What is Safeguarding in Sport?

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSafeguarding, Child Protection and Abuse in Sport: International Perspectives in Research, Policy and Practice
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9780415829793
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Publication series

NameRoutledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society


  • safeguarding in sport
  • UK policy
  • youth sport


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