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  • From Olympic Administration to Olympic Governance

    Edited by Emmanuel Bayle, Jean-Loup Chappelet

    Lausanne, the Swiss city IOC (International Olympic Committee)’s President Juan Antonio Samaranch honored with the title "Olympic capital" in 1994 is now the administrative capital of world sport. The past century has presented Olympism with many challenges and that continues to be the case today;…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Organizational Behaviour in Sport

    By James Skinner, Bob Stewart

    What makes a sport enterprise successful? How can managers working in sport improve organizational effectiveness through strategic behaviour management? This comprehensive and accessible textbook addresses these important questions and examines the theories that underpin organizational analysis in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge
    Foundations of Sport Management

  • Elite Soccer Referees

    Officiating in the Premier League, La Liga and Serie A

    By Tom Webb

    Soccer is undeniably the most popular sport in the world. While we know much about its high-profile players and their increasing wealth and global influence, we know little about referees and the ways in which refereeing has changed throughout the history of the sport. This book provides an…

    Hardback – 2017-04-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Football

  • Understanding International Sport Organisations

    Principles, power and possibilities

    By Lincoln Allison, Alan Tomlinson

    The governance of international sport is dominated by the SINGOs (sporting international non-governmental organisations). The IOC, FIFA, IAAF and the FIA wield global influence, but how exactly do such complex organisations operate? This important book examines the rise of the SINGOs, their…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Football Marketing

    Edited by Nicolas Chanavat, Michel Desbordes, Nicolas Lorgnier

    Football is big business. The top teams and leagues in world football generate billions of dollars in revenue and serve an audience of billions of fans. This book focuses on the marketing of football as the apex of the contemporary football industry. Drawing upon key theories and concepts in sport…

    Hardback – 2017-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Role of the Professional Football Manager

    By Seamus Kelly

    Considering the celebrity-like status of the professional football manager, surprisingly little is known about their role. This book provides an unprecedented insight into the chronically insecure and vulnerable world of the contemporary professional football manager. Drawing on original…

    Hardback – 2017-02-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Contemporary Sport Marketing

    Global perspectives

    Edited by James J. Zhang, Brenda G. Pitts

    The international nature of the sport industry requires a global approach to sport marketing practices. Organisations need to develop a good understanding of the laws, regulations, values and norms of the countries and cultures in which they operate. This book brings together world-leading sport…

    Hardback – 2017-02-09
    Routledge
    World Association for Sport Management Series

  • Asia and the Future of Football

    The Role of the Asian Football Confederation

    By Ben Weinberg

    Football is the most popular sport in the world. Globalisation and commercialisation of the game, however, have created new conflicts and challenges. This book explores the role of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) within the rising significance of football in Asia, drawing on three key…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • International Cases in the Business of Sport

    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 marketplace. Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, International Cases in the Business of Sport presents an unparalleled range of cutting-edge…

    Paperback – 2017-01-20
    Routledge

  • Understanding Sport Management

    International perspectives

    Edited by Trish Bradbury, Ian O'Boyle

    Sport management is a rapidly developing industry which continues to grow in size and scope on an international scale. This comprehensive and engaging textbook offers a complete introduction to core principles and best practice in contemporary sport management. Adopting an issues-based approach and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge

  • Leveraging Mega-Event Legacies

    Edited by Jonathan Grix

    This is a multidisciplinary 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 – 2017-01-04
    Routledge

  • Global Sport Management

    Contemporary issues and inquiries

    Edited by Brenda G. Pitts, James J. Zhang

    The international nature of the sport industry presents many management challenges and opportunities for sport organisations. This book brings together cutting-edge research from leading sport management scholars around the world, surveying a wide range of topics and issues facing the sport…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    World Association for Sport Management Series

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