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Rejwana Malik: I have a Dream!

Wahida Shaffi (ed.)

in Our stories, our lives: Inspiring Muslim women's voices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424105
eISBN:
9781447302889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424105.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explains the story of Rejwana Malik. A lot of people assume that having been to Feversham College means all the girls are narrow minded or they will not really socialize with other ... More


A criminological history of sport

Nic Groombridge

in Sports Criminology: A Critical Criminology of Sport and Games

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323150
eISBN:
9781447323174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323150.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides a very partial history of a number of sports which picks out the legal/criminal aspects involved, as well as the cultural significance of those sports which may have ... More


Celebrity and corruption: case studies of sports scandals

Nic Groombridge

in Sports Criminology: A Critical Criminology of Sport and Games

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323150
eISBN:
9781447323174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323150.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines a number of scandals involving sporting celebrities such as drug use/doping, violence, racism and unsporting behaviour. One case is illustrative, ‘bloodgate’. A rugby union ... More


Health and exercise in the community

Naomi Brooks

in Social Determinantsof Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Inequality and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447336846
eISBN:
9781447336891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336846.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the health benefits of exercise and physical activity (PA) in the community. PA and exercise are known to improve a range of health outcomes. PA and exercise reduce the risk of ... More


A sports-based response to youth violence

Mike Seal and Pete Harris

in Responding to Youth Violence Through Youth Work

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447323099
eISBN:
9781447323112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323099.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter critically examines a project in Cologne, Germany that exclusively uses sport to engage with young people and employs innovative delivery methods to respond to violence, such as the use ... More


A sporting chance? Notes on an ongoing career in the sociology of sport

Richard Giulianotti

in Sociologists' Tales: Contemporary narratives on sociological thought and practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447318668
eISBN:
9781447318682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318668.003.0028
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explores the key features of sociology as a discipline, and provides the author’s personal reflections on becoming a sociologist, particularly in the specialist field of the sociology of ... More


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