By Christoph Breuer, Remco Hoekman, Siegfried Nagel, Harold van der Werff

ISBN-10: 331917634X

ISBN-13: 9783319176345

ISBN-10: 3319176358

ISBN-13: 9783319176352

​This publication provides an up to date portrait of the features of recreation golf equipment in quite a few ecu international locations and their function in society and the nationwide activity process. additionally, it deals a cross-national comparative standpoint of activity golf equipment in twenty eu nations. Containing either empirical information and data at the political and ancient backgrounds of game golf equipment, the e-book is prepared in 3 components. First, the authors offer an outline of the theoretical technique of the e-book and an outline of the framework used for the rustic chapters. moment, the rustic chapters, written by way of specialists in the box, offer a scientific assessment of the to be had info on game golf equipment in every one nation. those chapters are established to respond to the next questions: (1) what's the place of game golf equipment in the nationwide game constitution? (2) Which function do they fulfil in coverage and society? (3) What are their uncomplicated features and what elements impression the improvement of game golf equipment? The booklet is concluded with a scientific comparability of the engaging nations with the aim of forging a transparent hyperlink among the functioning of coverage structures, saw difficulties, and attainable options, and with a destiny learn schedule on game golf equipment. In an period of elevated collaboration among eu states, game presents a usual automobile during which to match adjustments in tradition, economics, and coverage throughout international locations. recreation golf equipment in Europe will entice students of nonprofit administration, activities administration and activities sociology in addition to directors and coverage makers within the foreign activities community.

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Other common activities include being a member of a board or committee, being a coach or a trainer, doing administrative tasks and maintaining sport facilities and sport equipment (European Commission 2014). According to the Eurobarometer 2013, 12 % (European Commission 2014), or 7 %, according to a micro-census in 2006 (BMASK 2009), of the adult Austrian population fulfil such tasks. It is more common for these volunteers to be men rather than women (Fig. 3). Especially the positions higher up in the hierarchy of functionaries are male dominated.

Weiss and G. 1 Sport in sport clubs according to gender, age, size of place of residence and affiliation to social class in Austria, 1998 Sport participants in sport clubs (Percent) Gender Male Female Age 16–29 30–39 40–49 50–59 60+ Size of place of residence Up to 5,000 inhabitants 5,001–20,000 inhabitants Over 20,000 inhabitants Social class Layer A Layer B Layer C Layer D Layer E 23 16 17 23 17 27 20 20 32 17 25 24 21 14 3 Question: In which form (of organisation) do you participate in sport?

Public Manag Rev 11:421–440 Hall MH, Andrukow A, Barr C, Brock K, de Wit M, Embuldeniya D (2003) The capacity to serve: a qualitative study of the challenges facing Canada’s nonprofit and voluntary organizations. Canadian Centre for Philanthropy, Toronto Hansmann H (1980) The role of nonprofit enterprise. Yale Law J 33:835–901 Heinemann K (1999) Sports clubs in Europe. In: Heinemann K (ed) Sport clubs in various European countries. Hofmann, Schorndorf, pp 13–32 Heinemann K (2004) Sportorganisationen: Verstehen und Gestalten [Understanding and designing sport organizations].

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