Sports Management Products

  • Sport Policy in China

    By Jinming Zheng, Shushu Chen, Tien-Chin Tan, Barrie Houlihan

    Despite China’s established status as a global sporting superpower, this is the first book to systematically investigate sport policy in that country. With a focus on sport development in the most recent three decades, it examines debates around policy implementation, globalisation, diplomacy…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Politics and Policy

  • Sport in Scandinavia and the Nordic Countries

    Edited by Ken Green, Thorsteinn Sigurjonsson, Eivind Asrum Skille

    The Scandinavian and Nordic countries have some of the highest participation rates in sport and physical activity in the world. This is the first book to bring together studies of those countries, examing their sport policies and exploring the factors behind such high levels of participation.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Leveraging Disability Sport Events

    Impacts, Promises, and Possibilities

    By Laura Misener, Gayle McPherson, David McGillivray, David Legg

    This book examines the policy, planning, development and implementation of disability sport events. It highlights the potential of sporting events for encouraging community sport participation, as well as influencing attitudes and awareness about disability in wider society, but also challenges…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Case Studies in Sport Communication

    You Make the Call

    Edited by Terry Rentner, David Burns

    Case Studies in Sport Communication: You Make the Call goes beyond the box scores by offering readers the opportunity to evaluate popular and diverse issues in sport—including management, crisis, health, ethics, gender, race, and social media. Each chapter incorporates theory and communication…

    Paperback – 2018-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Winning With Data

    CRM and Analytics for the Business of Sports

    By Fiona Green

    For many years, sports rights owners have had an ‘if you build it, they will come’ attitude, suggesting they take their fans for granted. Combined with advances in broadcasting quality, digital marketing, and social media, this has resulted in diminishing attendances and participation levels. The…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge

  • Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs and Substances

    Issues, Influences and Impacts

    By Aaron Smith, Bob Stewart, Kate Westberg, Constantino Stavros

    In the pursuit of more muscle, enhanced strength, sustained endurance, and idealised physiques, an increasing number of elite athletes, recreational sport enthusiasts, and body-conscious gym-users are turning to performance- and image-enhancing drugs and substances (PIEDS). In many instances, such…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-06-09 
    Routledge
    World Association for Sport Management Series

  • Sport, Medicine and Health

    The medicalization of sport?

    By Dominic Malcolm

    The relationship between sport, medicine and health in our society is becoming increasingly complex. This important and timely study explores this relationship through an analysis of changing political economies, altered perceptions of the body and science’s developing contribution to the human…

    Paperback – 2018-05-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Managing Sport Business

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    Edited by David Hassan

    Contemporary sport is both a sophisticated and complex international business and a mass participatory practice run largely by volunteers and community organisations. Now in a fully revised and expanded second edition, this authoritative and comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-14 
    Routledge
    Foundations of Sport Management

  • The Anti-Doping Crisis in Sport

    Causes, Consequences, Solutions

    By Paul Dimeo, Verner Møller

    The sense of crisis that pervades global sport suggests that the war on doping is still very far from being won. In this critical and provocative study of anti-doping regimes in global sport, Paul Dimeo and Verner Møller argue that the current system is at a critical historical juncture. Reviewing…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Sports and Integration

    Developing a Transnational Perspective on Migrants and Descendants in Sports

    By Sine Agergaard

    Rethinking Sports and Integration offers a critical cultural analysis of the idea that sport can promote the integration of migrants and their descendants. It examines the origins of this idea and the concept of integration, and analyzes the problems in focus, the methods applied and the results of…

    Hardback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

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