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036749924X / 9780367499242
Paperback / softback
796.069
01/05/2020
Published 01/05/2020
United Kingdom
156 x 234 mm 232 pages, 4 Line drawings, black and white; 18 Tables, black and white; 4 Illustrations, black and
Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly  Learn More Undergraduate

Gender equality is one of the founding democratic principles of the EU.

However, recent studies of the Federation of Olympic Sports in Europe have shown that women occupy only fourteen percent of decision-making positions in sport organizations.

This book presents a comprehensive and comparative study of how various regions and countries of Europe have addressed this lack of gender diversity, discussing which strategies have brought about change and to what extent these changes have been successful.

With contributions from leading sport sociologists, covering countries such as Germany, Hungary, Norway, Poland, Spain, Turkey and the UK, it provides a foundation for future policymaking, methodological analyses and theoretical developments that can result in sustainable gender equality in European sport governance.

Gender Diversity in European Sport Governance is important reading for scholars and students in the fields of sociology of sport, sport management, sociology, gender studies and studies of organization, management and leadership.

It is also a valuable resource for policy makers in the EU, as well as national sport organizations and activists.

BIC:

1D Europe, JFSJ Gender studies, gender groups, JHBS Sociology: sport & leisure, WSB Sporting events & management

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