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  • Sport Industry Research and Analysis

    An Informed Approach to Decision Making, 1st Edition

    By David A. Tobar, Jacquelyn Cuneen

    Sport Industry Research and Analysis offers a straightforward, no nonsense approach to research design and statistical analyses in sport organizations. This fully revised and updated new edition describes the research process, from identifying a research question to analysing data, and uses real…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Shilbury, Lesley Ferkins

    The Routledge Handbook of Sport Governance is a comprehensive and authoritative survey of the wide range of issues shaping sport governance. It considers the evolution of the sport industry from a largely amateur, volunteer-driven sector into the globalised business that it is today and examines…

    Hardback – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Intercollegiate Athletics, Inc.

    How Big-Time College Sports Cheat Students, Taxpayers, and Academics, 1st Edition

    By James T. Bennett

    Intercollegiate Athletics, Inc. examines the corrupting influence and damaging financial effects of big-time intercollegiate athletics, especially football and to a lesser extent basketball, on American higher education. Including historical and contemporary perspectives, the book traces the growth…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Corruption in Sport

    Causes, Consequences, and Reform, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa A. Kihl

    Corruption in the sport industry is a pervasive issue that threatens the integrity of sport as an institution. From doping and match-fixing to money laundering, corruption should be a concern to anybody interested in sport policy, management, governance, or ethics. This is the first book to explore…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge

  • The Global Football Industry

    Marketing Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by James J. Zhang, Brenda G. Pitts

    In recent years, football’s status as "the world’s sport" has shown little sign of waning. From increasing participation at grassroots levels and to the highly lucrative media rights deals secured by the top elite clubs, the game appears to be thriving as it continues to excite and enthral billions…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Football Club Management

    Insights from the Field, 1st Edition

    By Ian Lawrence

    The rapid global growth of the sport industry has prompted the need for a more commercial approach to the management of sport clubs. This book is the first study of its kind to focus on the management of professional football clubs, providing a real-world insight into management principles and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Sport Branding Insights

    1st Edition

    By Constantino Stavros, Aaron C.T. Smith

    In a sporting world dominated by media and money, an understanding of sport branding is an essential skill for any sport manager. Success means being able to ‘brand’ – and therefore differentiate – a sport club, player, code, or event in a highly competitive entertainment market. For anyone seeking…

    Hardback – 2019-11-08 
    Routledge
    Sport Business Insights

  • Match-Fixing in Sport

    Comparative Studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stacey Steele, Hayden Opie

    Match-fixing represents a greater potential threat to the integrity of sport than doping. It has been linked to organised crime, illegal drugs and money-laundering. Law enforcement and sporting authorities are struggling to establish legal and regulatory responses to this emerging threat,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • Sport Facility Operations Management

    A Global Perspective, 3rd Edition

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

    Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Sport Facility Operations Management goes beyond the basic theories of sport facility management to include relevant practical professional experiences connecting facilities, people, and technology. This is a comprehensive and engaging textbook…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20
    Routledge

  • Rugby in Global Perspective

    Playing on the Periphery, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Harris, Nicholas Wise

    This book critically examines how rugby union has developed in recent years, in nations on the periphery of the sport. Focusing on people and places on the fringes, it examines contemporary issues and challenges within the global game. Such a collection is timely, as the sport’s governing body…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport Volunteering

    1st Edition

    By Russell Hoye, Graham Cuskelly, Chris Auld, Pam Kappelides, Katie Misener

    Volunteers are central to sport at all levels, from mega-events to grassroots clubs. Sport Volunteering is a definitive guide to the issues associated with managing volunteers in sport. The book focuses on the psychology of the voluntary experience, the challenges inherent in managing a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15
    Routledge

  • Sport and National Identities

    Globalization and Conflict, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paddy Dolan, John Connolly

    While globalisation has undoubtedly occurred in many social fields, in sport the importance of ‘the nation’ has remained. This book examines the continuing but contested relevance of national identities in sport within the context of globalising forces. Including case studies from around the world,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

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