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  • Corruption in Sport: Causes, Consequences, and Reform book cover

    Corruption in Sport

    Causes, Consequences, and Reform, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa A. Kihl

    Corruption in the sport industry is a pervasive issue that threatens the integrity of sport as an institution. From doping and match-fixing to money laundering, corruption should be a concern to anybody interested in sport policy, management, governance, or ethics. This is the first book to explore…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge

  • The Global Football Industry: Marketing Perspectives book cover

    The Global Football Industry

    Marketing Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by James J. Zhang, Brenda G. Pitts

    In recent years, football’s status as "the world’s sport" has shown little sign of waning. From increasing participation at grassroots levels and to the highly lucrative media rights deals secured by the top elite clubs, the game appears to be thriving as it continues to excite and enthral billions…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport and the Environment book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sport and the Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian P. McCullough, Timothy B. Kellison

    The natural environment is a central issue in both academic and wider societal discourse. The global sport industry is not immune from this discussion and has to confront its responsibility to reduce its impact on the natural environment. This book goes further than any other in surveying both the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of International Sport Business book cover

    Routledge Handbook of International Sport Business

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Dodds, Kevin Heisey, Aila Ahonen

    Contemporary sport business is international. From global sport competitions and events, sponsorship deals and broadcasting rights to labour markets and lucrative flows of tourists, anybody working in sport business today has to have an international perspective. This book offers the broadest and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Industrialization and Urbanization in Latin America book cover

    Industrialization and Urbanization in Latin America

    1st Edition

    By Robert N Gwynne

    Originally published in 1985, Industrialization and Urbanization in Latin America focuses on the process of industrialisation in Latin America. The book links together the distinctive process of industrialisation to wider issues of urban and regional development in Latin America. The book looks in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • The Business Side of Agriculture book cover

    The Business Side of Agriculture

    1st Edition

    By Arthur, G.L. Rogers

    First Published in 1906, this book discusses farming in Britain, as well as exploring the business interests and concerns of the farmer whilst debating the future of traditional farming methods.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Capacity Realization and Productivity Growth in a Developing Country: Has Economic Reform Had Impact? book cover

    Capacity Realization and Productivity Growth in a Developing Country

    Has Economic Reform Had Impact?, 1st Edition

    By Ruhul A. Salim

    First published in 1999. Firms in manufacturing industries are influenced by the market-oriented liberalization reform policies in many developing countries since the late eighties. However, studies applying appropriate methodology to appropriate data seldom analyze the impact of reforms on the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Contemporary Issues in Socio–Economic Reform in Zambia book cover

    Contemporary Issues in Socio–Economic Reform in Zambia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Herrick Chota Mpuku, Ivan Zyuulu

    First published in 1997, this edited volume emerged in response to Zambia’s recent reinstatement of multiparty democracy and its ensuing economic, social policy and public administrative reform. Following the establishment of the single party state under the United National Independence Party in…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Changing Trains: Railway Reform and the Role of Competition: The Experience of Six Countries book cover

    Changing Trains

    Railway Reform and the Role of Competition: The Experience of Six Countries, 1st Edition

    By Didier van de Velde

    Published in 1999. The book presents and compares the new relationships between transport authorities and railway companies in a number of countries (Great Britain, Sweden, Japan, Germany, Switzerland and France). It also presents a number of case studies focusing on the role of contracts,…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Campus Companies: UK and Ireland book cover

    Campus Companies

    UK and Ireland, 1st Edition

    By Desmond M. Blair, David M.W.N. Hitchens

    First published in 1998, this volume explored the recent growth in university-based commercial start-up companies as a means of applying research in industry and as an alternative method of funding. Blair and Hitchens melded the practical experiences of universities with more theoretical…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Technological Innovation and Economic Change in the Iron Industry, 1850-1920 book cover

    Technological Innovation and Economic Change in the Iron Industry, 1850-1920

    1st Edition

    By Robert A. Battis

    Originally published in 1989 this study examines some new facets in the development of the iron industry in the USA between 1839 and 1921 through the study of an individaul form, namely the Thoms Iron Company, one of the leading merchant furnace companies. It charts the  end of the anthracite…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Economics and Business of Technology

  • Information Technology and Industrial Policy book cover

    Information Technology and Industrial Policy

    1st Edition

    By Jill Hills

    Published in 1984, this book reviews British industrial policy towards information technology within the context of the international trading system.  It argues that the incoherence of British policy stems from the clash between its core liberal ideology and its centralised political system…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Economics and Business of Technology

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