Sport and Social Exclusion / Edition 1

Sport and Social Exclusion / Edition 1

by Taylor and Francis, Tess Kay
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415259592

ISBN-13: 9780415259590

Pub. Date: 02/01/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book presents the first comprehensive review of factors leading to exclusion from participation in sport in the UK. Structured around key excluded groups, such as the elderly, ethnic minorities, the disabled and rural communities, the book offers an important assessment of sports policy in contemporary Britain, as well as a unique case study of policies to

Overview

This book presents the first comprehensive review of factors leading to exclusion from participation in sport in the UK. Structured around key excluded groups, such as the elderly, ethnic minorities, the disabled and rural communities, the book offers an important assessment of sports policy in contemporary Britain, as well as a unique case study of policies to combat social exclusion under New Labour.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415259590
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/01/2003
Pages:
322
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 2. From Poverty to Social Exclusion 3. Constraints and Barriers 4. The Core of Exclusion - Poverty and Sport 5. Exclusion of Young and Old 6. Gender Issues and Inclusion 7. Social Exclusion and Multicultural Communities 8. Sport and Disability 9. Sport and Youth Delinquency and Crime 10. Urban Concentrations and the Rural Diaspora of Exclusion 11. Conclusions and Perspectives

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