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Journal Articles

Lozano, JAS, Díaz-Benito, VJ, Tejedor, LC, Encabo, PG, Garcia-Garcia, B, Navarro, JEJ-B, Remón, ALC (2022) Impact of Covid19 on perceived barriers to practice physical activity in users of fitness centers in Spain, Cuadernos de Psicología del Deporte, 22(2), pp.221-235, ISSN: 1578-8423. DOI: 10.6018/cpd.493241.

Meier, H-E, Garcia-Garcia, B, Konjer, M, Jetzke, M (2022) The short life of the European Super League: a case study on institutional tensions in sport industries, Managing Sport and Leisure, ISSN: 2375-0472. DOI: 10.1080/23750472.2022.2058071.

Cabello-Manrique, D, Fernández-Martínez, A, Roca-Cruz, AF, Garcia-Garcia, B, Nuviala, A (2021) Customer loyalty in recreational long-distance races: Differences between novice and experienced runners, Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 720659, DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.720659.

Meier, HE and Garcia-Garcia, B (2021) Beyond sports autonomy: a case for collaborative sport governance approaches, International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 13(3), pp.501-516, ISSN: 1940-6940. DOI: 10.1080/19406940.2021.1905035.

Meier, HE, Garcia-Garcia, B, Konjer, M (2020) Resisting the pressures of globalisation: the repeated failure of elite sport reforms in re-united Germany, German Politics, 30(4), pp.562-582, ISSN: 0964-4008. DOI: 10.1080/09644008.2020.1817899.

Gutierrez, DM, Bettine, M, Garcia-Garcia, B (2020) The railway and the ball, the spread of football in São Paulo State, Sport in History, 41(3), pp.309-332, ISSN: 1746-0263. DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2020.1816565.

Garcia-Garcia, B, James, M, Koller, D, Lindholm, J, Mavromati, D, Parrish, R, Rodenberg, R (2020) The impact of Covid-19 on sports: a mid-way assessment, The International Sports Law Journal, 20(3-4), pp.115-119, ISSN: 1567-7559. DOI: 10.1007/s40318-020-00174-8.

Garcia-Garcia, B and Llopis-Goig, R (2020) Supporters’ attitudes towards European football governance: structural dimensions and sociodemographic patterns, Soccer & Society, ISSN: 1466-0970. DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2020.1790356.

Sonntag, A and Garcia-Garcia, B (2020) National teams, multiple loyalties. A discussion of three football case studies, Papeles del CEIC, International Journal on Collective Identity Research, 2020(1), pp.1-17, ISSN: 1695-6494. DOI: 10.1387/pceic.20832.

Garcia-Garcia, B and Llopis-Goig, R (2019) Club-militants, institutionalists, critics, moderns and globalists: A quantitative governance-based typology of football supporters, International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 55(8), pp.1116-1135, ISSN: 1012-6902. DOI: 10.1177/1012690219868661.

Garcia-Garcia, B, de Wolff, M, Yilmaz, S (2018) Issue framing and institutional constraints in EU agenda-setting: an analysis of European Union sports policy, Journal of Contemporary European Research, 14(1), pp.23-39, ISSN: 1815-347X.

Garcia-Garcia, B, Vermeersch, A, Weatherill, S (2017) A new horizon in European sports law: The application of the EU state aid rules meets the specific nature of sport, European Competition Journal, ISSN: 1744-1056. DOI: 10.1080/17441056.2017.1311146.

Garcia-Garcia, B, de Wolff, M, Welford, J, Smith, BM (2016) Facilitating inclusivity and broadening understandings of access at football clubs: the role of disabled supporter associations, European Sport Management Quarterly, 17(2), pp.226-243, ISSN: 1618-4742. DOI: 10.1080/16184742.2016.1246584.

Garcia-Garcia, B, Welford, J, Smith, BM (2016) Using a smartphone ‘app’ in qualitative research: the good, the bad and the ugly, Qualitative Research, ISSN: 1468-7941.

Garcia-Garcia, B and Meier, H-E (2016) Global sport power Europe? The efficacy of the European Union in global sport regulation, Journal of Common Market Studies, ISSN: 0021-9886. DOI: 10.1111/jcms.12512.

Garcia-Garcia, B and Meier, H-E (2015) Protecting private transnational authority against public intervention: FIFA’s power over national governments, Public Administration, 93(4), pp.890-906, ISSN: 0033-3298. DOI: 10.1111/padm.12208.

Welford, J, García, B, Smith, B (2015) A ‘healthy’ future? Supporters’ perceptions of the current state of English football, Soccer and Society, 16, pp.322-343, ISSN: 1466-0970. DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2014.961380.

Garcia-Garcia, B and Welford, J (2015) How much do supporters care about football governance?, Sport & Citizenship Academic Journal, -(29), pp.20-23, ISSN: 2117-4164.

Garcia-Garcia, B and Welford, J (2015) Supporters and football governance, from customers to stakeholders: a literature review and agenda for research, Sport Management Review, ISSN: 1441-3523. DOI: 10.1016/j.smr.2015.08.006.

Garcia, B and Amara, M (2013) Media perceptions of Arab investment in European football clubs: The case of Málaga and Paris Saint-Germain, Sport&EU Review, 5(1), pp.5-20, ISSN: 2040-5847.

Garcia Garcia, B and Meier, HE (2012) Abandoning hopes for veto power: institutional options for sport governing bodies in the European Union, International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, iFirst, pp.1-23, ISSN: 1940-6940. DOI: 10.1080/19406940.2012.656678.

Garcia Garcia, B and Meier, HE (2012) Limits of Interest Empowerment in the European Union: The Case Of Football, Journal of European Integration, iFirst, pp.1-20, ISSN: 1477-2280. DOI: 10.1080/07036337.2011.611400.

Garcia Garcia, B and Weatherill, S (2012) Engaging with the EU in order to minimize its impact: sport and the negotiation of the Treaty of Lisbon, Journal of European Public Policy, 19(2), pp.238-256, ISSN: 1350-1763. DOI: 10.1080/13501763.2011.609710.

Garcia Garcia, B (Accepted for publication) The 2001 informal agreement on the international transfer system, European Sports Law and Policy Bulletin, I-2011, pp.17-29, ISSN: 2039-0416.

Puig, N, Martinez, J, Garcia Garcia, B (2010) Sports policy in Spain, International Journal of Sports Policy, 2(3), pp.381-390, ISSN: 1940-6940.

Garcia Garcia, B (2009) Sport governance after the white paper: The demise of the European model?, International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 1(3), pp.267-284, ISSN: 1940-6940. DOI: 10.1080/19406940903265541.

Garcia Garcia, B (2007) UEFA and the European Union, from confrontation to co-operation?, Journal of Contemporar European Research, 3(3), pp.202-223.

Garcia Garcia, B (2007) From regulation to governance and representation: agenda-setting and the EU¿s involvement in sport, Entertainment and Sports Law Journal, 5(1), ISSN: 1748-944X.

Garcia Garcia, B (2007) Sport&EU workshop: the EU and the governance of sport, policy and perspectives, Entertainment and Sports Law Journal, 5(2), pp.-.

Garcia Garcia, B (2006) The Independent European Sport Review: Half Full or Half Empty?, Entertainment and Sports Law Journal, 4(3), ISSN: 1748-944X.



Conferences

Smokvina, V, Parrish, R, Garcia-Garcia, B, Lindholm, J, McArdle, D, Cattaneo, A (2021) 15th Sport&EU Conference Book of Proceedings. In Smokvina, V, Parrish, R, García, BG, Lindholm, J, McArdle, D, Cattaneo, A (ed) 15th Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of Sport and the European Union, Rijeka, Croatia (Online),ISBN: 9789538034336.

Garcia-Garcia, B and Meier, HE (2021) The limits of private transnational power: the fate of ‘governance transplants’ in the Global South. In Smokvina, V, Parrish, R, García, BG, Lindholm, J, McArdle, D, Cattaneo, A (ed) 15th Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of Sport and the European Union; 15th Sport&EU Conference Book of Proceedings, Rijeka, Croatia (Online), pp.42-42, ISBN: 9789538034336.

Garcia Garcia, B (2015) Whose Game Is It? Stakes, Stakeholders and European Football Governance. In UACES 45th Annual Conference, Bilbao.

Garcia Garcia, B (2015) Can Supporters Make a Difference? the Role of Fans in European Football's Governance. In 22nd Conference of Europeanists: Contradictions: Envisioning European Futures, Paris.

Garcia-Garcia, B and Meier, H-E (2014) The power of FIFA over national governments: a new actor in world politics?. In FLACSO-ISA Joint International Conference, ‘Global and Regional Powers in a Changing World’, Buenos Aires.

Garcia-Garcia, B and Llopis-Goig, R (2014) El presunto 'milagro' del deporte espanol en tiempos de crisis: mito o realidad?. In , Valencia, pp.549-558, ISBN: 9788476429518.

Garcia Garcia, B and Welford, J (2013) Whose football is it? Supporters engagement in English football governance. In Sports Management Association of Australia and New Zealand 2013 Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand, pp.1-2.

Garcia Garcia, B and Amara, M (2013) Arab Investment in Top Professional Clubs: 'Money, Identity and Geopolitics'. In -, (ed) 2013 ISSA World Congress of Sociology of Sport, Vancouver, Canada.

Garcia, B and Meier, H-E (2013) Keeping private governance private: Is FIFA blackmailing national governments?. In EUSA, (ed) 13th EUSA Biennial Conference, http://www.euce.org/eusa/2013/, Baltimore, MD, USA, pp.1-26.

Garcia Garcia, B and Amara, M (2012) The New 'reconquista' of Europe through Football: Arab Investment in Top Professional Clubs. In UACES 42nd annual conference, Passau (Germany), pp.1-12.

Garcia Garcia, B (2011) Football governance and EU policy-making after Lisbon: A veto player analysis of UEFA and FIFA possibilities under the new Treaty. In 19th conference of the European Association for Sport Management, Madrid, pp.238-256.

Garcia Garcia, B (2011) And now what? An analysis of priorities for a new EU sports policy under the Lisbon Treaty. In EUSA 12th Biennial International Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, pp.238-256.

Garcia Garcia, B (2010) Invited seminar: Sports governance and policy in Europe. In Korean Olympic Committee, Forum on Innovative Sports Diplomacy, Seoul.

Garcia Garcia, B (2010) Invited seminar: The Lisbon Treaty and EU sports Policy. In Birkbeck Business of Sport Seminar Series, Birkbeck College, London.

Garcia Garcia, B (2010) Keynote speech: Effective sports development in Europe. In ISPAL National Sports Development Seminar, Telford.

Garcia Garcia, B (2010) Guest lecture: EU sports policy after Lisbon, a political perspective. In Asser-Clingendael International Sports Lecture: `The Lisbon Treaty and EU Sports Policy: New Possibilities for EU Action?, The Hague.

Garcia Garcia, B, Palomar, A, Perez, C (2010) The Transformation of Spanish football: Parrochialism or avant garde?. In UACES 40th annual Conference 'Exchanging Ideas on Europe', Bruges, Belgium.

Garcia Garcia, B (2009) Agenda-setting in the EU and sport: A policy by accident or the importance of non-institutional actors. In 5th General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research, Potsdam, Germany.

Garcia Garcia, B (2009) The governance of European sport. In Symposium on Representing Sport: Europe, Tradition and Modernity, National University of Ireland, Galway, pp.115-136.

Garcia Garcia, B (2009) Spain: Parochialism and global football. In Workshop on the Europeanisation of Football, Amsterdam, Holland, pp.115-136.

Garcia Garcia, B (2009) The Europeanisation of Spanish Football. In 4th Sport and EU Annual Conference, Stirling, Scotland, pp.115-136.

Garcia Garcia, B (2009) From pyramid to networks, a framework for evaluating conflicts, responsibilities and roles in EU sports governance. In EUSA 11th Biennial International Conference, Los Angeles, USA.

Garcia Garcia, B (2009) Inside EUFA: The governance of European football. In Centre of Sports Law Research, Edge Hill, Liverpool.

Garcia Garcia, B (2009) UEFA and the EU: Learning governance the hard way. In Conference of the Political Studies Association Sport and Politics Study Group, London, UK.

Garcia Garcia, B (2009) UEFA and the European Union, a game of two halves. In Business of Sport Series, Birbeck Sport Business Centre, London.

Garcia Garcia, B (2008) Sport's new governance after the White Paper: the demise of the European model of sport?. In Sport and EU Annual Workshop, Southport, UK.

Garcia Garcia, B (2008) The unavoidable 'supervised autonomy' of European sport: Governance partnerships for the good of the game. In International Instititue for the Sociology of Law, Workshop 'Law and Popular Culture', Guipuzkoa, Spain.

Garcia Garcia, B (2007) The European Union, UEFA and the governance of football: the road towards a possible partnership. In 5th World Communication Conference on Sport and Society, Play the Game 2007, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Garcia Garcia, B (2007) UEFA and the European Union, destroying or reinforcing football's pyramid?. In 2nd Annual Sport and EU Workshop, University of Chester, UK.

Garcia Garcia, B (2007) The European Union and UEFA, from confrontation to co-operation?. In EUSA 10th Biennial International Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Garcia Garcia, B (2006) The European Union and Sport, rescuing the nation-state?. In ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, Workshop 'Sport, Politics and Public Policy', Nicosia, Cyprus.

Garcia Garcia, B (2006) From nothing to the Constitution: Agenda-Setting and the European Union's Involvement on Sport. In Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, The University of Stirling, Scotland, pp.134-151.

Garcia Garcia, B (2005) Bottom-Up Integration? Agenda-Setting and the origins of European Sports Policy. In UACES 35th Annual and 10th Research Conference, University of Zagreb, Croatia, pp.134-151.



Books

Anderson, J, Parrish, R, García, B (2018) Introduction to the research handbook on EU sports law and policy,ISBN: 9781784719494. DOI: 10.4337/9781784719500.00008.

Anderson, J, Parrish, R, Garcia Garcia, B (ed) (2018) Research Handbook on EU Sports Law and Policy, Edward Elgar, ISBN: 9781784719494. DOI: 10.4337/9781784719500.

Garcia Garcia, B and Zheng, J (ed) (2017) Football and supporter activism in Europe: Whose game is it?, Palgrave MacMillan, ISBN: 978-3-319-48733-5.

Niemann, A, Garcia Garcia, B, Grant, W (ed) (2011) The transformation of European football: Towards the Europeanisation of the national game, Manchester University Press.



Chapters

Garcia-Garcia, B and Meier, H-E (2022) Brexit and global sport power Europe. In Kornbeck, J (ed) Sport and Brexit Regulatory Challenges and Legacies, Routledge, pp.196-210, ISBN: 9781000536607. DOI: 10.4324/9781003162803.

Garcia Garcia, B (Accepted for publication) Governance of Sport Organizations. In Slack, T, Byers, T, Thurston, A (ed) Understanding Sport Organizations - 3rd edition, Human Kinetics, pp.235-246, ISBN: 9781492500803.

Garcia-Garcia, B and de Wolff, M (2018) European law and the governance of sport. In Research Handbook on Eu Sports Law and Policy, Edward Elgar Publishing, pp.287-306, ISBN: 9781784719494.

Garcia Garcia, B (2017) Football and governance. In Hughson, J, Moore, K, Spaaij, R, Maguire, J (ed) Routledge handbook of football studies, Routledge, pp.99-110, ISBN: 9780415815109.

Garcia-Garcia, B and Zheng, J (2017) Introduction to Football and supporter activism in Europe: whose game is it?. In Unknown Parent Title, Palgrave Macmillan © The Authors, pp.1-1, ISBN: 9783319487335.

Zheng, J and Garcia-Garcia, B (2017) Conclusions: the rising importance of supporter activism in European football. In Unknown Parent Title, Palgrave Macmillian © The Authors, pp.277-285, ISBN: 9783319487335.

Garcia-Garcia, B (2016) He was not alone: Bosman in context. In Unknown Parent Title, TMC ASSER Press © Dr Borja García 2016, pp.13-30, ISBN: 978-94-6265-120-3. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-6265-120-3_2.

Garcia-Garcia, B, Llopis-Goig, R, Martin, A (2015) The contribution of Real Madrid’s first five European Cups to the emergence of a common football space. In Unknown Parent Title, © Palgrave Macmillan,ISBN: 978-1137450142.

Houlihan, B (2013) Theorising the analysis of sport policy. In Routledge Handbook of Sport Policy, pp.11-22, ISBN: 9780415666619. DOI: 10.4324/9780203807217.

Garcia Garcia, B, Palomar, A, Perez, C (2011) Spain: Parochialism or innovation?. In Niemann, A, García, B, Eds, WG (ed) The transformation of European football: Towards the Europeanisation of the national game, Manchester University Press, pp.134-151.

Garcia Garcia, B, Niemann, A, Grant, W (2011) Conclusions: A Europeanised game?. In Niemann, A, García, B, eds, WG (ed) The transformation of European football: Towards the Europeanisation of the national game, Manchester University Press, pp.239-262.

Garcia Garcia, B (2010) The influence of the EU on the governance of football. In Gammelsæter, H and eds, BS (ed) The Organisation and Governance of Top Football Across Europe: An Institutional Perspective, Routledge, pp.32-45, ISBN: 978-0415883788.

Garcia Garcia, B (2010) The governance of European Sport. In Dine, P and eds, SC (ed) Sport, Representation, and Evolving Identities in Europe, Peter Lang, pp.22-38, ISBN: 978-3039119776.

Garcia Garcia, B (2010) The EU and Sport Governance: Between Economic and Social Values. In Groeneveld, M, Houlihan, B, eds, FO (ed) Social capital and governance in European sport, Routledge, pp.21-40, ISBN: 978-0-415-87609-4.

Numerato, D (2010) Czech Sport Governance Cultures and a Plurality of Social Capitals: Politicking Zone, Movement and Community. In Groeneveld, M, Houlihan, B, Ohl, F (ed) Social Capital and Sport Governance in Europe, Routledge, pp.41-62.

García, B (2010) The EU and Sport Governance: Between Economic and Social Values. In Social Capital and Sport Governance in Europe, pp.21-40, ISBN: 9780415876094. DOI: 10.4324/9780203846896-8.

Garcia Garcia, B (2009) The new governance of sport: What role for the EU?. In Parrish, R, Gardiner, S, Eds, RS (ed) EU, Sport, Law and Policy: Regulation, Re-regulation and Representation, TMC Asser Press, pp.115-136.



Exhibitions

Garcia Garcia, B and Welford, J (2015) Whose Game is it? Football through the fans' eyes, National Football Museum, Manchester, 7 pieces , 09-01-2015 to 03-03-2015.



Reports

Meier, H-E and Garcia-Garcia, B (2020) Collaborations between National Olympic Committees and public authorities, pp.1-139.

Garcia-Garcia, B and Welford, J (2015) Football stakeholders and governance: FREE Project policy brief no. 2, pp.1-12.

Garcia-Garcia, B and Welford, J (2015) Whose game is it? Football governance through the eyes of the supporters [Paper #1: What is wrong with football?], pp.1-20.

Garcia-Garcia, B and Welford, J (2015) Whose game is it? Football governance through the eyes of the supporters [Paper #2: What could be done to improve football governance?], pp.1-18.

Garcia-Garcia, B and Welford, J (2015) Whose game is it? Football governance through the eyes of the supporters [Paper #3: Are supporters getting involved in football governance?], pp.1-20.

Garcia-Garcia, B and Welford, J (2015) Whose game is it? Football governance through the eyes of the supporters [Paper #4: Supporter ownership and the Supporter Trust model in football], pp.1-21.

Houlihan, B and Garcia Garcia, B (Accepted for publication) The use of legislation in relation to controlling the production, movement, importation, distribution and supply of performance-enhancing drugs in sport (PEDS), WADA-UNESCO.

Bradbury, S, Amara, M, Garcia Garcia, B, Bairner, AES (2011) Representation and structural discrimination in football in Europe: The case of minorities and women (summary report), UEFA.

Parrish, R, Garcia Garcia, B, Miettinen, S, Siekmann, R (2010) The Lisbon Treaty and EU Sports Policy: study, European Parliament, ISBN: 9789282332436.



Other

Garcia Garcia, B (2010) I don't do governance, Sport et Citoyennete Scientific Journal, Research.

Garcia Garcia, B and Allen, D (2007) Sport and the European Union, Special Issue, Journal of Contemporary European Research.

Garcia Garcia, B (2006) Playing Ball: EU regulation of professional football since the Bosman ruling.

Garcia Garcia, B (2005) Mitos y realidades del caso Bosman, Research.



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