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Sport and Society: 198 Lisa Firth

Sport and Society: 198

Lisa Firth

Published September 15th 2010
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Kindle Edition
48 pages
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The excitement displayed during competitions such as the World Cup show that British people take sport very seriously, yet only 21% of 5- to 19-year-olds take part in any organised sport outside of the school day. This book looks at young people’sMoreThe excitement displayed during competitions such as the World Cup show that British people take sport very seriously, yet only 21% of 5- to 19-year-olds take part in any organised sport outside of the school day. This book looks at young people’s engagement with sport as well as topics of debate including footballers’ salaries, equality in sport and the ethics of performance-enhancing drugs. The information comes from a wide range of sources and includes government reports and statistics, newspaper articles, features, magazine articles and surveys, literature from lobby groups and charitable organisations.