1. Introduction 2. Sport and Social Policy: From Sport for all to Sport for Good 3. Sport and Social Impacts: Do we Need New Rules? 4. Sport and Social Regeneration: A Capital Prospect? 5. Sport-in-Development: A Global Role for Sport? 6. Sport and Education: Scoring on the Pitch and in the Classroom? 7. Sport and Crime: Getting Out of Jail? 8. Sport and Economic Impacts: Investing in Success? 9. Conclusions
Fred Coalter is Professor of Sports Policy at the University of Stirling. He was Director of the Centre for Leisure Research at the University of Edinburgh for 13 years and has been an invited member of the Economic and Social Research Council's strategic seminar's on sport and recreation, as well as an influential member of many sport policy research groups including: The Sports Council's Sport and Recreation Research Advisory Group, Sport England's Working Group on Performance Measurement for the Development of Sport, Sport Scotland's Forum on Sport and Social Inclusion, The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister's Working Groups on Defining Excellence in Sport and Recreation; Comprehensive Performance Assessment for Sport and Recreation; Neighbourhood Renewal Unit- Sport Group. Fred Coalter is also Chair of the Board of Directors of Edinburgh Leisure Ltd, the trust which manages sport and recreation facilities for the City of Edinburgh.