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Drawing on nearly a decade of wide-ranging, multidisciplinary research undertaken with young people and adults living and working in urban communities in Zambia, this jointly-authored book extends existing understandings of the use of sport to contribute to global development agendas has burgeoned over the last two decades. The book’s locally-centred and contextualized analysis represents an important departure from both the internationalist and evaluation-orientated research that has predominated in global sport for development. Offering wide-ranging historical, political, economic and social contextualization, it examines how a key period in the expansion of the sport for development sector unfolded in Zambia; considers the significance of varying degrees of integration and partnership practices between sport for development and development agencies at different levels; and outlines approaches to the provision of sport for development activities in various communities. Detailed examination of the lives, experiences and responses of young people involved in these activities, drawn from their own accounts, is a key feature of the book. Concluding reflections identify possibilities for enhancing understanding and improving research and evidence through methodologies which ‘localise global sport for development’. The book’s unique approach and content will be highly relevant to academic researchers and students studying sport and development across many different contexts.

International, national and community integration
Iain Lindsey, Tess Kay, Ruth Jeanes, and Davies Banda

3 Sport as a development partner: international, national and community integration This chapter considers how partnerships and partnership working, in the broadest sense of these terms, are enacted, structured and influential in relation to SfD in Zambia. The significance of partnerships emerged early in our involvement in Zambia, where it soon became apparent that much of the SfD work being undertaken in the country was

in Localizing global sport for development
Fabian Graham

/ 仙 ) and a perfected being ( zhenren / 真人 ), each rank attainable through the gaining of merit by virtuous actions, or via ritual assistance from the human realms (Kohn, 2001 ). Immortality in the afterlife had thus become bureaucratised. The first major development in Taoism from which illustrated medieval morality tracts would later spring, was the introduction of the Buddhist doctrine of karmic retribution and “Torture chambers for the dead” (Kohn, 2009 : 91). These were first incorporated by the Lingbao school of Taoism in the

in Voices from the Underworld
Becky Taylor

7 State developments and Travellers’ responses, 1968–2000 Part II showed how the 1960s was a time of crisis and change for Travellers. The shortage of stopping places was no longer masked by increased mobility through motorisation, while tighter controls on the siting of caravans after 1960 restricted Travellers’ access to privately owned permanent sites. Added to the changed spatial environment was settled society’s perception of Travellers as social failures, and that their lifestyle was inappropriate in late twentiethcentury Britain. At the same time, there

in A minority and the state
Iain Lindsey, Tess Kay, Ruth Jeanes, and Davies Banda

1 Sport for development in policy, practice and research Sport has a lengthy history of servicing ‘social development’ objectives. The contemporary SfD movement is thus following a well-known tradition that includes the use of sport to support, for example, ‘muscular Christianity’ in the nineteenth century and diverse development aims in the twentieth (Beacom, 2007 ; Kidd, 2011 ; Darnell, 2012 ). The use of sport for these purposes has

in Localizing global sport for development
Iain Lindsey, Tess Kay, Ruth Jeanes, and Davies Banda

2 Sport, development and the political-economic context of Zambia This chapter examines how the wider political and economic context in Zambia has been influential in shaping the historical governance of sport and the expansion of the SfD ‘movement’ in the country. As the previous chapter has shown, within the academic literature most attention has been paid to the global expansion of SfD; a further, smaller body of

in Localizing global sport for development
Paul Collinson

3 Environmental attitudes, community development, and local politics in Ireland Paul Collinson Anyone who has ever visited Ireland will be immediately struck by the natural beauty of the country. From the rugged uplands of the west, the golden beaches of Cork and Kerry, the rolling drumlins of the midlands to the sea cliffs of the north, Ireland is undoubtedly blessed with one of the richest and most diverse environmental endowments in Europe. Attracted by tourist brochures and advertisements which play heavily on images of Ireland as a rural paradise, tourists

in Alternative countrysides
Olympics and legacies
Maurice Roche

5 Mega-events and urban development: Olympics and legacies Over the history of the modern Olympics the long-term urban impacts and legacies of these events have developed from leaving minimal and practically invisible traces in the earliest editions to leading major and highly visible urban development projects in contemporary editions. Along the way they initially tended to focus on leaving sport facilities and little more. Research into the urban impacts of Olympic events, as of mega-events more generally, has long been of variable quality. However over the

in Mega-events and social change
Tara, the M3 and the Celtic Tiger
Conor Newman

intellectual ghost-estate. The campaign to reroute the motorway, which lasted for nigh on a decade, took place against this background. If column inches are indicative of the scale and significance of an issue or event, apart from the development boom itself, the M3 controversy was one of the biggest news items of the period between 1999 and 2009. Even though there were arguments that challenged the rationale for yet another motorway through Meath, the campaign was not about halting the M3 but about redirecting it away from the historic landscape of Tara

in Defining events
Jérémie Gilbert

91 Chapter 4 CERD’s contribution to the development of the rights of indigenous peoples under international law Jérémie Gilbert* Introduction The rights of indigenous peoples under international human rights law have greatly evolved in the last two decades, notably with the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) in 2007 which came to light after more than twenty years of negotiations.1 In terms of international legal standards, there are two main approaches to the rights of indigenous peoples, one stemming from

in Fifty years of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination