Facility: Centre for Sports in Society


The Centre for Sport in Society: conducts research on sport from a range of disciplinary perspectives including sociology, political science, history, management, psychology and law.

The work currently being undertaken within the group explores a range of themes associated with the cultural, political, social, economic and historical import of sport in a variety of local, national and international contexts. These themes and contexts include analyses of: sport labour migration; sport, the Irish and identity politics; sport and diaspora; sport and equity (gender and disability); pain and injury; physical education and sport; international comparative sport policy, the public governance and management of sport and sport federations and their sustainable role in civil society; sport for development and peace.




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