Sport and international development
Social policy and sport
Coaching and community development
Gender, sport and physical education
Research methodologies and young people
Young people with disabilities, family and leisure
Ruth is an associate professor within the Faculty of Education, and Director of Initial Teacher Education. She's a social scientist whose research interests focus on the use of sport and active recreation as a community development resource, particularly to address social exclusion among acutely marginalised groups. Methodologically, Ruth seeks to give voice to disempowered individuals and communities within her research. She's President of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Leisure Studies, and is a member of several journal editorial boards, including the International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Sociology of Sport Journal, Managing Sport and Leisure and Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health.
Ruth Jeanes's Articles
Mate, we need to talk
As we (hopefully) start to move out of the grip of the coronavirus pandemic, there's a variety of issues we need to retain in our conversations with, and about, men’s health.
eSports in schools: Let the games begin
Interest is growing in the possible teaching and learning applications of eSports across all areas of the curriculum.