Sports Development: Policy, Process, and Practice
The contexts for sports development are rapidly expanding, as are the diverse issues facing those involved. In this book, leading authorities in the discipline look at how those engaging in sports development must be in the business of devising better and more effective ways of promoting interest, participation or performance in sport. More importantly, those working in sports development must look closely at who has this responsibility, and at the processes and practices by which positive outcomes can be achieved.
The book covers the following areas:
Sports Development: Policy, Process and Practice explores every level of policy, from the influence of the European Union and Central Government, to local authorities, governing bodies and voluntary organisations. Representing an invaluable resource for students, researchers or those working in sports development, this book considers all aspects of good practice. It will be essential reading for anybody wanting to prove themselves effective in this area.