Description - Spoilsports by Celia Brackenridge
Sexual exploitation in sport is a problem that has beset both male and female athletes privately for decades but which has only emerged as a public issue in the 20th and 21st centuries. This examination of the issue, integrates academic research, theoretical perspectives, and practical guidelines for performers, coaches, adminstrators and policy-makers. Key topics include: children's rights; "moral panic"; masculinity and power; making and implementing policy; and leadership in sport. The book draws on the personal experiences of athletes and those involved in sport and aims to represent an important step towards tackling a difficult issue.
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(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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