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Pufa Savagpun


The issue of social inclusion first appeared in France in 1974. By using it as a way to solve the inequality of the benefits from the social security system that prevents certain groups of people from benefiting. Later, in the year 1980, this concept extended to those who lost opportunity from illness, weakness, old people, children who have been abused as well as the disabled. Nowadays, the concept of exclusion from European countries society (such as France, England, Scotland, New Zealand, Romania) have been used to set policies for equality to count people in the nation together. Due to the misery, suffering and lack of opportunities, this academic article presents the development of social inclusion concept by accessing sports and physical education from classical knowledge. It discusses in many benefits of sports, physical education activities, and empirical research in the last 15 years before 2020 that shows the arguments and deficiencies in some aspects of sports and physical education activities in schools that have an impact on social inclusion.


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Savagpun, P. (2020). THE RHETORIC OF SOCIAL INCLUSION THROUGH PHYSICAL EDUCATION, SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY: วาทกรรมการนับรวมทางสังคมผ่านพลศึกษา กีฬาและกิจกรรมทางกาย. JOURNAL OF EDUCATION NARESUAN UNIVERSITY, 22(4), 341-350. Retrieved from
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