Strategic Sports Devlopment Products

  • Beyond Sport for Development and Peace

    Transnational Perspectives on Theory, Policy and Practice

    Edited by Lyndsay M. C. Hayhurst, Tess Kay, Megan Chawansky

    Debates around the ‘sport for development and peace’ (SDP) movement have entered a new phase, moving on from simple questions surrounding the utility of sport as a tool of international development. Beyond Sport for Development and Peace argues that critical research and new perspectives and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport in Iceland

    How Small Nations Achieve International Success

    By Vidar Halldorsson

    Iceland is a tiny Nordic nation with a population of just 330,000 and no professional sports leagues, and yet its soccer, basketball and handball teams have all qualified for major international tournaments in recent years. This fascinating study argues that team sport success is culturally…

    Hardback – 2017-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

  • Elite Sport and Sport-for-All

    Bridging the Two Cultures?

    Edited by Richard Bailey, Margaret Talbot

    Sport is often perceived as being divided into two separate domains: mass participation and elite . In many countries, policy and funding in these two fields are managed by separate agencies, and investment is often seen as a choice between the two. Elite Sport and Sport-for-All explores the points…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • 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 – 2016-10-25
    Routledge

  • Football and Health Improvement: an Emergent Field

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, Andy Pringle

    There is developing interest in the use of sporting settings as a channel to connect people to health improvement services and an emerging body of research highlights football as being associated with positive motivational and social elements that support the maintenance of a physically active…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • 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

  • Managing Sport Development

    An international approach

    Edited by Emma Sherry, Nico Schulenkorf, Pamm Phillips

    Sport development has become a significant part of the international sport industry. The development of sport (creating pathways for participation and talent development) and sport for development (using sport as a tool to achieve outcomes beyond sport) are now fundamental aspects of the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-15
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Theory in Sport Management

    Edited by George B. Cunningham, Janet S. Fink, Alison Doherty

    Theory is an essential element in the development of any academic discipline and sport management is no exception. This is the first book to trace the intellectual contours of theory in sport management, and to explain, critique and celebrate the importance of sport management theory in academic…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations

    3rd Edition

    By George Cunningham

    Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations provides readers with a comprehensive understanding of the ways in which people differ--including race, sex, age, mental and physical ability, appearance, religion, sexual orientation, and social class--and how these differences can influence sport…

    Paperback – 2015-07-01
    Routledge

  • Sport and Social Exclusion in Global Society

    By Ramón Spaaij, Jonathan Magee, Ruth Jeanes

    Social exclusion is one of the most pressing challenges in post-industrial societies, encompassing economic, social, cultural and political dimensions. This important new book critically examines the relationship between sport and social exclusion, from global and cross-cultural perspectives. The…

    Paperback – 2014-06-10
    Routledge

  • Sport for Development

    What game are we playing?

    By Fred Coalter

    Sport is increasingly regarded as a powerful tool in international development. In this comprehensive introduction to the area of ‘sport-for-development’, leading researcher Fred Coalter critically evaluates the strengths and weaknesses and successes and failures of sport-for-development policies…

    Paperback – 2013-04-17
    Routledge

  • Governance and Policy in Sport Organizations

    3rd Edition

    By Mary A. Hums, Joanne C. MacLean

    The third edition of Governance and Policy in Sport Organizations introduces readers to the power and politics of sport organizations. It explores the managerial activities essential to governance and policy development, and it looks at the structure and function of organizations like those with…

    Paperback – 2013-04-01
    Routledge

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