Commercialism of Australia and UK

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  • Commercialism
    • UK
      • Historical
        • Long tradition of sport in UK
        • UK invented major sports such as cricket
        • Evolution of sport began in the 19th century
      • Geographical
        • Society was mainly urban before sport became fully organised
        • Large spectator base was already available
        • The growth of the railway was in 1830 and was the start of transporting spectators which promoted interest
        • Sporting venues became easily accessible
      • Socio-economic
        • Capitalists with elements of mixed economy
        • Material reward had high status
        • UK is affluent country and people have disposable income to spend on sport
        • Society can afford a variety of media outlets
        • Large amounts of capital are available to build and maintain stadiums
        • Naming rights are important for purpose of sponsorship
    • Australia
      • Historical
        • Long tradition of sport
        • Sport is indicator of progress and expression of national pride
      • Geographical
        • Society is urban
        • Densely populated cities supply large spectator base
        • Transport is diverse, efficient and sophisticated
        • Tyranny of distance no longer prevails
        • Sporting venues are easily accessible
      • Socio-economic
        • Capitalist market economy prevails
        • Material reward is high status
        • Sport is increasing perceived as commodity
        • Affluent country
        • Has access to same media outlets as UK
        • Large amounts of capital are available to build and maintain stadiums
        • Naming rights are important for sponsorship

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