Sport landscapes (FROS)
Sport state profiles of the ‘Prisoner on the Move’ EU-project countries.
Sport is embedded in the societal organization of each country.
To understand how sport in detention is structured and organized in Europe, it is important to understand how sport is structured and organized in each of the individual countries in Europe. The structure and organization of sport in each of the individual countries is then again strongly influenced by the societal organization of these countries. This is confirmed by the research of Prof Dr. Camy (1) leading to the academic finding/description of four main types of societal models in which the structure and organization of sport is embedded in these societies.
It is outside the scope of this EU-project ‘Prisoners on the Move’ to research and describe the societal organization and development of the countries holding a partnership on this EU-project. It nevertheless is important to understand the structure and organization of the sports landscape of each of these countries.
Therefore, the findings of Prof Dr. Camy are hereby briefly described