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Description - Sport, Policy and Politics by Barrie Houlihan

Sport, Policy and Politics is a genuinely comparative analysis of sport policy making, and the motives for investment by governments 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 Barrie Houlihan is Associate Dean and Professor of Public Policy at Staffordshire University. He is a major analyst in sport and public policy, his publications include The Government and Politics of Sport , also published by Routledge.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415129183
ISBN-10: 0415129184
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Nov-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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