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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


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 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


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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