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Sport, education and social policy, the state of the social sciences of sport, edited by Gudrun Doll-Tepper, Katrin Koenen, Richard Bailey

This important study brings together world-leading researchers to reflect upon the state of the social scientific study of sport. Addressing three core themes in sport studies - equality, education and policy - the book looks back over the development of sport research in recent decades and offers new insights into future lines of enquiry. Presenting a unique collection of authoritative perspectives from some of the best-known scholars in the social scientific study of sport, the book engages with key contemporary issues such as gender stereotypes in physical education, ethnicity, inclusion and critical race theory, physical literacy, physical activity and health, and international sport governance. Its chapters address major topics such as the globalisation of physical activity initiatives and the involvement of the EU in developing sport policies, as well as shedding light on new areas of research such as the growing participation of Muslim women in sport. Sport, Education and Social Policy: The state of the social sciences of sport is fascinating reading for any researcher or advanced student working in sport studies, physical education or kinesiology
Table Of Contents
1. Breaking the gendifer stereotypes in sports / Kari Fasting -- 2. Reflections on Muslim women and sport / Tansin Benn, Gertrud Pfister and Haifaa Jawad -- 3. Women, sport and policy / Darlene A. Kluka and Anneliese Goslin -- 4. How gendifer ordifer is enacted in physical education : the French didactique research approach / Chantal Amade-Escot -- 5. Adapted physical activity : developments from an international perspective / Gudrun Doll-Tepper -- 6. Reflections and influences : this way ... this explains my reality: critical race theory in sport and leisure / Kevin Hylton -- 7. Sport, exercise and health : a social science perspective / Joseph Maguire -- 8. Walk the talk? How the EU and the UN contribute to the development of holistic sport policies / Jonas Burgheim, Karen Petry and Ben Wienberg -- 9. The human capital model : realising the benefits of sport and physical activity / Richard Bailey ...[et al.]. -- 10. From the creation of a concept to the globalisation of physical literacy / Margaret Whitehead and Patricia Maude -- 11. Valuing leisure practices : towards a theoretical framework / Michael McNamee
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (xix, 213 p.)
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