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The Politics of Sports Development
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This text traces the evolution of sports development in the UK in the context of broader shifts in sport and social policy. It explores the emergence of sports development from the early years of public policy for sport in the 1960s. This analysis is set against a background of policy initiatives, from Sport For All, Action Sport and CCT to the National Lottery and the contemporary emphasis on sport as a factor in the social and cultural well-being of the nation. Incorporating original material from major case studies of four local authorities and the national governing bodies of hockey, rowing, rugby union and tennis, the book examines the reality of "doing sports development" within this changing social and political policy climate. By showing how sports development policy is made, remade and translated into practice, this book should be of interest to students of sport or leisure policy and for practising sports development officers.
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1. The origins of sports development: the 1960s to the mid 1970s 2. The mid 1970s to the early 1990s: sports development comes of age 3. The early 1990s to 1997: welfare restructuring and Major's sporting glory 4. New Labour: the reinvigoration of sport development 5. Sports development in four local authorities 6. Sports development in four national governing bodies of sport 7. Development of sport and / or development through sport?

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'... essential reading for students of sport, sports development and leisure policy.' - The British Journal of Teaching Physical Education

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