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Conclusion

  • Kirstin HallmannEmail author
  • Sheranne Fairley
  • Elisa Herold
Chapter
Part of the Sports Economics, Management and Policy book series (SEMP, volume 15)

Abstract

The conclusion will highlight and compare the different perspectives on sport volunteering around the globe. Main differences will be discussed with regard to (a) meaning and understanding of volunteering; (b) volunteering and sport volunteering; and (c) volunteering, state, and civil society. The objective is to summarize the different viewpoints and reflect on the diversity of approaches.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kirstin Hallmann
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sheranne Fairley
    • 2
  • Elisa Herold
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Sport Economics and Sport Management, Chair of Sport ManagementGerman Sport University CologneCologneGermany
  2. 2.University of Queensland Business School, The University of QueenslandSt LuciaAustralia

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