Dr Paul Dimeo
School of Sport
University of Stirling
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Paul Dimeo lectures in sports policy, including: British sports policy, drugs in sport, and hosting major sports events.
Paul is the co-ordinator of SPS916 Sports Policy, Planning and Management. He also contributes to SPS9B7 Sports Research, SPS9R7 Readings in Sports Studies, SPS9D8 Sports Dissertation, MSc research methods and dissertation supervision.
Paul's major research interest is doping in sport and the development of anti-doping policies. This has led to several publications including the prize-winning monograph A History of Drug Use in Sport, 1876-1976: Beyond Good and Evil (Routledge, 2007). He currently is working on two projects funded by the World Anti-Doping Agency. He has published on other policy issues including racism in sport, the migration of football players, tourism, and hosting major sports events.
Dimeo, P. and Taylor, J. (accepted) ‘Monitoring Drug Use in Sport: the contrast between official statistics and other evidence’, Drugs: Education, Prevention, Policy
Hunt, T., Dimeo, P. and Jedlicka, S. (2012) ‘Anti-doping Policy, 1960-2000: A Critical Historical Perspective on Contemporary Problems’, Performance Enhancement and Health, vol. 1, no. 1
Hunt, T. and Dimeo, P. (2012) ‘History of Anti-Doping at the Olympics’, in Lo, V. (ed) Perfect Bodies, training for sport, medicine and immortality, British Museum Publications
Dimeo, P. and Hunt, T. (2011) ‘The doping of athletes in the former East Germany: A critical assessment of comparisons with Nazi medical experiments’, International Review for the Sociology of Sport, (published on-line first, April)
Dimeo, P., Møller, V. and McNamee, M. (2009) (eds) Doping and Public Health, University of Southern Denmark
Dimeo, P. (2009) 'The Origins of Anti-Doping Policy in Sports: From Public Health to Fair Play' in Dimeo, P., Møller, V. and McNamee, M. (eds) Doping and Public Health, University of Southern Denmark
de Vasconcellos Ribeiro, C. H. and Dimeo, P. (2009) ''I am not a foreigner anymore': a micro-sociological study of the experiences of Brazilian futsal players in European leagues', Movimento, vol. 15, no. 2, Apr/June, pp. 33-44
Vasconcellos Ribeiro, C. H. and Dimeo, P. (2009) 'The Experience of Migration for Brazilian Football Players', Sport in Society, vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 725-736
Dimeo, P. (2009) 'Understanding Olympic Tourism', Tourism Management, vol. 30, issue 5, October, pp. 778-781
Dimeo, P. and Hunt, T. (2009) 'Leading Anti-Doping in the IOC: the ambiguous role of Prince Alexandre de Merode', Journal of Olympic History, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 20-22
Dimeo, P. (2009) ‘Literature and Sports History: A Review of Recent Contributions’, Sport in History, vol. 29, no. 1, March, pp. 92-105
Dimeo, P. (2007) A History of Drug Use in Sport, 1876-1976: Beyond Good and Evil, London, Routledge
Dimeo, P. (2007) ‘A Critical Assessment of John Hoberman’s Contribution to the History of Drugs in Sport’, Sport in History, vol. 27, issue 2, pp. 318-342
Dimeo, P. (2006) Drugs, Alcohol and Sport (Routledge) [Reprint of the Sport in History Special Issue]
Dimeo, P. (2006) ‘Good Versus Evil?: Sport, Drugs and the Cold War’, in Wagg, S. and Andrews, D. (eds) East Plays West: Essays on Sport and the Cold War, Routledge
Dimeo, P. (2005) Drugs, Alcohol and Sport, Special Issue of Sport in History Journal, vol. 25, no. 3.
Dimeo, P. (2005) ‘Cricket and the misrepresentation of Indian sports history’, Historical Studies, vol. 24, pp.98-111
Dimeo, P. (2005) ‘The Social History of the Royal Calcutta Golf Club, 1829-20003, in James Mills (ed) Subaltern Sports: Politics and Sport in South Asia, London, Anthem
Dimeo, P. and Kay, J. (2004) ‘Major sports events, image projection and the problems of ‘semi-periphery’: a case study of the 1996 South Asia Cricket World Cup’, Third World Quarterly, vol. 25, no. 7, pp.1263-1276
Mills, J. & P. Dimeo, (2003) ‘‘‘When Gold is Fired it Shines”: Sport, the imagination and the body in colonial and post-colonial India’ in M. Cronin & J. Bale (eds), Sport and Postcolonialism, Oxford: Berg
Dimeo, P. (2003) ‘Sport and the ‘civilizing mission’ in India’, in Harald Fischer-Tiné & Michael Mann (eds) Colonialism as Civilising Mission: Cultural Ideology in British India, London, Anthem.
Dimeo, P. (2003) ‘‘With political Pakistan in the offing…’: football and communal politics in South Asia, 1887-1947’ in M. Cronin (ed) Sport and Politics in the Twentieth Century, Special Issue of the Journal of Contemporary History vol. 38, no. 3.
Dimeo, P. (2002) ‘The Local, National and Global in Indian Football: Issues of Power and Identity’ in Dimeo, P., Football in India, Special Issue of Football Studies journal, vol. 5, no. 2, pp.74-87
Dimeo, P. (2002) ‘Colonial bodies, colonial sport: ‘martial’ Punjabis, ‘effeminate’ Bengalis and the development of Indian football’, International Journal of the History of Sport v. 19, no. 1.
Dimeo, P. (2002) Football in India, Special Issue of Football Studies journal, vol. 5, no. 2.
Dimeo, P. & J. Mills (2001) Soccer and South Asia: Empire, nation, diaspora, Special Issue of Soccer & Society journal. v.2, no.2, Summer.
Dimeo, P. & J. Mills (2001) Sport in South Asia, Special Issue of Contemporary South Asia journal. v. 10, no. 2, July.
Dimeo, P. & J. Mills (2001) Soccer and South Asia: Empire, nation, diaspora, (Frank Cass). [A reprint of the Soccer & Society Special Issue]
Dimeo, P. (2001) ‘Contemporary developments in Indian football’, in Dimeo, P. & J. Mills (eds) Sport in South Asia, Special Issue of Contemporary South Asia journal, v. 10, no. 2, pp.251-64
Dimeo, P. (2001) ‘Football and politics in Bengal: colonialism, nationalism, communalism’ in Dimeo & Mills, Soccer and South Asia: Empire, nation, diaspora. Special Issue of Soccer & Society journal. v.2, no.2, pp.57-74
Dimeo, P. (2001) ‘‘team loyalty splits the city into two’: football, ethnicity and rivalry in Calcutta’, in Armstrong, G. & R. Giulianotti (eds) Fear and Loathing in World Football. Oxford: Berg.
Dimeo, P. & G.P.T. Finn (2001) ‘Racism, National Identity and Scottish Football’ in I. McDonald & B. Carrington (eds) ‘Race’, Sport and British Society. London: Routledge.
Dimeo, P. (2001) ‘Racism and Violence in British Football’, in H. Ruskin & M. Lammer (eds) Fair Play: Violence in Sport and Society, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Press.
Dimeo, P. & G.P.T. Finn (1998) ‘Scottish Racism, Scottish Identities: the case of Partick Thistle’ in A. Brown (ed) Fanatics! power, identity & fandom in football. London: Routledge.
Dimeo, P. (1999) ‘Race, colonialism and the emergence of football in India’, in L. Allison, J. Horne & L. Jackson (eds) Scottish Centre Research Papers in Sport, Leisure and Society, vol. 3. Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh.
Dimeo, P. & G.P.T. Finn (1999) ‘Scottish Football: No Grounds for Racism?’, Proceedings of the Annual Social Psychology Conference of the British Psychology Society, University of Kent at Canterbury, 7.