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Description - Child Welfare in Football by Celia Brackenridge

Sport and those who run it have an important duty to ensure the safety and wellbeing of young participants. This text presents the findings of a unique research project into the experiences of a wide range of stakeholders in contemporary youth soccer, exploring crucial issues of child protection, social policy, and the culture and governance of sport. It covers: * The youth soccer context - twenty-first century family life, the sports policy background, and the organisation, governance and culture of the English game * Research findings - the experiences of children and young people, parents and carers, coaches, teachers, referees, Child Protection Officers, Football Development Officers, and those involved in women's, disability and professional soccer * Issues in social policy research - methodological, ethical and management challenges * Conclusions and implications - the benefits and limitations of different approaches to the protection of children and young people in sport. For researchers, professionals and decision-makers, this text provides important new insight into the impact of child protection policies, and into the potential for evidence-based practice in youth sport.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415372336
ISBN-10: 041537233X
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Celia Brackenridge

Brunel University, London, UK University of Gloucester, UK Coventry University, UK University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, UK

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