Routledge handbook of sports development

Routledge handbook of sports development

Routledge handbook of sports development

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Mick Green, Barrie Houlihan
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: London ; New York : Routledge, 2011
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Routledge international handbooks.
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Short Description

XVI, 648 pages : ILlustrations ; 26 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Routledge handbook of sports development is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Responsable Person: edited by Barrie Houlihan and Mick Green.
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 15 editions
  • First edition Date: 2010
  • Last edition Date: 2013
  • General Notes: Introduction Part 1: Origins of sports development Part 2: Understanding the contemporary context of sports development Part 3: Sports development and young people Part 4: Sports development and adult mass participation Part 5: Development through sport Part 6: Sports development and elite athletes Part 7: Issues in the practice of sports development Part 8: Measuring the impact of sports development Conclusion: The future of sports development.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD612
  • Dewey Code: 796.069
  • ISBN: 9780415479967 0415479967 9780415479950 0415479959 9780203885581 0203885589
  • OCLC: 526106462

Main Contents

Part 1: Influences on Sport Development

The contraint of history / Barrie Houlihan
Sports development in the nineteenth-century British public schools / Martin Polley
Jewish and Christian movements and sport / Andrew Meyer
Sport development, nations and nationalism / Alan Bairner
The military and physical training / Tony Mason

Part 2: The Contemporary Context of Sport Development

Government and civil society in sport development / Barrie Houlihan
Volunteering and sport / Peter Donnelly and Jean Harvey
Sport development and social capital / Andrew Adams
Sport development and disability / Andy Smith and David Haycock
Sport and social integeration / Kevin Hylton
The importance of culture : Sport and development in the Arab world, between tradition and modernity / Mahfoud Amara

Part 3: Sport Development and Young People

Socialisation through sport / Barrie Houlihan
Sport development and young people in England / Lesley Phillpots
The development of sport and youth in France / Jean-Luc Lhe?raud, Bernard Meurgey and Patrick Bouchet
The development of youth sport in Sweden / Bosse Carlsson and Sussanna Hedenborg
Beyond the fac?ade : Youth sport in the United States and the ILlusion of synergy / Matthew T. Bowers, Laurence Chalip, B. Christine Green
Sport development and young people in Taiwan / Tien-Chen Tan and Chin-fu Cheng
Sport development and young people : The role of international organisations / Roland Naul and Jan Holze

Part 3: Sport Development and Adult Mass Participation

The neglect of adult participation / Barrie Houlihan
Sport and adult mass participation in England / Marc Keech
Sport development and adult participation in New Zealand / Shane Collins
Sport development and adult sport participation in Canada / Lucie Thibault
Sport development and adult participation in Japan / Mayumi Yaya Yamamoto
Sport development and adult mass participation : The role of international organisations / Ian Henry

Part 5: Development Through Sport

Sport and international development / Tess Kay
Sport in international development : Facilitating improved standards of living? / Roger Levermore
Development through sport in support of female empowerment in Delhi, India / Tess Kay
International development through sport in Zambia / Davies Banda
Right to play : Sustaining development through sport / Aaron Beacom and Lorna Read
A postcolonial feminist approach to sport, gender and development / Lyndsay Hayhurst, Margaret McNeill and Wendy Frisby

Part 6: Sport Development and Elite Athletes

The irresistable priority / Barrie Houlihan
High performance sport policy in the UK : An outline and critique / Ian McDonald
Elite sport development in Denmark / Bjarne Ibsen, J?rn Hansen adn Rasmus Storm
Sport development and elite athletes in China / Fan Hong
Sport development and elite athletes : The Australian experience / Bob Stewart

Part 7: Issues in the Practice of Sport Development

Managing complexity and fluidity / Barrie Houlihan
Issues in the management of voluntary organizations and volunteers / John Schulz, Geoff Nichols and Christopher Auld
Child protection and sport development / Celia Brackenridge and Hamish Telfer
Legal issues in sports development / James T. Gray and John O’Leary
Sports development officers on sports development / Daniel Bloyce and Ken Green
Sport development, sport coaching and domain specificity / John Lyle
Helth behaviour change through physical activity and sport / Stuart J.H. Biddle and Charlie Foster
Partnership working and sport development / Iain Lindsey
Funding and sustaining sport development / Ian Jones
Market segmentation and the role of the public sector in sports development / Paul Downward

Part 8: Assessing the Impact of Sport Development

The problems of policy evaluation / Barrie Houlihan
Sport development’s contribution to social policy objectives : The difficult relationship between politics and evidence / Fred Coalter
Elite for all, all for elite? An assessment of the impact of sport development on elite sport success / Veerle De Bosscher and Maarten van Bottenburg
An assessment of the impact of sport development on sport participation / Maarten Van Bottenburg and Veerle De Bosscher.

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