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Match-fixing in sport, comparative studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and beyond, edited by Stacey Steele and Hayden Opie

Match-fixing in sport, comparative studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and beyond, edited by Stacey Steele and Hayden Opie
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
no index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Match-fixing in sport
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Responsibility statement
edited by Stacey Steele and Hayden Opie
Series statement
Routledge Research in Sport and Corruption, Volume 1
Sub title
comparative studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and beyond
Match-fixing represents a greater potential threat to the integrity of sport than doping. It has been linked to organised crime, illegal drugs and money-laundering. Law enforcement and sporting authorities are struggling to establish legal and regulatory responses to this emerging threat, particularly in light of cross-border internet gambling. This book examines match-fixing and the legal responses to it in three key Asian sporting nations: Australia, Japan and Korea. It explores the significance of legal, regulatory and cultural differences, and draws lessons in terms of best practice and enforcement for legal and sporting authorities around the world. Including key insights from players, the betting industry, law enforcement and prosecution authorities, it discusses the strengths and weakness of current anti-corruption strategies in the three jurisdictions. Match-Fixing in Sport: Comparative Studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and Beyond offers important insights for all students and scholars with an interest in sport studies, law, criminology and Asian studies
Table Of Contents
Comparing approaches to match-fixing in sport : revisiting perceptions and definitions / Hayden Opie and Stacey Steele -- Betting markets and the roles of private enterprise in combating match-fixing / Andrew Menz and David Skene -- Match-fixing and illegal gambling in Japan : cultural interpretations of integrity / Keiji Kawai -- The Australian legal framework for countering match-fixing / Hayden Opie and Genevieve Lim -- Legal and administrative frameworks for combating match-fixing in Korea / Kee Young Yeun -- Practical approaches to match-fixing in Korea : match-fixing scandals, judicial responses and suggestions for change / Ji Hoon Park -- Harmonisation and international approaches to match-fixing / Yuta Ando -- "Don't fix it!" : the role of player empowerment in the prevention of match-fixing / Brendan Schwab and Steven Finocchiaro -- A study of professional players' perceptions of match-fixing and prevention education strategies in Korea / Young Ryuel Chung, Joo Won Jun and Jin Kook Kim -- Police and investigative cooperation on match-fixing : an Australian experience / Catherine Ordway -- On the frontline : the role and operations of the Victoria Police Sporting Integrity Intelligence Unit (SIIU) / Kieran Murnane and James Moller -- Match-fixing and the roles of public prosecutors in Korea / Stacey Steele, Jess (Hee Sung) Shin and Sarah (Jin Hyung) Yang -- Preventing match-fixing and promoting integrity in sport : reflections on experiences in Australia, Japan and Korea / Stacey Steele and Hayden Opie
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