Sport, Policy and Politics

Sport, Policy and Politics

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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.The activities of the ASDA were reinforced by the requirement of the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) that any ... -nine sports, with new sports, such as the triathlon, being added if considered that there is the potential for a doping problem.

Title:Sport, Policy and Politics
Author:Barrie Houlihan
Publisher:Routledge - 2002-02-07


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