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Dr Andrew Grainger

Lecturer

School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition

Dr Andy Grainger holds a Masters degree in Sport and Leisure Studies from the University Otago and a PhD in Physical Cultural Studies from the University of Maryland, College Park. Andy has taught courses in physical cultural studies, the sociology of sport, sport history, and sport management at universities in NZ, the US, and the UK. Andy's research and teaching encompasses the critical, socio-historical analysis of sport, leisure, health, and physical culture. His primary research interests include the globalisation of sport, technology and sport, and sport and national identity.

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: 64-6-356 9099 (ex 84533)
    Location: 2.13, PTC Building
    Campus: Manawatu

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Physical Cultural Studies; Sociology of sport; Political economy of sport; Globalization and sport; Sport and technology; inequality in sport; sport policy.

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship, Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Consumption and Everyday Life (200203): Cultural Studies (200200): Cultural Theory (200204): Globalisation and Culture (200206): Languages, Communication And Culture (200000): Multicultural, Intercultural and Cross-cultural Studies (200209):
Social Theory (160806): Sociology (160800): Sociology and Social Studies of Science and Technology (160808): Studies In Human Society (160000)

Research Outputs

Journal

Grainger, AD., Rick, OJC., & Andrews, DL. (2014). Bound to the Nation: Pacific Islands Rugby and the IRB's New ‘One-Country-For-Life’ Eligibility Rules.. Sport in Society. 17(7), 977-991
[Journal article]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD., Newman, J., & Falcous, M. (2012). Where Have All the White Boys Gone?: (Post)Colonial Anxieties and the Browning of New Zealand Rugby. The Contemporary Pacific. 24(2), 267-295
[Journal article]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD. (2011). Fear and (Self-)Loathing in Academia. Cultural Studies - Critical Methodologies. 11(6), 558-564
[Journal article]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD. (2009). Island Magic: Pacific Peoples, Rugby, and the Embodiment of Neo-colonial Discourse. Junctures : The Journal for Thematic Dialogue. 12, 45-63
[Journal article]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD. (2009). Rugby, Pacific Peoples, and the Cultural Politics of National Identity in New Zealand. The International Journal of the History of Sport. 26(16), 2335-2357
[Journal article]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD. (2006). From Immigrant to Overstayer: Samoan Identity, Rugby, and the Cultural Politics of Race and Nation in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Journal of Sport and Social Issues. 30(1), 45-61
[Journal article]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD., & Andrews, DL. (2005). Resisting Rupert through Sporting Rituals?: The Transnational Media Corporation and Global-Local Sport Cultures. International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing. 1(1-2), 3-16
[Journal article]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD. (2005). The New Immigrants?: Samoan Rugby and the Politics of Race and Nation in New Zealand. The Maryland Historian. 29(1-2), 50-68
[Journal article]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD., Andrews, DL., & Newman, J. (2003). Even Better Than the Real Thing?: The XFL and Football’s Future. Football Studies. 6(2), 5-21
[Journal article]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD., & Andrews, DL. (2003). Postmodern Puma. M/C: A Journal of Media and Culture. (6), 1-10
[Journal article]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD., & Jackson, SJ. (2000). Sports Marketing and the Challenges of Globalization: A Case Study of Cultural Resistance in New Zealand. International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship. 2(2), 111-125
[Journal article]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD., & Jackson, SJ. (1999). Resisting the Swoosh in the Land of the Long White Cloud. Peace Review. 11(4), 511-516
[Journal article]Authored by: Grainger, A.

Book

Grainger, AD., Rick, OJC., & Andrews, DL. (2015). Bound to the Nation: Pacific Islands Rugby and the IRB’s New ‘One-Country-For-Life’ Eligibility Rules.. In M. Guschwan (Ed.) Sport and Citizenship. (pp. 119 - 133). : Routledge
[Chapter]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD. (2014). Rugby, Pacific Peoples, and the Cultural Politics of National Identity in New Zealand. In CR. King (Ed.) Sport in the Pacific: Colonial and Postcolonial Consequences. (pp. 25 - 47).
[Chapter]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD., & Andrews, DL. (2011). The 'Packer Affair' and the Early Marriage of Television and Sport. In S. Wagg (Ed.) Myths and Milestones in the History of Sport. (pp. 239 - 261). : Palgrave Macmillan
[Chapter]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD. (2011). New Labour Mercenaries: Immigration, Exploitation and Pacific Peoples in New Zealand Rugby. In M. Falcous, & JA. Maguire (Eds.) Sport and Migration: Border, Boundaries and Crossings. (pp. 129 - 140). : Routledge
[Chapter]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD., & Andrews, DL. (2008). Pacific (White) Multiculturalism: Rugby, Pacific Peoples, and the Egalitarian Myth in New Zealand. In C. Hallinan, & SJ. Jackson (Eds.) Social and Cultural Diversity in a Sporting World. (pp. 141 - 165).
[Chapter]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Andrews, DL., & Grainger, AD. (2007). Sport and Globalization. In G. Ritzer (Ed.) The Blackwell Companion to Globalization. (pp. 478 - 497). Malden, MA: Blackwell
[Chapter]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD., Newman, JI., & Andrews, DL. (2006). Sport, Race, and the Media. In AA. Raney, & J. Bryant (Eds.) Handbook of Sports and the Media. (pp. 447 - 467). Maharah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbawm
[Chapter]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD., Newman, JI., & Andrews, DL. (2005). Global adidas: Sport, Celebrity, and the Marketing of Difference. In J. Amis, & TB. Cornwell (Eds.) Global Sport Sponsorship. (pp. 89 - 105). Oxford, UK: Berg
[Chapter]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Grainger, AD. (2005). “I’m Afraid of Americans”?: New Zealand’s Cultural Resistance to Violence in ‘Globally’-Produced Sports Advertising. In SJ. Jackson, & DL. Andrews (Eds.) Sport, Culture and Advertising: Identities, Commodities and the Politics of Representation. (pp. 192 - 212).
[Chapter]Authored by: Grainger, A.
Jackson, SJ., Grainger, AD., & Batty, R. (2004). Media Sport, Globalisation and the Challenges to Commercialisation: Sport Advertising and Cultural Resistance in Aotearoa/New Zealand. In T. Slack (Ed.) The Commercialisation of Sport. (pp. 207 - 225). New York: Routledge
[Chapter]Authored by: Grainger, A.

Supervision and Teaching

Courses Coordinated

  • 234.131 Introduction to Sport Organisations and Development
  • 234.135 Sociology of Sport and Exercise
  • 234.331 Sport in the Social Context

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