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  • Numbers and Narratives

    Sport, History and Economics

    By Wray Vamplew

    This volume argues for a more quantitative, economic and theoretical approach to sports history. The author notes that sport can have peculiar economics as in no other industry do rival businesses have to cooperate to produce a sellable output. He also demonstrates, via a case study of early…

    Hardback – 2017-04-07 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Sport and Architecture

    By Benjamin S. Flowers

    Sport and architecture are two elements of contemporary life that have a broad and profound impact on the world around us. The role architecture plays in shaping buildings and societies has occupied historians for centuries. Likewise, the cultural, economic, and political importance of sport is the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-09
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Sport

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport and Legacy

    Meeting the Challenge of Major Sports Events

    Edited by Richard Holt, Dino Ruta

    What remains of a great sporting spectacle after the last race is run or the final match is played? How can the vast expense of mounting such events be justified? What if there is nothing left behind or what if the legacy is negative, a costly infrastructure which is unused or a debt-ridden host…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Mega-events and Urban Image Construction

    Beijing and Rio de Janeiro

    By Anne-Marie Broudehoux

    While societies shape the way their cities look and are represented, urban images, in turn, nurture and structure social relations in multiple ways. Nowhere is this dialectical relationship between social processes and urban representations more visible than in the hosting of global spectacles such…

    Hardback – 2017-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • 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

  • Sport’s Relationship with Other Leisure Industries

    Historical Perspectives

    Edited by Benjamin Litherland, Dion Georgiou

    This innovative and timely volume of essays critically interrogates the shared histories between sport and a variety of leisure, entertainment and cultural pursuits. Sport’s Relationship with Other Leisure Industries: Historical perspectives spans the bowling greens of early modern England to the…

    Hardback – 2017-01-04
    Routledge

  • Sports Architecture

    By Rod Sheard

    This book offers a rare chance to understand how sport and architecture come together to create an outstanding building type - a symbol of our times. Rod Sheard shares the experience and expertise of HOK LOBB in this beautifully illustrated book, offering practical advice and guidance on…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23
    Taylor & Francis

  • The International Olympic Committee, Law, and Accountability

    By Ryan Gauthier

    The Olympic Games is unquestionably the largest and most important sporting event in the world. Yet who exactly is accountable for its successes and failures? This book examines the legitimacy and accountability of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). This non-governmental organisation wields…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Managing Sport Facilities and Major Events

    Second Edition

    By Eric C. Schwarz, Hans Westerbeek, Dongfeng Liu, Paul Emery, Paul Turner

    Sport events are inextricably linked to the places in which they are hosted. High-profile events require high-quality venues, and the proper management of facilities is crucial to their success. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, Managing Sport Facilities and Major Events is still the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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 – 2015-10-12
    Routledge

  • Understanding UK Sport Policy in Context

    Edited by Jonathan Grix, Lesley Phillpots

    The London Olympics of 2012 acted as a focal point for an examination of UK sport policy. Individual chapters from leading specialists in their fields focus upon the central components of the UK’s ‘model’ of sport - for example elite, school and community sport and talent ID policies - and discuss…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

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