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Product Description: When originally published in 1991 this was the first book to tackle the UK policy process of sport and to provide a political science analysis of some of the key issues facing sports administrators today. The volume identifies the parties involved: central government, local government, the Sports Council, the Central Council of Physical Recreation, and the individual sports governing bodies...read more

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9781138774834 | Routledge, April 16, 2014, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: When originally published in 1991 this was the first book to tackle the UK policy process of sport and to provide a political science analysis of some of the key issues facing sports administrators today.
9780415054027 | Routledge, July 1, 1991, cover price $74.95 | About this edition: Over the past 10 years sport has been increasingly involved with politics.

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9781138989382 | Routledge, November 24, 2015, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: When originally published in 1991 this was the first book to tackle the UK policy process of sport and to provide a political science analysis of some of the key issues facing sports administrators today.
9780415054034 | Routledge, December 1, 1991, cover price $22.50 | About this edition: Over the past 10 years sport has been increasingly involved with politics.

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Product Description: The first summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) were held in Singapore in 2010 and the first winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck in 2012. The IOC hopes that the YOG will encourage young people to be more active and that they will bring the Olympic movement closer to its original founding values...read more
By Barrie Houlihan (editor)

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9780415839877 | Routledge, September 11, 2014, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: The first summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) were held in Singapore in 2010 and the first winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck in 2012.

Paperback:

9781138788558 | Routledge, November 5, 2015, cover price $53.95 | About this edition: The first summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) were held in Singapore in 2010 and the first winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck in 2012.

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Product Description: Over the last twenty years or so there has been a sharp increase in interest from national sports federations and governments in the development of effective elite sport systems, particularly focused on achieving success in the summer and winter Olympic Games...read more
By Barrie Houlihan (editor)

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9781138803275 | Routledge, June 26, 2015, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Over the last twenty years or so there has been a sharp increase in interest from national sports federations and governments in the development of effective elite sport systems, particularly focused on achieving success in the summer and winter Olympic Games.

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Product Description: The book addresses a series of key aspects of contemporary anti-doping policy. At the broader philosophical level, questions are asked about whether the scale of anti-doping activity and the intrusiveness of anti-doping policy in the lives of athletes is proportionate to the problem of doping...read more
By Barrie Houlihan (editor) and Mike McNamee (editor)

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9780415814089 | 1 edition (Routledge, March 14, 2013), cover price $160.00 | About this edition: The book addresses a series of key aspects of contemporary anti-doping policy.

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9781138850606 | Reprint edition (Routledge, November 10, 2014), cover price $54.95 | also contains Anti-doping: Policy and Governance | About this edition: The book addresses a series of key aspects of contemporary anti-doping policy.

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Product Description: Since 1990, Britain has seen a period of unprecedented public investment in, and political commitment to, sport. In this book, Iain Lindsey and Barrie Houlihan examine and analyze sport policy since the appointment of John Major as leader of the Conservative Party in 1990...read more

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9780415874830 | Routledge, October 19, 2012, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Since 1990, Britain has seen a period of unprecedented public investment in, and political commitment to, sport.

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Product Description: Although there is growing interest from governments in participation levels in sport, the extent to which governments actively promote ‘sport for all’ and their motives for doing so vary greatly. This is the first book to examine the sport participation policies of national governments across the world and to offer a comparative analysis of the motives for, and successes and failures of those policies...read more
By Barrie Houlihan (editor)

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9780415554770 | Routledge, November 5, 2010, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: Although there is growing interest from governments in participation levels in sport, the extent to which governments actively promote ‘sport for all’ and their motives for doing so vary greatly.

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9780415554787 | Routledge, November 5, 2010, cover price $57.95 | About this edition: Although there is growing interest from governments in participation levels in sport, the extent to which governments actively promote ‘sport for all’ and their motives for doing so vary greatly.

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Product Description: Sport and Policy is the first book of its kind to critically analyse the regulatory role of the state and its impact on sport and the intersections of sport with other areas of government policy. Offering a unique and comprehensive examination of how sport is affected by a range of government policy, each chapter uses an international comparative approach in order to facilitate a broad understanding of sport and policy in a global context...read more

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9780750685948 | 1 edition (Routledge, September 22, 2009), cover price $55.95 | About this edition: Sport and Policy is the first book of its kind to critically analyse the regulatory role of the state and its impact on sport and the intersections of sport with other areas of government policy.

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Product Description: Fully updated and revised, the Second Edition of Barrie Houlihan's ground-breaking Sport and Society provides students and lecturers with a one-stop text that is comprehensive, multi-disciplinary, accessible, international, and engaging...read more

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9781412921350 | 2 edition (Sage Pubns Ltd, January 17, 2008), cover price $152.00 | About this edition: Fully updated and revised, the Second Edition of Barrie Houlihan's ground-breaking Sport and Society provides students and lecturers with a one-stop text that is comprehensive, multi-disciplinary, accessible, international, and engaging.
9780761970330 | Sage Pubns Ltd, April 21, 2003, cover price $164.00 | About this edition: `Barrie Houlihan's astonishingly ambitious and skilfully assembled collection, Sport and Society, examines the relations between sport, social policy and the social context that underlies the two.

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9781412921367 | 2 edition (Sage Pubns Ltd, January 17, 2008), cover price $76.00 | About this edition: Fully updated and revised, the Second Edition of Barrie Houlihan's ground-breaking Sport and Society provides students and lecturers with a one-stop text that is comprehensive, multi-disciplinary, accessible, international, and engaging.
9780761970347 | Sage Pubns Ltd, April 21, 2003, cover price $74.00 | About this edition: `Barrie Houlihan's astonishingly ambitious and skilfully assembled collection, Sport and Society, examines the relations between sport, social policy and the social context that underlies the two.

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Product Description: Sport Policy: a comparative analysis of stability and change builds on the growing general interest in the comparative study of sport policy and the more specific interest in processes of policy change and issues associated with policy convergence...read more

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9780750683647 | Routledge, June 4, 2007, cover price $55.95 | About this edition: Sport Policy: a comparative analysis of stability and change builds on the growing general interest in the comparative study of sport policy and the more specific interest in processes of policy change and issues associated with policy convergence.

Miscellaneous:

9780080498218 | Butterworth-Heinemann, June 1, 2007, cover price $47.95

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Product Description: Elite Sport Development addresses important sport policy questions and explores the emergence, development and current status of elite sport development policy with detailed examination of Australia, Canada and the UK. The sports compared are swimming, track and field athletics, and sailing...read more

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9780415331838 | Routledge, August 30, 2005, cover price $67.95 | About this edition: Elite Sport Development addresses important sport policy questions and explores the emergence, development and current status of elite sport development policy with detailed examination of Australia, Canada and the UK.
9780415331821 | Routledge, August 15, 2005, cover price $195.00 | About this edition: Elite Sport Development addresses important sport policy questions and explores the emergence, development and current status of elite sport development policy with detailed examination of Australia, Canada and the UK.

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 to the contemporary era. 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 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.

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9780415277495 | Routledge, June 1, 2002, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: This text traces the evolution of sports development in the UK in the context of broader shifts in sport and social policy.

Miscellaneous:

9780203478547 | Routledge, October 4, 2003, cover price $69.95

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Product Description: 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 to the contemporary era...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780415277488 | Routledge, August 1, 2002, cover price $215.00 | About this edition: This text traces the evolution of sports development in the UK in the context of broader shifts in sport and social policy.

Sport, Policy and Politics is a genuinely comparative analysis of sport policy-making in five countries - Australia, Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom and North America. Some of the issues raised in this book include: * the process of sport policy-making * the administrative framework for sport: the responsibilities of central or federal governments, state governments and local authorities * the division of responsibility between different levels of government * how policy-making has addressed the topical problems of drug abuse in athletes, and the provision of sport and physical education in schools.

Hardcover:

9780415129183 | Routledge, March 1, 1998, cover price $225.00 | About this edition: Sport, Policy and Politics is a genuinely comparative analysis of sport policy-making in five countries - Australia, Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom and North America.

Paperback:

9780415129190 | Routledge, March 1, 1998, cover price $75.95 | About this edition: Sport, Policy and Politics is a genuinely comparative analysis of sport policy-making in five countries - Australia, Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom and North America.

Miscellaneous:

9780203160640 | Routledge, February 7, 2002, cover price $64.95

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Product Description: "Sport and International Politics" explores the role and significance of sport in international politics. Issues discussed include the impact of international organizations on domestic sport policy, the interpenetration of governmental, business, and sports interests, and the globalization of sport...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780133025897 | Harvester Wheatsheaf, April 1, 1994, cover price $61.00 | About this edition: "Sport and International Politics" explores the role and significance of sport in international politics.

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Product Description: Brand New!! Unmarked. Never read. Every page present. Every corner sharp.

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9780566054488 | Gower Pub Co, January 1, 1989, cover price $68.95 | About this edition: Brand New!

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Paperback:

9780582331983 | Addison-Wesley Longman Ltd, October 1, 1986, cover price $9.95

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