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  • Managing Sport Facilities and Major Events

    Second Edition

    By Eric C. Schwarz, Hans Westerbeek, Dongfeng Liu, Paul Turner, Paul Emery

    Sport events are inextricably linked to the places in which they are hosted. High profile events require high quality venues, and the proper management of facilities is crucial to their success. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, Managing Sport Facilities and Major Events is still the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Critical Issues in Global Sport Management

    Edited by Nico Schulenkorf, Stephen Frawley

    The social, cultural and economic significance of sport has never been more evident than it is today. Adopting a critical management perspective, this book examines the most important themes and challenges in global sport management. From match-fixing, doping, bribery and corruption to corporate…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge

  • International Cases in the Business of Sport

    Second Edition

    Edited by Simon Chadwick, Dave Arthur, John Beech

    Contemporary sport is big business. Major teams, leagues, franchises, merchandisers and retailers are in fierce competition in a dynamic global market place. Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, International Cases in the Business of Sport presents an unparalleled range of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Managing Drugs in Sport

    By Jason Mazanov

    As ongoing high-profile drug scandals have demonstrated, sports organisations rarely have a coherent strategy to manage the role and relationship their sport has with different types of drugs (from alcohol to supplements to prescription drugs to doping). This important and timely book argues that…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Sport Governance

    An introduction

    By Neil King

    Sport governance has become an increasingly widespread subject for research and teaching in sports studies. This engaging and accessible textbook examines the governance of sport organisations in a changing political, legal, financial and socio-cultural context. It explains how sport organisations…

    Paperback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge

  • Sport Consumer Behaviour

    Marketing Strategies

    By Daniel C. Funk, Kostas Alexandris, Heath McDonald

    All successful marketing strategies in sport or events must take into account the complex behaviour of consumers. This book offers a complete introduction to consumer behaviour in sport and events, combining theory and cutting-edge research with practical guidance and advice to enable students and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-26 
    Routledge

  • Dark Tourism

    Practice and interpretation

    Edited by Glenn Hooper, John J. Lennon

    Dark Tourism, as well as other terms such as Thanatourism and Grief Tourism, has been much discussed in the past two decades. This volume provides a comprehensive exploration of the subject from the point of view of both practice - how Dark Tourism is performed, what practical and physical…

    Hardback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Sports Agents and Labour Markets

    Evidence from World Football

    By Giambattista Rossi, Anna Semens, Jean Francois Brocard

    The sports agent has become a highly significant figure in contemporary sport business. The role of the agent is essential to our understanding of labour markets and labour relations in an increasingly globalised sports industry. Drawing on extensive empirical research into football around the…

    Hardback – 2016-06-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Football and Migration

    Perspectives, Places, Players

    Edited by Richard Elliott, John Harris

    Football is an incredibly powerful case study of globalization and an extremely useful lens through which to study and understand contemporary processes of international migration. This is the first book to focus on the increasingly complex series of migratory processes that contour the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport Development in the United States

    High Performance and Mass Participation

    By Peter Smolianov, Dwight Zakus, Joseph Gallo

    The development of both elite, high performance sport and mass participation, grassroots-level sport are central concerns for governments and sports governing bodies. This important new study is the first to closely examine the challenges and opportunities for sports development in the United…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Understanding the Olympics

    2nd Edition

    By John Horne, Garry Whannel

    The Olympic Games is unquestionably the greatest sporting event in the world, with billions of viewers across the globe. How did the Olympics evolve into this multi-national phenomenon? How can the Olympics help us to understand the relationship between sport and society? What will be the impact…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge

  • Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

    Volume One: Making the Games

    Edited by Vassil Girginov

    The Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is an authoritative and comprehensive account of the world’s greatest sporting and cultural event. It tells the complete story of the 2012 Games from inception, through the successful bidding process and the planning and preparation phase…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05
    Routledge

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