Happy 20+18! Get 38% off your next print or eBook purchase today! Shop selection now >>

Global Culture and Sport Series

Sport and International Development

Authors: ., ., Beacom, Aaron

Buy this book

eBook $24.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-0-230-58440-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $120.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-0-230-54256-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $34.50
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-349-36010-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
About this book

Investigating the capacity of sport to act both as a conduit for traditional development assistance activities and as an agent for change in its own right, this book argues that sport can contribute to the development process, particularly where traditional development approaches have difficulty in engaging with communities.

About the authors

GERARD AKINDES is a doctoral student at the University of Ohio, USA JERRY BINGHAM is the Research& Policy Manager at UK Sport, the body charged by Government with the task of leading sport in the UK to world-class success plus a range of other responsibilities FRED COALTER is Professor of Sports Policy at the University of Stirling, UK SCARLETT CORNELISSEN is Associate Professor in Political Science at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa TIM CRABBE is Professor of the Sociology of Sport and Popular Culture at Sheffield Hallam University, UK and a founding member and Director of Substance, a new co-operative social research company based in Manchester JUDE FOKWANG is Lecturer in the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of Cape Town, South Africa MATTHEW KIRWAN is doctoral student in the Political Science department at Michigan State University, USA and a research assistant with the Afrobarometer SARA NICHOLLS is a graduate student at the University of Ottawa in the collaborative Sociology of Sport and Women's Studies program LORNA READ is Associate Director of Programs and Research at the Sports NGO Right To Play in Toronto, Canada MARTHA SAAVEDRA is the Associate Director of the Center for African Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, USA

Reviews

'Sport and International Development...is a welcome addition to this developing academic area and provides an informative account illustrating the diverse ways sport is used for itnernational development'.

- International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics

'The book is interesting in its theory-based analysis of a highly practical development strand. Sport and International Development helps to look at the issue from many different angles and enables the reader to ask whether sport really is an appropriate tool for social change'

- Development in Practice

'Sport and International Development provides a solid foundation, and it is a useful tool...The collection addresses the contentious issues in the field today and offers answers to how sport can be a contributor to meaningful social change in the developing world. Because of this, the book is helpful, both to academics and practitioners, in helping to frame the way we think about sport-in-development programs through a variety of lenses.'

- Impumelelo: The Interdisciplinary Electronic Journal of African Sports


Table of contents (4 chapters)

  • Dilemmas and Opportunities in Gender and Sport-in-Development

    Martha Saavedra

    Pages

  • Sport and Development: Mapping the Field

    Roger Levermore, Aaron Beacom

    Pages

  • Sport-in-International Development: Theoretical Frameworks

    Roger Levermore

    Pages

  • Sport-in-Development: Accountability or Development?

    Fred Coalter

    Pages

Buy this book

eBook $24.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-0-230-58440-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $120.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-0-230-54256-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $34.50
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-349-36010-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

Services for this book

Loading...

Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sport and International Development
Authors
Series Title
Global Culture and Sport Series
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-58440-2
DOI
10.1057/9780230584402
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-54256-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-36010-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 276
Topics