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Les fédérations sportives françaises. Analyse par la gouvernance

Abstract : Thanks to the notions of power and network, an analysis by governance presents the French federations as autonomous sports institutions essential for the development of sport in France. They have their own prerogatives enabling them to carry out their economic and social functions. While they were originally set up to regulate national competitions, today they also act as economic agents by operating their sporting events and participating in the development of professional activities in competitive and consumer sport. To fulfil their functions, federations surprisingly adopt a standardised structure despite the freedom of association they enjoy. All tend to reproduce the same model superposing organs, even if some begin to emancipate themselves by adapting to their realities through responsible actions. But the autonomy of the French federations does not mean that they are independent. Their powers can only really be expressed after accepting the dependence on the powers of other public and private actors organising sport in networks. They accept that the State be presented as their guardian by the issuance of an approval and a delegation of ministerial powers. Nevertheless, this administration criticized because of a state law that has become inadequate, leads to the possibility of another type of relationship. But this new cooperation envisaged will be more relevant if it also integrates the dependence of French sports federations on transnational and national actors of the sports order. Indeed, they have an interest in receiving the power of international federations and the influence of other transnational actors and transferred regulators.
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Robert Vincent. Les fédérations sportives françaises. Analyse par la gouvernance. Droit. Université de Limoges, 2019. Français. ⟨NNT : 2019LIMO0059⟩. ⟨tel-02796232⟩



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