Community Sport Development Products

  • Sporting Capital

    Transforming Sports Development Policy and Practice

    By Nicholas F. Rowe

    In a world of competing public policy priorities, economic challenges and political uncertainty, sports development organisations and initiatives need to adapt to survive. This book makes the case for 'Sporting Capital' as a new conceptual model of sports participation with the potential to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport and Health

    Exploring the Current State of Play

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, Peter Krustrup

    It is a common assumption that sport is good for us and that participation in sport embodies public health benefits. With sport being increasingly used to deliver public health interventions worldwide, this book critically examines the rationale and evidence for sport as a public health policy tool…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Race, Gender and Sport

    The Politics of Ethnic 'Other' Girls and Women

    Edited by Aarti Ratna, Samaya F. Samie

    The experiences of ethnic ‘Other’ females have – until recently – been widely overlooked in the study of sport. There continues to be a need to produce critical scholarship about ethnic 'Other' girls and women in sport and physical culture, in order to represent their complex, multifarious and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Sport and Peace-Building in Divided Societies

    Playing with Enemies

    By John Sugden, Alan Tomlinson

    Sport is a cultural institution that stands at the interface between political and civil society. In divided communities, sport has been an agent of separation, sectarian hatred and violence, but also a highly effective tool for conflict resolution, reconciliation and peace-building. In this…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport, Politics and the Charity Industry

    Running for Water

    By Kyle Bunds

    Sport is commonly used by charities and philanthropic organisations as a way of acquiring donors and fundraisers. In this ground-breaking study, Kyle Bunds examines the nexus of sport, politics and the charity industry through an investigation of water development agencies that raise funds in the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge
    Qualitative Research in Sport and Physical Activity

  • Women in Sports Coaching

    Edited by Nicole M. LaVoi

    Women in many Westernized countries encounter a wider variety of career opportunities than afforded in previous decades, and the percentage of women leaders in nearly every sector is on the rise. Sport coaching, however, remains a domain where gender equity has declined or stalled, despite…

    Paperback – 2017-09-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Sport and Contested Identities

    Contemporary Issues and Debates

    Edited by David Hassan, Ciaran Acton

    Identity is one of the most theorised and contested of all sociological concepts and sport is fertile ground for an examination of its complexities. This book offers a wide-ranging and up-to-date exploration of the sport-identity nexus, drawing examples from a variety of sporting contexts and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport in Under-resourced, Underdeveloped, and Conflict Regions

    Edited by Meredith A. Whitley, William V. Massey, Simon C. Darnell, Brett Smith

    Over the past two decades, scholars and practitioners have taken a keen interest in the field of Sport for Development and Peace (SDP). These efforts have largely focused on and debated the merits of sport as a tool for development, diplomacy, and peacebuilding in under-resourced, underdeveloped,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge

  • New Perspectives on Sport Volunteerism

    Edited by Berit Skirstad, Alison Doherty, Vassil Girginov

    The book highlights ‘new perspectives’ on volunteerism in sport, covering frameworks, methods, context and variables on several levels from community sport clubs to international events. In analysing the processes of control within voluntary sport clubs, a new theoretical framework – critical…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12
    Routledge

  • Sport, Culture and Society

    An introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Grant Jarvie

    What can sport do to produce social change in our world today? It is impossible to fully understand contemporary society and culture without acknowledging the importance of sport. Sport is part of our social and cultural fabric, possessing a commercial power that makes it a potent force in the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity in Diverse Populations

    Evidence and Practice

    Edited by Melissa Bopp

    The health benefits associated with regular physical activity are now widely recognized. This book examines how social determinants such as race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation and disability can impact on physical activity and its associated health outcomes. It explores the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10
    Routledge

  • Impacts and Strategic Outcomes from Non-mega Sport Events for Local Communities

    Edited by Marijke Taks, Laurence Chalip, B. Christine Green

    Do small- and medium-sized sporting events affect the overall wellbeing of people living in the host community? If so, how they do they affect local life? This book specifically addresses the strategic choices that host communities make when hosting non-mega sporting events, and looks at the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

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