Sports Policy Products

  • Elite Sport Development

    Policy Learning and Political Priorities, 1st Edition

    By Mick Green, Barrie Houlihan

    Elite Sport Development addresses important sport policy questions and explores the emergence, development and current status of elite sport development policy with detailed examination of Australia, Canada and the UK. The sports compared are swimming, track and field athletics, and sailing.…

    Paperback – 2005-05-03

  • Australian Sport - Better by Design?

    The Evolution of Australian Sport Policy, 1st Edition

    By Bob Stewart, Matthew Nicholson, Aaron Smith, Hans Westerbeek

    Australians have invested an enormous amount of emotional and physical capital in their sporting systems and structures. While Australian sport has many times been dissected from a historical and cultural perspective, there is little detailed analysis of sport's relationship with government.The…

    Paperback – 2004-10-28

  • The Politics of Sports Development

    Development of Sport or Development Through Sport?, 1st Edition

    By Barrie Houlihan, Anita White

    This text traces the evolution of sports development in the UK in the context of broader shifts in sport and social policy. It explores the emergence of sports development from the early years of public policy for sport in the 1960s to the contemporary era. This analysis is set against a…

    Paperback – 2002-05-23

  • Sport, Policy and Politics

    A Comparative Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Barrie Houlihan

    Sport, Policy and Politics is a genuinely comparative analysis of sport policy-making in five countries - Australia, Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom and North America. Some of the issues raised in this book include: * the process of sport policy-making * the administrative framework for sport:…

    Paperback – 1997-11-27

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