Regulating Youth Sport
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Law is now being used as a vehicle for behavioural change across a range of policy areas affecting youth sport and is therefore a prime consideration for those involved in the organisation, administration and delivery of youth sport. This book explores the law relating to youth sport in social and political contexts and across a range of international jurisdictions. It considers whether current law, regulation and governance in youth sport is beneficial, explores the benefits and consequences of a 'rights-based' approach, and addresses the potential problems of over-regulation. This book is important reading for anyone with an interest in youth sport, sport administration or socio-legal studies.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138852961
  • 9781138852969

About Steve Greenfield

Steve Greenfield is Deputy Head of School at the Westminster Law School, and a member of the Centre for Law, Society and Popular Culture, at the University of Westminster, UK. His research has covered a broad swathe of issues around the intersection between law and areas of popular culture, including football, film, music and licensing. He is a founding editor of the Entertainment and Sports Law Journal, co-editor (with Guy Osborn) of the book series Studies in Law, Society and Popular Culture, and the author or editor of five books, including Regulating Football and Law and Sport in Contemporary Society.show more

Table of contents

1. Introduction Part I: The Politics and Governance of Youth Sport 2. Domestic Policy 3. EU and International 4. Sports Organisations, Sports Clubs and Governing Bodies Part II: A Legal Right to Play? 5. A Rights Based Approach 6. Discrimination and Equality 7. Legal Protection and Remedies Part III: Delivery, Fear and the Management of Risk 8. Child Protection: Vetting and barring 9. Physical Harm: Risk management and parents 10. Volunteers: Motivation, training and liability 11. Litigation: Culture and concerns Part IV: Global Perspectives: Litigation and rights 12. North America: Concussion litigation 13. Scandinavia: Alternative governance 14. South Africa: Developing a regulatory framework encompassing a rights based approach 15. 'Global' Movement: Rights and protectionshow more