Political clientelism in Turkish sports federations


Erturan-Ogut E. E. , ŞAHİN M. Y.

EUROPEAN SPORT MANAGEMENT QUARTERLY, vol.14, no.5, pp.556-566, 2014 (SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/16184742.2014.950307
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN SPORT MANAGEMENT QUARTERLY
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.556-566
  • Keywords: sport and politics, Turkish sport, clientelism, sport governance, DEMOCRACY, POLICY
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Research question: The present study poses the question: are clientelistic relations present between sport federations and political power, and if yes, how are these exhibited?