Political Ideology In Sport

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Sports policy is about (Government, 2017) making sure that people have access to a wide range of local sports activities, whether they are membership-based sports clubs or independently. Sports policies have objectives, which are to target people of all ages but mostly children and young people, (Sportengland, 2017) state that they want to “increase the number of people doing sport and activity no matter what their background, ability or age” and also to increase the number of young people ages 11-18 who have a good mindset about sport and being active.
Sports policy is very important because sports play an important role making people healthy for many generations also protects public health, establishing social peace and developing social
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Ideology can be power and the way people abuse their power this is linked to the government as they make policies ( Coakley, 2011). Political ideology is the government’s perspective on how they think society should be. It underlines political action and set out how it should be brought about for example policy focus (Arnaud et al. 2013)
The way ideology is applied is by debates between political leaders, parties and party activist and ideologies are also used in economic and social and cultural life, for example, other people’s attitudes and beliefs that shape practices within families at work, in the media in education and also in communities. To understand the policy process, it is important to study broad ideological assumptions that strengthen the very institutions that form and deliver the policy. (Green et al.
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Cultural imperialism in which western nations that are economically powerful have the upper hand on the third world nations directly affecting their culture made sports a way of their dominance. Poor nations were able to participate in the global sports events only by their assistance. Communism strongly objected the idea of setting new records and supported competitive sport and encouraged the masses to play the sport (Riordan, 1999). The ideology of feminism led to new opportunities for women in the field of sports and equality legislation was established by the
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