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Sport and International Development

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Investigating the capacity of sport to act both as a conduit for traditional development assistance activities and as an agent for change in its own right, this book argues that sport can contribute to the development process, particularly where traditional development approaches have difficulty in engaging with communities.

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GERARD AKINDES is a doctoral student at the University of Ohio, USA JERRY BINGHAM is the Research& Policy Manager at UK Sport, the body charged by Government with the task of leading sport in the UK to world-class success plus a range of other responsibilities FRED COALTER is Professor of Sports Policy at the University of Stirling, UK SCARLETT CORNELISSEN is Associate Professor in Political Science at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa TIM CRABBE is Professor of the Sociology of Sport and Popular Culture at Sheffield Hallam University, UK and a founding member and Director of Substance, a new co-operative social research company based in Manchester JUDE FOKWANG is Lecturer in the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of Cape Town, South Africa MATTHEW KIRWAN is doctoral student in the Political Science department at Michigan State University, USA and a research assistant with the Afrobarometer SARA NICHOLLS is a graduate student at the University of Ottawa in the collaborative Sociology of Sport and Women's Studies program LORNA READ is Associate Director of Programs and Research at the Sports NGO Right To Play in Toronto, Canada MARTHA SAAVEDRA is the Associate Director of the Center for African Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, USA

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