Sport and the Community

David Hassan (Editor), Sean Brown (Editor)

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Abstract

Over the past three decades there has been widespread commitment to an understanding that sport can play a key role in community development. The role of sport within communities has been promoted with a wide range of goals such as environmental considerations, encouragement of civic pride, enhancement of confidence and self-esteem and development of social cohesion as well as the fostering of a fit and healthy workforce.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherRoutledge
Number of pages160
ISBN (Print)978-0415571654
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2012

Keywords

  • Sport
  • Community
  • Identity

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    Hassan, D., & Brown, S. (Eds.) (2012). Sport and the Community. Routledge.