Pratica sportiva e lavoro sociale tra stato, mercato e comunità

  • Francesco Pirone Università di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Keywords: Sportivization, Welfare Studies, Sports Studies, Social Innovation


The essay reflects on the sport-based welfare mix transformations. Collected research high-lights the relevance of sport-system models and sportivization patterns. We debate the sport importance for innovation of social policies. At the same time, we emphasize the ambiva-lence of sport. Finally, the essay highlights the risks of mitopoiesis from an overestimation of the power of sport in the innovation of social policies.


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