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Valeria Varea

women in sporting and physical activity contexts, and the many ways in which the fight for greater options and diversity, breaking away from traditional household roles, was waged. The variety of theoretical methodological frameworks and approaches used throughout the book is a key strength

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Patrick McAvoy and Taesoo Ahn

industry, what do you think is the future? Shawn Smith : I think there’s a couple different things. Let’s break it down into two buckets: diversity and technology. Diversity can manifest itself in a variety of different ways: race, color, creed, orientation, beliefs, or geographic location. It is

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Megan Chawansky

“sport for development and peace” (SDP) sector. Within the 46 well-organized chapters, it delves into topics such as the role of theory in explaining SDP, the interplay of social identities and SDP, and the diversity of SDP around the world. All in all, RHSDP does an admirable job of organizing an

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René Revis Shingles

overrepresented relative to the U.S. population, while athletic trainers of color were grossly underrepresented ( National Athletic Trainers’ Association, 2017 ). In addition, according to Perrin ( 2015 ), who cited the Sullivan Commission on Diversity in the Healthcare Workforce, having a diverse workforce

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Paulette Stevenson

celebrates Attar in comparison to their white athletes reveals that Attar labors for Oiselle as the model multicultural. The work that the model multicultural does, as Puar ( 2007 ) notes, appears to be for diversity, but on closer inspection, the image of the model multicultural works to uphold whiteness in

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Elizabeth A. Taylor, Gareth J. Jones, Kristy McCray and Robin Hardin

male colleagues. Organizational Culture in Sport Organizations Despite an increase in the number of female athletes across all levels of sport, gender diversity remains an issue in leadership positions within international, professional (including the Women’s National Basketball League), and

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Martha Saavedra

First Nation “No Olympics on Stolen Land” protests and then via a decolonial critique of a queer asylum initiative. Meant to be a welcoming venue for LGBTIQ+ athletes, fans and allies to celebrate diversity and inclusiveness in sport, these Pride Houses, a first, are now are found at many mega

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Michael Dao

diversity of people’s knowledge and experiences in SfD. By locating this book in Zambia, more specifically two communities of Zambia, Lindsey et al. discuss the complexity of locale-specific SfD research. The book discusses how the generalization of SfD in specific locales is much more complex than imagined

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Claire-Marie Roberts and Jacky Forsyth

influencing the culture of sport, such that it becomes a female-friendly environment for gender diversity. Summary This statement merely provides an overview of some of the key themes evident in the conference contributions. There were many more talks and presentations that provided us with an insight of the

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Emily M. Newell

, providing interviews with professionals and other supplemental learning items. Although rich in depth and diversity, the 16-chapter text sometimes focuses too much on the underlying theoretical concepts behind the issues and spends too little time on the role of communication in these areas of sport