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Sports profile in public elementary school: Is it school politics or sports politics?

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In 2005, Copenhagen municipality decided to develop and implement a sport and movement profile at a local elementary school. The overall development is discussed as are specific results and consequences of the decision. The role of physical education and teachers in relation to a health discourse, sport and school sports viewed as an arena for talent identification and development will
be discussed. In addition, a question of inequality raised, as a group of talented athletes are accepted into specific sports classes, focusing on cultural capital and the possibility of the educational system as reproducing or as an arena for social mobility. Finally a discussion of the possibilities for either sports policy development or school policy development through single initiatives is presented.
TidsskriftMovement & Sport Sciences
Udgave nummer78
Sider (fra-til)53-59
Antal sider7
StatusUdgivet - 2012

Bibliografisk note

CURIS 2012 5200 143

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