Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 March 2017

256 Pages

9.2x6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781784994068

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Localizing global sport for development

First Edition

Iain Lindsey, Tess Kay, Ruth Jeanes, and Davies Banda
Ruth Jeanes

Published by Manchester University Press

Globalizing Sport Studies

  • Offers an in-depth account of sport for development within a single country, connecting and contextualizing policy, practice and the experiences of participants
  • Departs from prevailing approaches to sport for development research that either focus on evidencing and measuring impact or presents internationally-orientated analyses
  • Provides a detailed examination of the place of sport for development in the lives of young people, drawing directly on their own accounts
  • Offers unique insights into how methodological approaches can be adjusted to improve understanding of sport for development

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