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Community sport and social inclusion

Journal Contribution - Journal Article

Subtitle:International perspectives
This opening article examines the relationship between community sport and social inclusion in research and practice. We discuss the notion of community sport, its multifarious meanings and diverse applications in different parts of the world. We further explore the conceptual and practical links between community sport and different conceptions of social inclusion. In doing so, the article draws together key themes, issues and debates addressed in the collection of articles in this special issue. We conclude by formulating implications and directions for future research and practice.
Journal: Sport in Society
ISSN: 1743-0437
Issue: 6
Volume: 22
Pages: 885-896
Publication year:2019
Keywords:community sport, inequality, Social exclusion, sport for all, sport-based intervention
CSS-citation score:3