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Title: The sport, development and peace sector: a model of four social policy domains
Authors: Giulianotti, Richard
Keywords: Development
Corporate social responsibility
NGOs
Sport policy
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: © Cambridge University Press
Citation: GIULIANOTTI, R., 2011. The sport, development and peace sector: a model of four social policy domains. Journal of Social Policy, 40 (4), pp. 757-776.
Abstract: This paper examines the 'sport, development and peace' (SDP) sector which has grown substantially at a global level over the past decade. The SDP sector is located conceptually within the broader 'global civil society', a highly contested policy field that features diverse political actors and ideologies. The main discussion sets out four ideal-types within the SDP policy domain that tend to be associated with specific institutions: first, neo-liberal social policies, as embodied by private or commercial interests, such as transnational corporations and forms of 'corporate social responsibility'; second, 'developmental interventionist' policies associated with non-governmental and community-based organisations; third, 'strategic developmentalist' policies associated with national and international governmental organisations, and sport federations; and, fourth, social justice policies associated with new social movements and critical NGOs. Each of these domains is examined in detail. Three main types of interrelationship across the domains are then identified. The paper concludes by arguing for a more sophisticated understanding of sport's policy capabilities, stronger cross-domain partnerships and a renewal of the SDP sector through a fresh focus on social justice issues.
Description: This article has been accepted for publication and has appeared in a revised form, subsequent to peer review and/or editorial input by Cambridge University Press, in Journal of Social Policy published by Cambridge University Press
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1017/S0047279410000930
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/15497
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0047279410000930
ISSN: 0047-2794
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