Sport and Leisure Management Products

  • The Olympic Legacy

    Social Scientific Explorations

    Edited by Alan Tomlinson

    This comprehensive collection provides an overview of social scientific perspectives on Olympic legacy, using specialist analyses and selected cases to illuminate the recurring anthropological, political, and sociological dimensions of the legacy debate. Drawing upon research conducted on the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Skateboarding

    Subcultures, Sites and Shifts

    Edited by Kara-Jane Lombard

    This book explores the cultural, social, spatial, and political dynamics of skateboarding, drawing on contributions from leading international experts across a range of disciplines, such as sociology and philosophy of sport, architecture, anthropology, ecology, cultural studies, sociology,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Impacts and strategic outcomes from non-mega sport events for local communities

    Edited by Marijke Taks, Laurence Chalip, B. Christine Green

    Do small- and medium-sized sporting events affect the overall wellbeing of people living in the host community? If so, how they do they affect local life? This book specifically addresses the strategic choices that host communities make when hosting non-mega sporting events, and looks at the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-22 
    Routledge

  • Mega-Events and Globalization

    Capital and Spectacle in a Changing World Order

    Edited by Richard Gruneau, John Horne

    Since the turn of the twenty first century, there has been a trend for urban "mega events" to be awarded to cities and nations in the East and Global South. Such events have been viewed as economic stimulant as well as opportunities to promote national identity, gain greater international…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Building Better Arts Facilities

    Lessons from a U.S. National Study

    By Joanna Woronkowicz, D. Carroll Joynes, Norman Bradburn

    At the turn of the 21st century, a significant boom in the construction of cultural buildings took saw the creation of hundreds of performing arts centers, theaters, and museums. After these buildings were completed, however, many of these cultural organizations struggled to survive, or,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management

  • 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 – 2015-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Understanding Art Markets

    Inside the world of art and business

    By Iain Robertson

    The global art market has recently been valued at close to $50bn - a rise of over 60% since the global financial crisis. These figures are driven by demand from China and other emerging markets, as well as the growing phenomenon of the artist bypassing dealers as a market force in his/her own right…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29 
    Routledge

  • Sport Management: The Basics

    By Rob Wilson, Mark Piekarz

    Sport Management: The Basics is an engaging and accessible introduction to sport management which considers a range of contemporary philosophical, social, cultural and political matters as they impact on this growing field. Drawing links between academic theory and practice, it explores the current…

    Paperback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Special Event Production: The Resources

    2nd Edition

    By Doug Matthews

    This must-have guide to special event production resources looks deep behind the scenes of an event and dissects what it is that creates success. It analyses the resources and is an extensive reference guide to the technical details of a big event. It provides a thorough grounding on the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Special Event Production: The Process

    2nd Edition

    By Doug Matthews

    This must-have guide to special event production looks deep behind the scenes of an event and dissects what it is that creates success. It analyses the process - the planning and business aspects - to provide a unique guide to producing a variety of events from weddings to festivals. It explains…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Sports Facilities and Technologies

    By Peter Culley, John Pascoe

    Developers, designers and operators are increasingly needing to create versatile sport and leisure amenities that are of lasting value to local and wider communities. Placing facilities design and operation at the heart of sports development, this book adopts a holistic approach, integrating…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge

  • European Forest Recreation and Tourism

    A Handbook

    Edited by Simon Bell, Murray Simpson

    *Please note the 2015 paperback is a reprint of the original 2008 hardback* In an increasingly urbanized world more and more people are turning to our forests and woodland for recreation and tourism. Planning and providing for this growing demand poses challenges that need to be addressed by…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Taylor & Francis

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