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Mark Dyreson

archery, and Chinese martial arts. Western commentators both searched for universal patterns, a common human appetite for play and competition, and documented difference and diversity. They sometimes depicted non-Western movement cultures as inferior or even debauched. At other times, they regaled Western

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Ted Hayduk III and Matt Walker

selection in sport organizations, the role of diversity management in sport organizations, managing change in and future challenges to sport organizations, and more. One of the more cogent takeaways from the associated line of research is that the financial health of a sport organization is only loosely

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Lauren C. Hindman and Nefertiti A. Walker

. Really?” ( Wertheim & Luther, 2018 ). “[S]exism radiates a forceful effect” on the dearth of women in sport leadership positions ( Fink, 2016 , p. 3). While the number of women working in sport has increased in recent years, the industry remains male dominated. Much of the gain in gender diversity has

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Shaun M. Anderson and Matthew M. Martin

. I want to have inner city programs” (para. 6). To further his commitment to diversity and inclusion in MLB ( Calcaterra, 2017 ), Manfred said, “As the sport of Jackie Robinson and Roberto Clemente, we have a responsibility to uphold and honor their legacies, especially in ensuring that our sport and

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Chen Chen and Daniel S. Mason

disseminated in sport management. For example, Singer ( 2005 ) called attention to the limitations of approaches based on a Eurocentric worldview and presented critical race theory as a theoretical and epistemological alternative. Unfortunately, as Armstrong ( 2011 ) observed, a lack of racial/ethnic diversity

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Chen Chen and Daniel S. Mason

leadership, which will inform of our analysis. The heterogeneity of (post)colonialism First, it is important to acknowledge that although colonialism can be understood as a general historical process, there has been a great diversity in the forms of colonialism and anticolonial struggles ( Young, 2001 ) and

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Yuhei Inoue, Mikihiro Sato and Kevin Filo

sport service contexts, ranging from community youth sport programs to an international sport event, and adopt both hedonic and eudaimonic approaches to understanding the well-being outcomes of sport services. The diversity and breadth of the special issue articles is encouraging and points to the

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Marja Kokkonen

participants’ race/ethnicity, given the currently increasing cultural diversity in Finland in general and increasing transnational migration of athletes. This study also neglected to examine the intersection of age, legally recognized gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation on the GSM participants

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integrated marketing communications (IMC). The Asian Cup brings together 16 nations from the Asian region, with a wide range of different cultures. This diversity creates many challenges to the organizers of the event, particularly in terms of communication. Ambassadors can play a role in this, as they are

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Dana K. Voelker and Justine J. Reel

skating, as John stated: “There’s not really an ideal height or weight. It’s just good proportions.” Adam noted that even at high levels, “Probably no one has the ideal body.” These results demonstrate some diversity and flexibility of views on the ideal skating body for a variety of skating disciplines