Sports, gender, and social capital

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Abstract

Jeanes traces the relationship between gender, sports, and social capital by discussing the concept of social capital generally and exploring the ways gender intersects with sports to facilitate social capital. She uses a case study of young women’s ‘‘sport for development’’ programs in Zambia to illustrate this relationship, and concludes by discussing future research directions in the field to fill in the gaps in gender research in studies of sports and social capital
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Business and Culture of Sports
Subtitle of host publicationSociety, Politics, Economy, Environment
EditorsJoseph Maguire, Mark Falcous, Katie Liston
Place of PublicationUSA
PublisherMacmillan Reference USA
Chapter2
Pages15-27
Number of pages13
Volume2
Edition1st
ISBN (Print)9780028665030
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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