The Game Planners: Transforming Canada's Sport System

The Game Planners: Transforming Canada's Sport System

by Donald Macintosh, David Whitson
     
 

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The Game Planners studies the policy-making process in six Canadian national sports organizations, each of which deals with a different high-profile Olympic event. The authors argue that the creation of a "high-performance" sport system in Canada is due to pressure from three areas: the Canadian government, the physical education profession, and the sports

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The Game Planners studies the policy-making process in six Canadian national sports organizations, each of which deals with a different high-profile Olympic event. The authors argue that the creation of a "high-performance" sport system in Canada is due to pressure from three areas: the Canadian government, the physical education profession, and the sports community.

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Studies the policy-making process in six Canadian national sports organizations, each dealing with an Olympic event. The authors argue that the creation of the "high performance" sport system in Canada is due to pressure from three areas: the Canadian government, the physical education profession, and the sports community. Originally published (cloth) in 1990. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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"Macintosh and Whitson alert us to the ... relevance of social and political factors to understanding issues of sport management." Trevor Slack, Journal of Sport Management. "A well-researched, perceptive analysis of the sports system Canadians have created. It should be compulsory reading for all those who believe the problems signalled by the Johnson affair can be easily solved." Bruce Kidd, Queen's Quarterly.

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ISBN-13:
9780773512115
Publisher:
McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date:
05/04/1994
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
(w) x (h) x 0.50(d)

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