Leisure Management Products

  • Routledge International Handbook of Outdoor Studies

    Edited by Barbara Humberstone, Heather Prince, Karla A. Henderson

    The ‘outdoors’ is a physical and ideological space in which people engage with their environment, but it is also an important vehicle for learning and for leisure. The Routledge Handbook of Outdoor Studies is the first book to attempt to define and survey the multi-disciplinary set of approaches…

    Hardback – 2015-11-23
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Qualitative Research in Gambling

    Exploring the Production and Consumption of Risk

    Edited by Rebecca Cassidy, Andrea Pisac, Claire Loussouarn

    Gambling is both a multi-billion dollar international industry and a ubiquitous social and cultural phenomenon. It is also undergoing significant change, with new products and technologies, regulatory models, changing public attitudes and the sheer scale of the gambling enterprise necessitating…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09

  • Sport Facility Operations Management

    A Global Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By Eric C. Schwarz, Stacey A. Hall, Simon Shibli

    Anybody working in sport management will be involved in the operation of a sports facility at some point in their career. It is a core professional competency at the heart of successful sport business. Sport Facility Operations Management is a comprehensive and engaging textbook which introduces…

    Paperback – 2015-05-29

  • 'Alternative' cultures and leisure

    Creating pathways for sustainable livelihoods

    Edited by Alan Law, Stephen Wearing

    Contemporary discourse on sustainability points to the need for substantial, if not radical, shifts in relations between productivity, environment, consumption and identities, in ways which bring or restore balance to the intersecting domains. The catchphrase of ‘sustainability’ has made its way…

    Hardback – 2015-05-13

  • Sport Management and the Natural Environment

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Jonathan M. Casper, Michael E. Pfahl

    With climate change and other environmental issues becoming increasingly prominent, any successful sport organization now has to incorporate environmental concerns into their business strategy, while all sport managers must understand how to implement environmental initiatives into their everyday…

    Paperback – 2015-05-11

  • Routledge Handbook of Leisure Studies

    Edited by Tony Blackshaw

    This landmark publication brings together some of the most perceptive commentators of the present moment to explore core ideas and cutting edge developments in the field of Leisure Studies. It offers important new insights into the dynamics of the transformation of leisure in contemporary societies…

    Paperback – 2015-04-29

  • Sport Management in the Middle East

    A Case Study Analysis

    Edited by Mohammed Ben Sulayem, Sean O'Connor, David Hassan

    The Middle East is one of the fastest growing and significant markets in world sport, as well as a powerful source of investment in sport. Bids for the Olympics in 2020 and the soccer World Cup in 2022, as well as remarkable investments in Formula One motor racing, horse racing and English Premier…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27

  • Sport Management

    Principles and Applications, 4th Edition

    By Russell Hoye, Aaron C.T. Smith, Matthew Nicholson, Bob Stewart

    Now available in a fully revised and updated fourth edition, Sport Management: Principles and Applications introduces the sport industry and examines the role of the state, non-profit and professional sectors in sport. It focuses on core management principles and their application in a sporting…

    Paperback – 2015-01-06
    Sport Management Series

  • Research Methods for Sport Management

    By James Skinner, Allan Edwards, Ben Corbett

    Research methods courses have become a compulsory component of most degree programs in sport management. This is the first introductory research methods textbook to focus exclusively on sport management. Through the use of examples, cases and data taken from the real world of sport management it…

    Paperback – 2014-11-03
    Foundations of Sport Management

  • 'Cultural Life', Disability, Inclusion and Citizenship

    Moving Beyond Leisure in Isolation

    Edited by Simon Darcy, Jerome F. Singleton

    Disability is a complex multidimensional social construct where the type of disability and the level of support of individuals needs to be considered within leisure provision. In a leisure context, people with a disability often face a multitude of constraints to participation. However, when…

    Hardback – 2014-09-26

  • Cultural Policy

    Management, Value and Modernity in the Creative Industries

    By Dave o'Brien

    Contemporary society is complex; governed and administered by a range of contradictory policies, practices and techniques. Nowhere are these contradictions more keenly felt than in cultural policy. This book uses insights from a range of disciplines to aid the reader in understanding contemporary…

    Hardback – 2014-07-28

  • The Serious Leisure Perspective

    An Introduction

    By Sam Elkington, Robert A. Stebbins

    The "Serious Leisure Perspective" (SLP) is a theoretical framework that can help us understand the complexities of modern leisure as both an activity and an experience. Bringing together the study of serious leisure, casual leisure and project-based leisure, it is an essential component of the…

    Paperback – 2014-07-14

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