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Sexual exploitation in sport is a problem that has beset both male and female athletes privately for decades but which has only recently emerged as a public issue. Spoilsports is the first comprehensive review of this issue, integrating pioneering academic research, theoretical perspectives, and practical guidelines for performers, coaches, administrators and policy-makers. Key topics include: * 'moral panic' * children's rights * masculinity and power * making and implementing policy * leadership in sport. Spoilsports draws extensively on the personal experiences of athletes and those involved in sport. Challenging and controversial, this book represents an important step towards tackling a difficult issue. It is essential reading for coaches, athletes, parents, policy-makers and all those with a personal or professional interest in sport.Lawn Tennis Association (1998) LTA Guidelines for Those Working with Children m Tennis, London: LTA. Available from Coach Education Manager, The Lawn Tennis Association, The Queens Club, West Kensington, London W14 9EG.

Author:Celia Brackenridge
Publisher:Routledge - 2002-08-26


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