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dc.contributor.authorBolton, Nicola
dc.contributor.authorFleming, Scott
dc.contributor.authorElias, Bernadette
dc.date.accessioned2013-04-22T12:11:14Z
dc.date.available2013-04-22T12:11:14Z
dc.date.issued2008
dc.identifier.citationBolton, N., Fleming, S. and Elias, B. (2008) 'The experience of community sport development: A case study of Blaenau Gwent', Managing Leisure, 13(2), pp.92-103en_GB
dc.identifier.issn1360-6719
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10369/4047
dc.description.abstractIn this paper, the experience of community sport development (CSD) is explored through case study evidence from Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council – an area of social disadvantage in the South Wales valleys. An empirically informed theoretical account is presented based on three key themes: (a) community development and social capital; (b) nurturing citizenship; and (c) resistance to paternalism. As a result, a re-conceptualisation of CSD is advanced in which there is an explicit recognition of the tripartite relationship between community, citizens and providers as part of an understanding of new governance. This in turn requires a shift away from dichotomous 'bottom–up' and 'top–down' approaches towards a non-hierarchical emphasis for CSD.
dc.language.isoenen_GB
dc.publisherTaylor & Francis (Routledge)
dc.relation.ispartofseriesManaging Leisure;
dc.titleThe experience of community sport development: a case study of Blaenau Gwenten_GB
dc.typeArticleen_GB
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13606710801933446


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