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Dr Jon Dart

About Dr Jon Dart

Jon Dart is a Senior Lecturer in Sports Policy and Sociology in the Carnegie School of Sport at Leeds Beckett University.

His research interests focus on the critical study of sport, focusing on intersection of politics and protest.

His research and teaching interests centre on sport and social inequality with particular attention given to the impact of social class, gender, and ethnicity on access to, and participation, in all forms of sport and physical activity.

Current Teaching

  • Sport and Social Science
  • Sport Development

Research Interests

Jon has also researched and published on the pedagogy and disciplinary borders of sociology of sport, and on the representation of sport in film and popular literature.

His work has been published in leading sport journals including the International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, the International Review for the Sociology of Sport, the Sociology of Sport Journal, Leisure Studies, Journal of Sport and Social Issues, and Sport, Education and Society. He has also co-edited, with Stephen Wagg, Sport, Protest and Globalisation: Stopping Play for Palgrave Macmillan.

Selected Publications

Journal articles (23)

Chapters (2)

  • Dart JJ (2013) Behind the Curtain: Home-Based Work and Leisure Spaces. In: Blackshaw T Routledge Handbook of Leisure Studies. London: Routledge, pp. 390-401.
  • Dart JJ (2013) In Defense of Sport. In: Lavalette M Capitalism and Sport. Politics Protest People and Play. London: Bookmarks, pp. 30-36.

Other (2)

Reports (1)

  • Long J; Hylton K; Welch M; Dart J (2000) Part of the Game? An examination of the levels of Racism in Amateur Football. Leeds: School of Leisure & Sport Studies, Leeds Metropolitan University: Kick it out.
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