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Title: Leaning towards China: Taiwanese basketball talent migration to the PRC
Authors: Cho, Wan-Ching
Cheng, Chih-Fu
Bairner, Alan
Tan, Tien-Chin
Keywords: Taiwan
Patron-client network
Migratory flow
Globalization
Political institution
Issue Date: 2019
Publisher: © Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Citation: CHO, W-C. .... et al., 2019. Leaning towards China: Taiwanese basketball talent migration to the PRC. International Journal of the History of Sport, Doi: 10.1080/09523367.2019.1584188
Abstract: This study aims to examine the different influences on Taiwanese basketball migration from 1999 to the present particularly in relation to the specific political relationship between Taiwan and China. Political influence on sports talent migration is well recognized, but has yet to be fully explored. This study contributes to our understanding of sport migration by providing in-depth empirical and analytical insights into the role of political influences, thereby adding to an understanding of the institutional factors that can either impede or facilitate sport labour migration and of the key networks involved in specific migratory processes.
Description: This paper is in closed access until 7th Dec 2020.
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2019.1584188
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/37946
Publisher Link: https://doi.org/10.1080/09523367.2019.1584188
ISSN: 0952-3367
Appears in Collections:Closed Access (Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences)

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