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Published by Butterworth-Heinemann .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Customer services,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Human Resources & Personnel Management,
  • Business & Economics / General,
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Edition Notes

ContributionsMatthew Nicholson (Editor), Russell Hoye (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10809636M
ISBN 100750685867
ISBN 109780750685863

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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 by:   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 . 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. 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 : Taylor And Francis.

  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.3/5(3). Empirical studies show how social capital related to participation in voluntary sport organizations is distributed and the consequences this has for various forms of social capital: generalized trust and political commitments. Analyses are based on Norwegian data. As discussed in Chapter 1,’ sport’ is a contested term. Increasingly, governments around the world understand ‘sport’ as a resource to invest in and A Politician’s Dream: Sport and Social Capital | Macmillan Higher Education.   Abstract Book synopsis: This volume provides a collection of critical new perspectives on social capital theory by examining how social values, power relationships, and social identity Author: Richard Tacon.

While there has been a large volume of literature produced on the idea of social capital, the relationship between sport and social capital has not been thoroughly examined. The collection of work in this book seeks to critically examine the theoretical connections between sport and social capital and in doing so, highlights the central role sport plays in facilitating social integration and civic by: The literature on sport and social capital is scarce and discussions are fragmented because there are disagreements about the definition of social capital, the role of sport in contributing to social capital, and the forms of social capital that may be generated in the sphere of sport. Three major approaches to social capital exist in the social science literature.   The Cultural Capital and Social Exclusion (CCSE) survey included questions on sporting activity, sports spectatorship and physical exercise routines, important elements in the mosaic of contemporary cultural activities. This article teases out the patterns of participation and taste in this area, examining differentiation by class, gender. Social Capital offers an overview of one of the most important and exciting areas to emerge out of the social sciences in many years. It assumes no previous knowledge of the literature or statistics, and will be of interest to students and researchers in politics, sociology, social administration and social psychology and to the general reader Reviews: 8.