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Call for Papers: International Conference ‘Politics and Policy of Sport and Recreation

University of Łódź, Poland, 20-22 September, 2017

Regardless of some naïve appeals for excluding sport from political conflicts, it remains an inherently political phenomenon. In recent years various aspects of sport politics and policies have been discussed in vivid public debates and approached by researchers from all around the globe. The conference will provide a forum for wide-ranging and interdisciplinary debate concerning all issues referring to the topic of sport politics and policies from a variety of academic fields, including: sociology, political science, social policy, criminology, history, law, geography, and sport studies. We understand sport broadly, including: elite/high performance sport, competitive and recreational sports, disability sport and lifestyle sports.

All theoretical frameworks and methodologies are welcomed. We kindly invite contributions applying all kinds of high quality, empirical, in-depth analysis of the sport’s politics and policies approaching the broad variety of aspects including (but not limited to):

For more information visit the conference website: https://sportlodz2017.wordpress.com [1]