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Call for Papers | “A Critical Examination of Race and Antiracism in the Sport for Development Field: Reimagining and Recreating Spaces for True Racial Inclusion and Equity”, a Special...
This special issue seeks critical examinations of research, policy, and practice that highlight, describe, and challenge racism, racist practices, and racial hierarchies in the SfD field, and in doing so, move closer to improving experiences and outcomes for racial groups facing intersecting oppressions. Race and racism are conceptualized as socially constructed systems of oppression grounded in political and economic domination on the basis of phenotypical and cultural identities and backgrounds.
Call for Papers | “Indigenous Voices Matter: Theory, Practice & Research in Sport for Development”, Special Issue of Journal of Sport for Development. Call ends December 1, 2021
This special issue seeks to probe, deconstruct, and contest current sport for development (SFD) discourse related to Indigenous voices, providing a more nuanced understanding in the SFD space. Indigenous peoples are holders of unique languages, knowledge systems and beliefs, and have a special relationship with land. Indigenous peoples hold their own diverse concepts of development, based on their traditional values, visions, needs and priorities.
JSFD’s mission is to examine, advance and disseminate evidence, best practices, and lessons learned from Sport for Development programmes and interventions. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Examining the impact of a sport-based positive youth development program for adolescent girls of color: A mixed methods study by Carlyn Kimiecik, Samantha Bates, Dawn Anderson-Butcher.
Call for Papers | Global South Voices on Sport for Development and Peace, a book to be submitted to Routledge. Call ends February 2021
This book will raise the voices of relevant and critical experiences carried out in a range of countries that belong to the ‘Global South’. More importantly, the book aims to highlight the practices and theories created by people who belong to the communities where these sporting experiences have been taking place in the past decades, whose critical reflections and experiences are yet to gain systematic attention in the international academic and practitioner’s communities in the English language.
JSFD’s mission is to examine, advance and disseminate evidence, best practices, and lessons learned from Sport for Development programmes and interventions. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: CROSSFIT PARTNER WORK: STRENGTH BUILDING FOR SDP by Anne DeMartini, Wylie Belasik.
JSFD’s mission is to examine, advance and disseminate evidence, best practices, and lessons learned from Sport for Development programmes and interventions. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: CONCEPTUALIZING PARTICIPATORY EVALUATION IN SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT: A RESEARCHER’S PERSPECTIVE ON PROCESSES AND TENSIONS FROM VIETNAM by Michael Dao.
The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal. JSFD’s mission is to advance, examine, and disseminate evidence and best practices for programs and interventions that use sport to promote development, health, and/or peace. JSFD is currently seeking submissions for Volume 9, publishing in 2021. Manuscript submission is a rolling process.
Social Inclusion, Volume 8, 2020, Issue 3 | Sport for Development: Opening Transdisciplinary and Intersectoral Perspectives
Social Inclusion is a peer-reviewed open access journal, which provides academics and policy-makers with a forum to discuss and promote a more socially inclusive society. The journal encourages researchers to publish their results on topics related to social and cultural inclusion The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: (RE)FORMING THE INSIDE/OUTSIDE: ON PLACE AS A GOVERNABLE DOMAIN THROUGH SPORTS-BASED INTERVENTIONS by David Ekholm and Magnus Dahlstedt.
Call for Papers | “Sport, Development, and Peace”, Special Issue of Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice | Call ends August 15, 2020
This special issue of Peace Review seeks to investigate the current social, cultural, political, and scholarly discourse around sports, development, and peace in a global context. How has sport been deployed as a tool for strengthening social ties and networks, for promoting ideals of peace, fraternity, solidarity, non-violence, tolerance, and justice? How is sport an “instrument” for peace? How does sport contribute to development?
Call for Papers | “Health Promotion and Sport”, Special Issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Call ends April 30, 2021
Health promotion can be understood in different ways in relation to sport, and this Special Issue aims to explore this relation in-depth. The objective is to better understand how the sport sector can act as a health-promoting setting. We consider sport in a broad sense, including both competitive and recreational sport, targeting all groups across the lifespan and socioeconomic gradient, including every-day and non-organized sport practice.