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  1. A Wider Social Role for Sport

    Who's Keeping the Score?

    By Fred Coalter

    Sport is perceived to have the potential to alleviate a variety of social problems and generally to ‘improve’ both individuals and the communities in which they live. Sport is promoted as a relatively cost effective antidote to a range of social problems – often those stemming from social exclusion...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Government, the Railways and the Modernization of Britain

    Beeching's Last Trains

    By Charles Loft

    Series: British Politics and Society

    More than 40 years after its publication, the 1963 Beeching Report on British railways remains controversial for recommending the closure of a third of Britain’s railways. In this book, Charles Loft examines: why the nationalized railways were in such dire financial straits by 1963 how...

    Published July 4th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Lessons in Leadership

    Meeting the Challenges of Public Service Management

    By Eileen Milner, Paul Joyce

    Using international case study material, this book examines how ideas of visionary leadership have been developed and discusses their applicability to the public sector. The book covers: the tensions that can arise between administrative/bureaucratic traditions and the leadership styles required...

    Published March 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  4. Riding the Rails

    Teenagers on the Move During the Great Depression

    By Errol Lincoln Uys

    "There is no feeling in the world like sitting in a side-door Pullman and watching the world go by, listening to the clickety-clack of the wheels, hearing that old steam whistle blowing for crossings and towns." -George Phillips in Riding the RailsAt the height of the Great Depression, 250,000...

    Published February 7th 2003 by Routledge