Sport and Social Capital

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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.

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Chapter 1: Sport and social capital: An introduction
Matthew Nicholson and Russell Hoye

Part I: Concepts and contexts

Chapter 2: Avoiding the numbers game: Social theory, policy and sport's role in the art of relationship building
Tim Crabbe

Chapter 3: Sport-in-development: Development for and through sport?
Fred Coalter

Chapter 4: Locating social capital in sport policy
Russell Hoye and Matthew Nicholson

Chapter 5: Narrowing the gap through sport, education and social capital?
Grant Jarvie

Part II: Clubs and community sport organisations

Chapter 6: Community sport networks
Alison Doherty and Katie Misener

Chapter 7: Voluntary sport clubs: The potential for the development of social capital
Chris Auld

Chapter 8: Community sport/recreation members and social capital measures in Sweden and Australia
Kevin M. Brown

Chapter 9: Volunteering in community sport organisations: Implications for social capital
Graham Cuskelly

Part III: Sport and social capital in action

Chapter 10: Sport's ambiguous relationship with social capital: The contribution of national governing bodies of sport
Jonathan Long

Chapter 11: Public policies, social capital and voluntary sport
Ørnulf Seippel

Chapter 12: Race equality and sport networks: Social capital links
Kevin Hylton

Chapter 13: Stepping into community? The impact of youth sport volunteering on young people's social capital
Steven Bradbury and Tess Kay

Chapter 14: Soccer and social capital in Australia: Social networks in transition
Daniel Lock, Tracy Taylor and Simon Darcy

Chapter 15: Sport facilities as social capital
Mark Rosentraub and Akram Ijla
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Dr Matthew Nicholson is a Senior Lecturer in Sport Management in the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. His research and teaching interests focus on the contribution of sport to social capital, sport policy development and practice, the relationship between sport and the media, and the management of sport organisations. His most recent books include Sport and the Media: Managing the Nexus (2007) and Sport Management: Principles and Applications (2006) with Elsevier and Australian Sport: Better by Design? The Evolution of Australian Sport Policy (2004) with Routledge.

Dr Russell Hoye is an Associate Professor in Sport Management in the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. His research interests focus on the governance of sport organizations, the impacts of public policy on sport and the engagement of volunteers in sport. His most recent books include Sport Governance (2007) with Elsevier, Sport Management: Principles and applications (2006) also with Elsevier and Working with Volunteers in Sport: Theory and practice (2006) with Routledge. He is the Series Editor for the Sport Management Series published by Elsevier: Butterworth-Heinemann.
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Sport and Social Capital is the first book to examine this increasingly high-profile area in depth. It explores the ways in which sport contributes to the creation, development, maintenance and, in some cases, diminution of social capital.

Despite the importance of sport as a social, economic and political institution, research into sport and social capital has not been extensive. This book offers an exploration of the subject, using cutting-edge research from around the world.

This engaging and far-reaching text is essential reading for sport management, sport development and sport sociology students and researchers and offers fascinating and invaluable insight to interested stakeholders from industry, community and government.

About the Author:

Dr Matthew Nicholson is a Senior Lecturer in Sport Management in the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. His research and teaching interests focus on the contribution of sport to social capital, sport policy development and practice, the relationship between sport and the media, and the management of sport organisations. His most recent books include Sport and the Media: Managing the Nexus (2007) and Sport Management: Principles and Applications (2006) with Elsevier and Australian Sport: Better by Design? The Evolution of Australian Sport Policy (2004) with Routledge.

Dr. Russell Hoye, Associate Professor in Sport Management, School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Latrobe University, Victoria, Australia. Russell worked at Victoria University of Technology as a lecturer in recreation and sports management for six years from 1993 before assuming a position as a Project Manager with the Victorian State Government Department of Sport and Recreation. Since 1998, Russell has also managed his own consulting practice in recreation and community development, focussing on community based organisational development. In 2002/03 Russell worked as a Lecturer in Sports Management at Griffith University, before commencing at La Trobe University in 2004. Russell's main teaching areas comprise - sport management, and organisational behaviour. Russell serves as the Coordinator of Postgraduate Studies for the School of Tourism and Hospitality and is a member of the Faculty of Law and Management Research and Graduate Studies Committee. He is a former board member of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Leisure Studies (ANZALS) and the Guest Editor for a special issue of Sport Management Review on professional sport in Australia and New Zealand due for publication in 2005.

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