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Sport and International Development

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ISBN-10: 1137003162

ISBN-13: 9781137003164

Edition: 2012

Authors: Roger Levermore, Aaron Beacom

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List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Limited
Publication date: 7/6/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

ROGER LEVERMORE is Lecturer in International Development, and Research Manager for the Football Industry Group at the University of Liverpool Management School, UK. He has published on sport and international relations, corporate social responsibility, national identity formation (through sport) and sport and international development. He is co-editor of Sport and International Relations . nbsp; AARON BEACOM is Senior Lecturer in Sport Policy and Programme Leader for the MA Applied Sport Development at University College Plymouth, St. Mark and St. John, UK. He has published on sports history, sport management and sport in development.

List of Figures and Tables
List of Commonly Used Abbreviations
List of Contributors
Preface
Sport and Development: Mapping the Field
Sport-in-International Development: Theoretical Frameworks
Sport-in-Development: Accountability or Development?
A Delicate Balance: Major Sport Events and Development
Disability Sport and the Politics of Development
Dilemmas and Opportunities in Gender and Sport-in-Development
On the Backs of Peer Educators: Using Theory to Interrogate the Role of Young People in the Field of Sport-in-Development
Getting to Know You: Using Sport to Engage and Build Relationships with Socially Marginalized Young People
Southern Perspective on Sport-in-Development: A Case Study of Football in Bamenda, Cameroon
Sport as International Aid: Assisting Development or Promoting Under-Development in Sub-Saharan Africa?
Opportunities, Limitations, Questions
Index