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Sport and Crime Reduction : the Role of Sports in Tackling Youth Crime.

Author: Geoff Nichols
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduction to the programme at the national level; National evaluation and results; A local programme - Sportaction; Local evaluation; Results; Case studies; How and why the programme worked; General limitations of the programme; Conclusion on the programme and evaluation methods; 12 Summit; Summary; Introduction to the programme; Evaluation; Results; Conclusion on the programme and evaluation methods; 13 Splash;
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Nichols, Geoff.
Sport and Crime Reduction : The Role of Sports in Tackling Youth Crime.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geoff Nichols
ISBN: 9781317571582 1317571584
OCLC Number: 885123703
Notes: Conclusion on the programme and evaluation method.
Description: 1 online resource (236 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Illustrations; Acronyms; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; Who the book is aimed at; The book structure; Defining terms; The main argument of the book; 2 Value judgements and some traditional rationales for sport; The influence of traditional values; Some traditional rationales for sport; 3 A synthesis of theory from criminology, youth work and adventure education; Criminological theory --
the development of cognitive competencies; Skills development in youth work; Criminological theory --
the risk/protection factor model. Personal development theory from adventure educationA synthesis of theoretical perspectives to provide a model of personal growth directed by values; An initial conclusion on the role of sport; Acknowledgement; 4 What is 'evidence' and how do we get it?; Philosophical positions; The implications of philosophical positions for research design; An interim conclusion on practicalities and problems in research; Acknowledgement; 5 The policy context; Policy as a reflection of ideology or of political pragmatism; Policy as a determinant of the selection of evidence. The selection of evidence facilitating accountability and controlConclusion; 6 A typology of programmes, with implications for evaluation; A categorisation of programmes by risk level of participant; A categorisation of programmes by mechanism of crime reduction; A typology combining risk level and mechanism; Examples of programmes, with implications for evaluation methods; Implications; 7 West Yorkshire Sports Counselling; Summary; Introduction to the programme; Evaluation and results; Conclusion on the programme and evaluation methods; Potential improvements to the programme. Partnership working and termination8 Hafotty Wen --
14 Peaks Programme; Summary; Introduction to the programme; Evaluation and results; Conclusion on the programme and evaluation methods; Funding, politics and operational difficulties; 9 Fairbridge; Summary; Introduction to the programme; Evaluation; Results; Conclusion on the programme and evaluation methods; 10 The Clontarf Foundation's Football Academies; Summary; Introduction to the programme; Evaluation and results; How and why the programme worked; Conclusion on the programme and evaluation method; 11 Positive Futures/Sportaction.

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The use of sports-based activity programs as a means of tackling crime has been explored in a number of countries worldwide, particularly in relation to the prevention of re-offending in the ten to  Read more...

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