“Only English Counts”: The Impact of English Hegemony on South-Korean Athletes
While conceived to examine key factors affecting post-retirement career advancement of retired elite athletes in South Korea, the purpose of this paper is to report how English, as a de facto global lingua franca, functions as a powerful gatekeeper in the sports administration field.
Brown, Clara Lee; Ward, Natalia; and Nam, Benjamin H.. 2019. “Only English Counts”: The Impact of English Hegemony on South-Korean Athletes. International Journal of Comparative Education and Development. Vol.21(3). 222-235. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJCED-01-2019-0007 https://doi.org/10.1108/IJCED-01-2019-0007 ISSN: 2396-7404