Sport & Leisure Industries Products

  • The Global Sport Economy

    Contemporary Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michel Desbordes, Pascal Aymar, Christopher Hautbois

    The global sports economy is undergoing rapid evolution. This book examines the global sports ecosystem through three of its central pillars: sport marketing, sports equipment manufacture and sales, and sport governance and organisation. By focusing on these three themes the book presents a nuanced…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • International Sport Marketing

    Issues and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michel Desbordes, André Richlieu

    The sport industry today is experiencing profound transformation, driven by developments in media and technology, globalisation and the opening of new markets and sources of revenue. This book examines key trends in contemporary sport marketing that are emerging in response to these transformations…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Managing Sport Organizations

    Responsibility for performance, 1st Edition

    By Dan Covell, Sharianne Walker, Curt Hamakawa

    Now in a fully revised and updated fourth edition, Managing Sport Organizations introduces the fundamentals of sport management across every industry sector, from youth and intercollegiate sport to professional leagues. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, it covers every key topic, issue…

    Paperback – 2019-02-21 

  • Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations

    A Multilevel Perspective, 4th Edition

    By George B. Cunningham

    Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations is a comprehensive introduction to the ways in which people differ - including race, sex, age, mental and physical ability, appearance, religion, sexual orientation, and social class - and the importance of these differences for sport organizations.…

    Paperback – 2019-02-18 

  • Global Sport Business

    Managing Resources and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brenda G. Pitts, James J. Zhang

    In the global sport business industry, growth and development within and across various sport businesses are essential for competitive advantage. This fascinating collection of papers examines how the development and management of resources and opportunities in sport business is vital to success.…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12 
    World Association for Sport Management Series

  • The Price of Patronage

    Commerce, Culture and Exchange, 1st Edition

    By Nicky Ryan

    In the art world the relationships between private collections, public museums, commercial galleries and auction houses have become increasingly complex. This book maps out and examines this network by focusing on the practices of contemporary patronage. It shows how government and private…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 

  • Routledge Handbook of Football Business and Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Chadwick, Daniel Parnell, Paul Widdop, Christos Anagnostopoulos

    Soccer is the world’s most valuable sport, generating bigger revenues, as well as being watched and played by more people, than any other. It is virtually impossible to understand the business of sport without understanding the football industry. This book surveys contemporary football in…

    Hardback – 2018-11-26 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Contemporary Sport Marketing

    Global perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by James J. Zhang, Brenda G. Pitts

    The international nature of the sport industry requires a global approach to sport marketing practices. Organisations need to develop a good understanding of the laws, regulations, values and norms of the countries and cultures in which they operate. This book brings together world-leading sport…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10
    World Association for Sport Management Series

  • Leveraging Disability Sport Events

    Impacts, Promises, and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Laura Misener, Gayle McPherson, David McGillivray, David Legg

    This empirically-grounded text examines the policy, planning, development and implementation of disability sport events. It draws insights from a major international comparative study of different types of large multi-national sporting events: integrated events where able-bodied athletes and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-03
    Disability Sport and Physical Activity Cultures

  • Sport Development in Action

    Plan, Programme and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Alec Astle, Sarah Leberman, Geoff Watson

    This practical textbook explains the sport development process from a practitioner’s viewpoint, showing what actually works, how, and why. Focusing on the development of sport, the book considers the efforts of sport organisations to revitalise their sports at a community level to ensure their…

    Paperback – 2018-08-31

  • Sport and Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Benjamin S. Flowers

    Sport and architecture are two elements of contemporary life that have a broad and profound impact on the world around us. The role architecture plays in shaping buildings and societies has occupied historians for centuries. Likewise, the cultural, economic, and political importance of sport is the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Frontiers of Sport

  • The Shape of Wine

    Its Packaging Evolution, 1st Edition

    By Henry H. Work

    Grape wine has been produced for at least 4,000 years, having been aged, stored and transported in every conceivable type of vessel. Its seductiveness has been enhanced by this packaging: primarily three strikingly different containers – amphorae, wooden barrels and glass bottles. Henry H. Work…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24
    Routledge Studies of Gastronomy, Food and Drink

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