Volunteering in community sport organizations: Implications for social capital

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Title Volunteering in community sport organizations: Implications for social capital
Author Cuskelly, Graham
Book Title Sport and Social Capital
Editor Nicholson, M., & Hoye, R.
Year Published 2008
Place of publication Amsterdam
Publisher Elsevier
Abstract Local sports clubs are an important component of the formal and informal social networks that underpin the creation, development and maintenance of social capital. Local community based sport clubs provide opportunities for community members to come together on a regular basis to play, facilitate and watch sport as well as enabling club members to participate and engage in the wider social networks that are connected through various formal and informal mechanisms to sport. The term community sport organisations (CSOs) is a collective terms used in this chapter to describe local sport clubs which have been variously labelled as voluntary sport organisations, amateur sport clubs, community amateur sport clubs and grassroots sport organisations.
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Publisher URI http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/bookdescription.cws_home/713934/description#description
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Copyright Statement Self-archiving is not yet supported by this publisher. Please refer to the publisher website or contact the author(s) for more information.
Chapter Number 9
Page from 187
Page to 203
ISBN 9780750685863
Date Accessioned 2008-12-19
Date Available 2011-05-11T07:23:00Z
Language en_AU
Research Centre Griffith Institute For Tourism
Faculty Griffith Business School
Subject PRE2009-Recreation and Leisure Studies
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/22303
Publication Type Book Chapters
Publication Type Code b1

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