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Fitness philanthropy and social capital: an emerging research agenda for sport and community well-being

Palmer, C ORCID: 0000-0001-8345-7556 2020 , 'Fitness philanthropy and social capital: an emerging research agenda for sport and community well-being' , International Journal of Community Well-Being , doi: 10.1007/s42413-020-00063-w.

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Abstract

There is a growing recognition of the ways in which sport and leisure can contribute towell-being. This paper offers a socio-cultural account of the sport-charity nexus as a siteand source of community well-being. The paper conceives sports charity as broaderthan a fundraising imperative or a motivation for physical health outcomes and benefitsand argues instead that “fitness philanthropy” is an important socio-sporting movementthat mobilises well-being in increasingly neo-liberal times. Drawing on the literature onsport and social capital, and leisure and well-being, the paper argues that fitnessphilanthropy provides an important social barometer for broader cultural and ideological imperatives that contribute in novel ways to understanding health and well-being.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Palmer, C
Keywords: wellbeing, social capital, fitness philanthropy, sport and leisure, neoliberalism
Journal or Publication Title: International Journal of Community Well-Being
Publisher: Springer Nature Switzerland AG
ISSN: 2524-5295
DOI / ID Number: 10.1007/s42413-020-00063-w
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