Search for dissertations about: "sport policy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words sport policy.

  1. 1. The drive for change putting the means and ends of sport at stake in the organizing of Swedish voluntary sport

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Cecilia Stenling; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; organizational institutionalism; institutional logics; community sport clubs; voluntary organizations; civil society; governance; organizational change; public policy; sport policy; policy implementation; popular movements; institutionell teori; institutionella logiker; föreningsidrott; idrottsföreningar; idrottsrörelsen; folkrörelse; organisatorisk förändring; idrottspolitik; policy-implementering; civilsamhället; tredje sektorn; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to create knowledge on processes of change in the contemporary organizing of Swedish voluntary sport and the systems of meaning at work in these processes. The thesis proceeds from the assumption that the contemporary public sport policy climate is characterized by a pressure on organized sport to change in order for sport to better serve as an implementer of non-sport goals. READ MORE

  2. 2. Physical education policy and practice Issues and controversies in Tanzania secondary schools

    University dissertation from Växjö : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : John David Kazungu; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Educational policy; Institutional theory; Physical Education; Secondary school; Tanzania; Idrott och hälsa; nyinstitutionell teori; skola; utbildningspolicy; Tanzania; Pedagogik; Pedagogics;

    Abstract : Schools’ decisions to offer Physical Education (PE) is among the possible ways of involving students in physical activity, which has significant effects on students’ health, lifelong participation in physical activities and participation in sport. This thesis explores the factors and the ways they influence secondary schools’ decisions on whether or not to offer PE in Tanzania. READ MORE

  3. 3. Anti-doping – a legitimate effort? Elite athletes' perspectives on policy and practice

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, GIH

    Author : Anna Qvarfordt; GIH. Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anti-doping; Doping in sports; Legitimacy; Elite athletes; Compliance; WADA; Samhällsvetenskap Humaniora; Social Sciences Humanities;

    Abstract : The global anti-doping enterprise in sport is a comprehensive system in which the athlete is at the centre of regulation, scrutiny and control. There is limited knowledge about the implications of this extensive control system for athletes and about how athletes perceive the system; little is known about possible consequences of these implications and perceptions for the legitimacy of the system. READ MORE

  4. 4. Anti-doping – a legitimate effort? : Elite athletes' perspectives on policy and practice

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, GIH

    Author : Anna Qvarfordt; Nader Ahmadi; Åsa Bäckström; David Hoff; Sigmund Loland; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anti-doping; Doping in sports; Legitimacy; Elite athletes; Compliance; WADA;

    Abstract : The global anti-doping enterprise in sport is a comprehensive system in which the athlete is at the centre of regulation, scrutiny and control. There is limited knowledge about the implications of this extensive control system for athletes and about how athletes perceive the system; little is known about possible consequences of these implications and perceptions for the legitimacy of the system. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sport as a Means of Responding to Social Problems Rationales of Government, Welfare and Social Change

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : David Ekholm; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social work; social policy; social inclusion; youth; subject formation; citizenship; civil society; community; governmental rationality; Socialt arbete; socialpolitik; social inkludering; ungdom; fostran; medborgarskap; civilsamhälle; gemenskap; styrningsrationalitet;

    Abstract : Sport has been increasingly recognized in social policy as a means of steering social change and as a method for responding to diverse social problems. The present study examines how rationales of social change are formed through ‘sport as a means of responding to social problems’. READ MORE