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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