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LSA Publication No. 100
ISBN 978 1 905369 11 9 [2008]

eds. Mike Collins, Kirsten Holmes
and Alix Slater

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LSA No. 100 Contents

Editors' Introduction
     Mike Collins, Kirsten Holmes and Alix Slater      v

Ambiguities in the Relationship Between Sport and Social Capital
     Jonathan Long      1

"You say potahto, I say potayto": Bourdieu, Egregious Economic Metaphors and the Meaning and Use of Social (and Cultural) Capital in Leisure Research
     Karl Spracklen      17

Social or Sporting Capital? Sports Development Programmes and their Contribution to the Social Capital of Communities
     Barbara Bell      31

Youth Sport Volunteering: Developing Social Capital?
     Steven Bradbury and Tess Kay      51

Acquiring Social Capital through Shared Deafness: Examining the Leisure Activities of Deaf Club Members
     Martin Atherton      67

Social Capital and the Holiday Experience: An Exploratory Study of Norwegian Mid-life Single Women's Perceptions of Solo Holidays and Holidays with Friends
     Bente Heimtun      79

Social Capital and Voluntary Membership Associations: Heritage Supporter Groups in the United Kingdom
     Kirsten Holmes and Alix Slater      101

Culture Matters? The Role of Art and Culture in the Development of Social Capital
     Jenny Flinn and Gayle McPherson      119

Arts-led Regeneration and Community Cohesion: A Study of Folkestone, Kent
     James Kennell      139

Leisure Studies and the Social Capital Discourse
     Mike Collins      155

Updated December 2011