Steve Jackson

User Type:

Researcher

Position:

Professor

Organisation:

University of Otago

Location:

Otago

Bio:

Steve Jackson is a Professor specialising in the socio-cultural analysis of sport. He is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and the University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign. In addition to his post at Otago Steve has served as a Visiting Professor at Charles University (Prague, Czech Republic), the University of Jyvaskyla (Finland), the University of British Columbia (Canada) and the National Taiwan Normal University.

He has served as a grant reviewer for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and WADA (World Anti-Doping Association) and currently serves on the following editorial boards: International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Qualitative Research in Sport & Exercise, International Journal of Sport Marketing and Management, and Revista (Journal of the Latin American Association for the Sociocultural Study of Sport, and the Asia Pacific Journal of Sport and Social Science.

Steve’s research focuses on globalisation, national identity and the media and his current research projects include: Sport, Beer Advertising & Masculinity; Globalisation, Sport & Corporate Nationalism; and Sport, Culture and Alcohol.Steve is the past President of the International Sociology of Sport Association (ISSA) and Research Committee 27 of the International Sociology Association (ISA), 2012-2015, (www.issa.otago.ac.nz ).

Recent Publications

Books

Scherer, J. and Jackson, S. (2010). Globalization, Sport and Corporate Nationalism: The New Cultural Economy of the New Zealand All Blacks. Oxford: Peter Lang Publishers.

Wenner, L. and Jackson, S. J. (2009). Sport, Beer, and Gender: Promotional Culture and Contemporary Social Life. Zurich: Peter Lang Publishers.

Jackson, S. J. and Haigh, S. (2009). Sport and Foreign Policy in a Globalising World. London: Routledge

Hallinan, C. and Jackson, S. (2008). Social and Cultural Diversity in a Sporting World. London: Emerald.

Coakley, J., Hallinan, C., Jackson, S. and Mewett, P. (2008). Sports in Society: Issues and Controversies in Australia and New Zealand. Sydney: McGraw-Hill.

Collins, C. and Jackson, S. (2007). Sport in Aotearoa/New Zealand Society. Melbourne: Thomson-Nelson.

Jackson, S. and Andrews, D. (eds) (2005). Sport, Culture and Advertising: Identities, Commodities and the Politics of Representation. London: Routledge.

Andrews, D. and Jackson, S. (eds) (2001). Sport Stars: The Politics of Sporting Celebrity. U.K.: Routledge Publishers.

Other Publications

John, A. and Jackson, S. (2011) Call me loyal: Globalization, corporate nationalism and the America's Cup, International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 46 (4) 399 - 417.

Turner, R. and Jackson, S. (2011). The TransPacific Gaze and Physical Cultural Studies: The consumption, experience and meaning of hip hop culture among New Zealand youth,Revista, 1 (1), 33-55.

Gee, S., & Jackson, S. J. (2011). The Southern Man city as cultural place and Speight’s space: Locating the masculinity-sport-beer “holy trinity” in New Zealand. In M. Sam and J. Hughson (eds). Sport in the City: Cultural Connections, (pp. 100-115), London: Routledge.

Gee, S., & Jackson, S.J. (2010). The Southern Man city as cultural place and Speight’s space: Locating the masculinity-sport-beer “holy trinity” in New Zealand. Sport in Society, 13(10), 1492-1507.

Jackson, S., Gee, S. and Scherer, J. (2009). Producing and Consuming Masculinity: New Zealand’s (Speight’s) “Southern Man. In L. Wenner and S. Jackson (Eds), Sport, Beer, and Gender: Promotional Culture and Contemporary Social Life (pp. 181-201),Zurich: Peter Lang Publishers.

Piggin, J., Jackson, S. and M. Lewis (2009). Telling the Truth in Public Policy: An Analysis of New Zealand Sport Policy Discourse, Sociology of Sport Journal, 26 (3), 462–482.

Piggin, J., Jackson, S. and Lewis, M. (2009). Knowledge, Power and Politics: Contesting ‘evidenced-based’ national sport policy. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 44 (1) 87-101.

Jackson, S. J. and Haigh, S.(2008). Between and Beyond Politics: Sport and Foreign Policy in a Globalising World. Sport in Society, 11 (4), 349-358.

Jackson, S. J. (2008). Sport, Media and Culture: Implications for American Studies of Physical Education: PHSE 424," Australasian Journal of American Studies, 27, (1), 95-103.

Scherer, J. and Jackson, S. (2008). Producing Allblacks.com: Cultural intermediaries and the policing of electronic sporting consumption. Sociology of Sport Journal, 25, 187-2005.

Scherer, J., Falcous, M. and Jackson, S. (2008). The Media Sports Cultural Complex: Local—Global Disjuncture in New Zealand/Aotearoa, Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 32 (1), 48-71.

Jackson, S. and Sam, M. (2007). Yes, “Prime Minister" and the dilemmas of sport policy. Sport Management Review, 10 (3), 307-323.

Jackson, S. and Scherer, J. (2007). Sport and Performative Indigenous Bodies: The New Zealand All Blacks Haka and the Politics of Identity, “Corp Sportif" Corps Revue Interdisciplinaire, 2, 43-48.

Jackson, S., Scherer, J. and Martyn, S. (2007). Sport and the media. In J. Crossman (ed). Canadian Sport Sociology (2nd edition) (pp. 177-195), Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

Lee, N., Jackson, S. J. & Lee, K. (2007). South Korea’s glocal hero: The Hiddink Syndrome and the Re-articulation of National Citizenship and Identity. Sociology of Sport Journal, 24, 283-301.

Scherer, J. and Jackson, S. (2007). Sports Advertising, Cultural Production and Corporate Nationalism at the Global-Local Nexus: Branding the New Zealand All Blacks. Sport in Society, 10 (2), 268-284.

J. Piggin, S. Jackson, M. Lewis, (2007). Classify, Divide and Conquer: Shaping Physical Activity Discourse Through National Public Policy, New Zealand Sociology, 22(2), 84-103.

Sam, M. P., & Jackson, S. J. (2006). Developing national sport policy through consultation: The rules of engagement. Journal of Sport Management, 20, 365-384.

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