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Title Sport policy in Canada / edited by Lucie Thibault, Brock University and Jean Harvey, University of Ottawa
Published [Ottawa, Ontario] : University of Ottawa Press, 2013
Table of Contents
 List of Figuresvii
 List of Tablesviii
 Introduction / Jean Harvey1
Section I An Overview of Sport Policy in Canada 
I.The Evolution of Federal Sport Policy from 1960 to Today / Jean Harvey11
II.Multi-Level Governance and Sport Policy in Canada / Jean Harvey37
III.Canada and Sport for Development and Peace / Bruce Kidd69
Section II The Canadian Sport Policy and its Impact on the Sport System 
IV.Contemporary Policy Issues in High Performance Sport / Lisa M. Kikulis97
V.Athlete Development and Support / Katherine Babiak147
VI.Sport Participation / Peter Donnelly177
Section III Policy Issues 
VII.Olympic Ideals versus the Performance Imperative: The History of Canada's Anti-Doping Policies / Rob Beamish217
VIII.Hosting Policies of Sport Events / Lucie Thibault243
IX.The Double Helix: Aboriginal People and Sport Policy in Canada / Victoria Paraschak267
X.Policy on Sport for the Disabled / P. David Howe295
XI.Women in Sport Policy / Parissa Safai317
XII.Official Languages and the Canadian Sport System: Steady Progress, Constant Vigilance Needed / Graham Fraser351
XIII.Sport and Social Inclusion / Pamela Ponic381
 Conclusion / Lucie Thibault405
 About the Contributors411
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Contents Cover; Title; Credits; List of figures; List of tables; Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Section I -- An overview of sport policy in Canada; Chapter I -- The evolution of federal sport policy from 1960 to today; Chapter II -- Multi-level governance and sport policy in Canada; Chapter III -- Canada and sport for development and peace; Section II -- The canadian sport policy and its impact on the sport system; Chapter IV -- Contemporary policy issues in high performance sport; Chapter V -- Athlete development and support; Chapter VI -- Sport participation; Section III -- Policy issues
Chapter VII -- Olympic ideals versus the performance imperative: the history of Canada's anti-doping policiesChapter VIII -- Hosting policies of sport events; Chapter IX -- The double helix: aboriginal people and sport policy in Canada; Chapter X -- Policy on sport for the disabled; Chapter XI -- Women in sport policy; Chapter XII -- Official languages and the canadian sport system: steady progress, constant vigilance needed; Chapter XIII -- Sport and social inclusion; Conclusion; About the contributors; Index
Summary The first and most comprehensive analysis of the new Canadian Sport Policy adopted in 2012
Notes "Research Centre for Sport in Canadian Society, University of Ottawa."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Subject Sports administration -- Canada.
Sports and state -- Canada.
Form Electronic book
Author Harvey, Jean, 1955- editor
Thibault, Lucie, 1962- editor
University of Ottawa. Research Centre for Sport in Canadian Society
ISBN 0776620959
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9780776620961 (EPUB)
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