What is Safeguarding in Sport?

Lang, Melanie and Hartill, Michael (2014) What is Safeguarding in Sport? In: UNSPECIFIED (ed). Safeguarding, Child Protection and Abuse in Sport: International Perspectives in Research, Policy and Practice. Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society. Routledge, London, pp. 1-9. ISBN 9780415829793

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This chapter highlights the contemporary policy landscape of safeguarding in global sport beginning with a discussion of the extent to which the UK and other countries have shifted from a narrower, reactive child protection agenda towards the more holistic and proactive safeguarding agenda. It also discusses various approaches to safeguarding and protecting children in sport and international developments in this area.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: safeguarding in sport, UK policy, youth sport
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
Divisions: Sociology
Sports Science
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2015 16:20
URI: http://repository.edgehill.ac.uk/id/eprint/6328

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