Call for articles: Engaging the Field, sport in under-resourced, underdeveloped, and conflict regions

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Call for articles: Engaging the Field, sport in under-resourced, underdeveloped, and conflict regions

Taylor Francis Online have released a call for articles entitled 'Engaging the Field, Sport in Under-Resourced, Underdeveloped, and Conflict Regions' for the Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health journal

There have been concomitant calls for increased rigour in sport for development and peace (SDP) research and cautions against neo-colonial approaches that may subjugate knowledge. To address these concerns, this special issue calls for research that considers the impacts of SDP programmes as well as the role of sport as it naturally occurs in under-resourced, underdeveloped, and conflict regions.


Of particular interest is research that is methodologically diverse, innovative, and engages with athletes, coaches, and community stakeholders (e.g., teachers, police officers, pastors, government leaders) to better understand the meaning they ascribe to sport, their sport experiences, and their perceptions of the role of sport in promoting (or obstructing) development and peace.

Additional topics might include, but are not limited to, the use of sport in social movements, sport experiences of those connected to gender-based violence (victims and perpetrators), and the meaning and role of sport after a disaster or terrorist activity in community response and rebuilding.

Submission instructions
Papers must be submitted to the Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health ScholarOne site. Submissions must be received by 31 March 2016, with final versions due on 31 July 2016.

Full ‘Instructions for authors’ can be found under the ‘Authors and submissions’ tab here.

Editorial information
Guest Editor: Meredith A. Whitley, Adelphi University (mwhitley@adelphi.edu)
Guest Editor: Simon C. Darnell, University of Toronto (simon.darnell@utoronto.ca)
Guest Editor: William V. Massey, Concordia University Wisconsin (William.Massey@cuw.edu)
 

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Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 23:00

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