6 edition of Sport and international development found in the catalog.
|Statement||[edited by] Roger Levermore, Aaron Beacom.|
|Contributions||Levermore, Roger, 1971-, Beacom, Aaron, 1960-|
|LC Classifications||GV689.2 .S76 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2008029944|
International Sport Development. In book: Managing Sport Development, Publisher: Routledge It is through this lens that we interrogate the international development agenda. It is focused. Sports development has become a prominent concern within both the academic study of sport and within the organisation and administration of sport. Now available in paperback, the Routledge Handbook of Sports Development is the first book to comprehensively map the wide-ranging territory of sports development as an activity and as a policy field, and to offer a definitive survey of current.
* The first truly international contemporary case book on sport management * Delivers cutting edge analysis, comprehensive diagnosis and a strong combination of academic and practitioner commentary on leading international sport business cases * Written by high profile and leading experts in the field of sports management, the book will also be. Book International Sport Management, Second Edition, takes a comprehensive look at the organization, governance, business activities, and cross-cultural context of modern sport on an international level. As the sport industry continues its global expansion, this second edition serves as an invaluable guide for students whose careers will require an international understanding of the.
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'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.
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.
This book offers a comprehensive synthesis of current knowledge in talent identification and development in sport, from the biological basis of ability to the Sport and international development book and processes within sport through which that ability is by: Written by a team of leading international experts, the book explores key factors and issues in contemporary sport, including: genetics; secondary factors such as birth date, cultural context and population size; perceptual motor skill acquisition and expertise; sports development policy5/5(2).
Get this from a library. Sport and international development. [Roger Levermore; Aaron Beacom;] -- "This book presents a timely collection of theoretical debates and case-studies relevant to the advancement of sport-in-development as a pertinent area of research.
It investigates the capacity of. '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 Cited by: Investigating the capacity of sport to act both as a conduit for traditional Sport and international development book 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.
Get this from a library. Sport and international development. [Roger Levermore; Aaron Beacom;] -- "Over the last decade there has been an intensification of initiatives, and an increase in the number of organizations, that focus on sport-in-development. This partly reflects the movement of sport.
Limitations of advancing international development through sport. In addition to the opportunities outlined above, social science research also highlights a number of limitations to the current organization and implementation of sport in the service of international development.
Some of these limitations are largely self-evident. Dr Bradbury has published in various journals such as Sport Management Review, Sport, Business and Management and International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship. Her first book is Sport Governance: International Case Studies (Routledge, ).
Ian O'Boyle is a researcher in the area of sport governance and leadership. He is also the. Book Description. Governance has become a hugely important issue within sport. Issues of corruption and ‘bad governance’ have become synonymous with some aspects of sport and closer scrutiny than ever before is being applied to ensure organisations are following international best practice in respect to how they are governed.
sport and international development. He is co-editor of Sport and International Relations. AARON BEACOM is Senior Lecturer in Sport Policy and Programme Leader for the MA in Applied Sport Development at University College Plymouth St. Mark and St. John, UK. He has published on sports history, sport and diplomacy and sport in development.
At a time of profound change in the economic, social, political and sporting landscape, sport development faces important challenges. Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Sport Development: Policy, Process and Practice is still the most detailed, authoritative and comprehensive guide to all aspects of contemporary sport development.
This book examines the roles of those Cited by: It considers the ways in which sport can be used to tackle a range of social welfare issues, and how development has come about through sport policy worldwide.
A particular focus of the course is on the evolving role of sport in the field of international development and this. Byers, T, Slack, T & Parent, M M'Sport development (and sport for development development through sport', in Key concepts in sport management, SAGE Key Concepts Series, SAGE Publications Ltd, London, pp.viewed 22 Maydoi: /n Sports Development is an important emerging field of academic study with a distinctive contribution to make to wider social, cultural, economic and educational policies and practices.
Sports Development: Policy, Process and Practice offers a detailed, authoritative and dependable guide to all aspects of the subject.
Now in its second edition, this popular course text examines the roles of. Governments and private organizations have long been using sport as a tool in global development and humanitarian aid because of its ability to transform lives in unique and powerful ways.
In fact, there are few areas in development where sport cannot be used as a platform to strengthen communities and improve lives. USAID is proud of our work with our development partners.
The contexts for sports development are rapidly expanding, as are the diverse issues facing those involved. In this book, leading authorities in the discipline look at how those engaging in sports development must be in the business of devising better and more effective ways of promoting interest, participation or performance in sport.
More importantly, those working in sports development must. Abstract. The academic field of international development is characterized by often intense debates between competing perspectives which influence debate and therefore strategy and policy in the international development policy-making field (Hettne, ).
2 For example, Rostow () was both a leading modernization theorist and senior administrator in post US by: Hartmann is currently completing a book on sport-based social intervention entitled “Midnight Basketball: Race, Risk, and the Realities of Neo-Liberal Policy. Christina Kwauk is a doctoral candidate in the Comparative and International Development Education program at the Cited by:.
Management of Sports Development is the first book to offer a holistic approach to a field which has been growing in importance for some years. Although many books exist on various aspects of development never before has there been a text which addresses the process of development in such a comprehensive manner.
During the past several decades, South Korea has gained tremendous international recognition by achieving an excellent performance in a variety of international sport competitions and hosting numerous mega-sporting events. Although success in elite sport (i.e. Development of Sport approach) has contributed to making South Korea one of the sport powerhouses in the world, South Cited by: 7.This book provides a critical approach to sport-for-development, acknowledging the potential of this growing field but emphasising challenges, problems and limitations – particularly if programs are not adequately planned, delivered or monitored.