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Winners and Losers
Ethnic Minorities in Sport and Recreation

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ISBN 9781032253602
April 30, 2022 Forthcoming by Routledge
182 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1994, Winners and Losers is based upon a two-year study carried out in Manchester. Using a wealth of research material gathered from 1000 respondents from seven ethnic minority groups, it details the social, cultural, and religious priorities of these groups, and through this, their involvement with sport and physical recreation. A major theme of the book is that all those involved in the promotion of sport and recreation facilities in whatever context should recognise that ethnic minority groups are different, and their differences need to be understood, respected and accepted. It is important for the providers and the ethnic minority groups to learn about each other and understand the motives which underlie each other’s responses and recognise the limitations which define the boundaries of the possible for both sides. This book is a must read for scholars and researchers of education, and multiculturalism.

Table of Contents

List of Tables Acknowledgement Preface 1. Introduction 2. Research Strategies and Tactics 3. Brief Portraits of Ethnic Minority Communities 4. Partners and Partnerships 5. Sport and Life 6. The Way Ahead Bibliography Index

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