javier Szlifman 
  • What is Football For? A Modest Proposal. Or, Can Slavoj Žižek Save Football (by Making it Communist)?, Tim Walters
  • Club magazine or Facebook? – An analysis of media usage patterns in professional football, Christoph Gerrit Grimmer, Verena Burk, Tim Pawlowski
  • COLD HARD FACTS: Physical Activity and Sport as a tool for crime and poverty alleviation and unemployment in the Caribbean, Nova Alexander, Delroy Alexander
  • Danish Elitecoaches need Management training, Line Svindt, Mie Hansen
  • Global Sports Political Power Index - how much international influence does Danish sport have?, Poul Broberg
  • Managing sports event volunteers, G Gavrilov
  • Playing the Game: Australia's Bid to Host the World Cup, Bonita Mersiades
  • Resolving the Ethics of Uncertainty: Blood Doping in the Early Years, Cora M. Olson
  • Social Media Agenda Setting in Sport. The thematisation of German sports in Social Media during the Olympic Games 2012, Thomas Horky
  • Sport for development or underdevelopment: A case example of the Mathare Youth Sport Association (MYSA), Oscar Mwaanga, Kurt Wachter
  • Sports As a Paradox: Between Winning and Ethical Practices, Clement Oluseun Fasan
  • Sports journalism ethics in broadsheet newspaper organisations in India, Australia and the UK, Peter English
  • The Gagging of Olympic Athletes, Nikki Dryden
  • The presence of ex-athletes in advertising. A study of Spanish case, Joaquin Marin Montin
  • The Right to Play: Empowering Girls Through Play, Jakob Silas Lund, Maria Bobenrieth
  • The Trial of Mohamed Bin Hammam, James Corbett
  • FIFA's World Cup Host Selection Process Reforms: Style or Substance?, Ryan Gauthier,
  • Is it Really A New Era for Women’s Sport? The International Canoe Federation's Dirty Little Secret, Pamela Boteler, Elaine Keene
  • Sports Reforms: Fact or Phantom, Carole U. Beckford
  • Truth, Lies and History: John Furlong and Canadian Sports’ Moral Vacuum, Laura Jane Robinson
  • Towards level playing fields? A time trend analysis of the social stratification of club organised sports participation among adolescents from 1989 to 2009, Hanne Vandermeerschen, Jeroen Scheerder
  • Social media usage in Beijing and Sochi Olympic Games: a delicate balance between power and communication imperatives, Roy Panagiotopoulou, Francoise Papa

  • The Fight against Doping - An Agent-based Analysis, Sascha  Hokamp, Daniel  Westmattelmann, Marcel  Goelden, Gerhard  Schewe

  • Legal legacy of the Olympic Games – an emerging issue, Karolina Tetlak

  • Racism in Russian football as a challenge to World Cup 2018, Elizaveta Zhuk

  • Sport Legacy and the Hosting of Mega-Sport Events, Stephen Frawley

  • Sport participation and the role of sport facilities, Remco Hoekman

  • Sporting events and sportparticipation: a realistic view, Koen  Breedveld, Paul  Hover, Jerzy Straatmeijer

  • The challenges of hosting major sports events - the Brazilian experience, Brenno Daguiar De Souza

  • Who are ya? How social media is used to exploit young players, Steve Menary

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