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Kathryn Henne and Madeleine Pape

racialized moral discourse circulating in the track-and-field community that constructs women of Color—and from African nations in particular—as suspect not only in terms of the perceived greater likelihood of intersex variation, but also in terms of their desperation to escape poverty, their vulnerability

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Brian Wilson and Nicolien VanLuijk

[the spokesperson for the event] said the event will be an opportunity for teachers to discuss the Olympics from different perspectives—considering issues such as homelessness, poverty, and the government’s decision to spend $500,000 on its 2010 curriculum while also cutting grants for arts groups

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Lyndsay M.C. Hayhurst, Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom and Emma Arksey

women in their programs face, such as gendered divisions of labour, poverty and a lack of transportation mobility (cf., Hayhurst, 2017 ). That is, and in line with previous work on the rise of the ‘Girl Effect’ discourse in broader SDP programming (cf., Hayhurst, 2011 , 2013 ), the onus continues to

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Dawn Heinecken

allowing people to “play the victim…doesn’t matter what the situation is, feminism, race, poverty. Forget it…There are no excuses in Pat Summit’s world.” The film provides evidence of Jenkins’ assertion by recalling the story of how Summit benched Patricia Roberts, who was then the only black player on

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Emma Seal and Emma Sherry

poverty, as a consequence of the program. Participant 9 stated, “I have learnt that it is important to be vigilant for violence against women.” Participant 1 related that “going forward I am going to be more confident in everything I do, I will stand up for my rights because PNG is a democratic country

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Joshua I. Newman

against poverty and wars against the poor. Wars against ignorance and wars out of ignorance. My question is simple: Should we be at war, too, we, the scholars, the intellectuals? (p. 225) One war being fought by the scholars and intellectuals to which Latour refers is being waged on metaphysical

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Mary G. McDonald

incarceration but in all its multidimensional elements including the continuation of black poverty and disproportionate attacks on black queer and trans people as well the demonization of undocumented immigrants ( Taylor, 2016 ). The 49ers did appear to publicly support Kaepernick’s attempts to raise awareness

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Dani M. Moffit, Jamie L. Mansell and Anne C. Russ

Temple University Owls Athletic Training Society (OATS), committed to education and community involvement, formed a relationship with Lanning Square Elementary School (LSE). Located less than 10 miles from campus in Camden, NJ, a high incidence of poverty, violence, and one-parent families is the norm. Through a grant, OATS adopted the fifth-grade classes at LSE for 1 year, beginning with letter exchanges between OATS students and elementary students. OATS traveled to LSE for their holiday party, met their pen pals, and provided healthy snacks. In the spring, the LSE completed a health/wellness unit and visited Temple. Students shared several health activities including learning about bones/muscles in the anatomy laboratory, stretching properly, and exercising. They received lunch and Temple mementos. OATS raised money the following year to continue the project. This allowed OATS and administrators to participate positively in our community, promote diversity, and introduce healthy lifestyles to youngsters.

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Danny O’Brien and Jess Ponting

This research analyzes a strategic approach to managing surf tourism in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Surf tourists travel to often remote destinations for the purpose of riding surfboards, and earlier research suggests the mismanagement of surf tourism in some destinations has resulted in significant deleterious impacts on host communities. The research question in this study addresses how surf tourism can be managed to achieve sustainable host community benefits in the context of a developing country. Primary data came from semistructured interviews and participant observation. The findings demonstrate how sport governing bodies can engage host communities in a collaborative framework for the sustainable utilization of sport tourism resources. The derived knowledge from this research may decrease host communities’ reliance on less sustainable commercial activities, and inform policy and practice on sustainable approaches to using sport tourism for community building and poverty alleviation.

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Wendy Frisby, Susan Crawford and Therese Dorer

In contrast to traditional approaches to research, participatory action research calls for the active involvement of the community—including both the beneficiaries and providers of sport services—in defining research problems, executing interventions, interpreting results, and designing strategies to change existing power structures. The purpose of this paper was to analyze a participatory action research project designed to increase the access of women living below the poverty line and their families to local physical activity services. A framework developed by Green et al. (1995) formed the basis of the analysis. To place the analysis in context, the historical origins and theoretical assumptions underlying participatory action research were addressed. The case of the Women's Action Project demonstrated how the process can result in a more inclusive local sport system and, at the same time, provide a rich setting for examining organizational dynamics including collaborative decision-making, community partnerships, power imbalances, resource control, resistance to change, and nonhierarchical structures.