Sport and Social Capital

Sport and Social Capital

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Despite the importance of sport as a social, economic and political institution, research into sport and social capital has not been extensive. Sport and Social Capital is the first book to examine this increasingly high profile area in detail. It explores the ways in which sport contributes to the creation, development, maintenance and, in some cases, diminution of social capital. Written by an internationally renowned author team who are leading figures in this area of study, this engaging and far-reaching text brings leading research from around the world into one comprehensively edited volume. Themes covered in the book include: education, gender, policy, community, youth sport, diversity and many more. It is essential reading for sport management, sport development and sport sociology students around the globe and offers fascinating and invaluable insight to interested stakeholders from industry, community and government.produce different types and levels of social capital and further, is there a relationship between club cultures and the potential of sport clubs to shift between ... Sports Geography (2nd edition). ... Sport in Society: Issues and Controversies.

Title:Sport and Social Capital
Author:Matthew Nicholson, Russell Hoye
Publisher:Routledge - 2008-05-09


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