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  • Football, Corruption and Lies

    Revisiting 'Badfellas', the book FIFA tried to ban

    By John Sugden, Alan Tomlinson

    World football is in crisis. The corruption scandal engulfing FIFA is arguably the biggest story in the history of modern sport and a watershed for sport governance. More than a decade ago, John Sugden and Alan Tomlinson laid the foundations for subsequent investigations with the publication of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Leveraging Mega-Event Legacies

    Edited by Jonathan Grix

    This is a multi-disciplinary contribution to the burgeoning literature on and around mega-events in general and sports mega-events in particular. The volume is not specifically about mega-events or their management, but rather how such events act as a lens through which a number of important and…

    Hardback – 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

  • Routledge Handbook of Football Studies

    Edited by John Hughson, Kevin Moore, Ramon Spaaij, Joseph Maguire

    Football is unquestionably the world’s most popular and influential sport. There is no corner of the globe in which the game is not played or followed. More countries are affiliated to FIFA, football’s governing body, than to the United Nations. The sport has therefore become an important component…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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 – 2016-07-18
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

    Volume Two: Celebrating the Games

    Edited by Vassil Girginov

    The Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is the first 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…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport and New Media

    Edited by Andrew C Billings, Marie Hardin

    New media technologies have become a central part of the sports media landscape. Sports fans use new media to watch games, discuss sports transactions, form fan-based communities, and secure minutiae about their favorite players and teams. Never before have fans known so much about athletes,…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Economics of Sports

    5th Edition

    By Michael Leeds, Peter von Allmen

    For undergraduate courses in sports economics, this book introduces core economic concepts developed through examples from the sports industry. The sports industry provides a seemingly endless set of examples from every area of microeconomics, giving students the opportunity to study economics in a…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge

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