Sports Management Products

  • Football, Culture and Power

    Edited by David J. Leonard, Kimberly B. George, Wade Davis

    What does it mean when a hit that knocks an American football player unconscious is cheered by spectators? What are the consequences of such violence for the participants of this sport and for the entertainment culture in which it exists? This book brings together scholars and sport commentators to…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport Governance

    An introduction

    By Neil King

    Sport governance has become an increasingly widespread subject for research and teaching in sports studies. This engaging and accessible textbook examines the governance of sport organisations in a changing political, legal, financial and socio-cultural context. It explains how sport organisations…

    Paperback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Football Studies

    Edited by John Hughson, Kevin Moore, Ramón 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 – 2016-08-09 
    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 – 2016-07-26 
    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 – 2016-06-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Sport Development in the United States

    High Performance and Mass Participation

    By Peter Smolianov, Dwight Zakus, Joseph Gallo

    The development of both elite, high performance sport and mass participation, grassroots-level sport are central concerns for governments and sports governing bodies. This important new study is the first to closely examine the challenges and opportunities for sports development in the United…

    Paperback – 2016-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Understanding the Olympics

    2nd Edition

    By John Horne, Garry Whannel

    The Olympic Games is unquestionably the greatest sporting event in the world, with billions of viewers across the globe. How did the Olympics evolve into this multi-national phenomenon? How can the Olympics help us to understand the relationship between sport and society? What will be the impact…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    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

  • Managing Sport Development

    An international approach

    Edited by Emma Sherry, Nico Schulenkorf, Pamm Phillips

    Sport development has become a significant part of the international sport industry. The development of sport (creating pathways for participation and talent development) and sport for development (using sport as a tool to achieve outcomes beyond sport) are now fundamental aspects of the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-15
    Routledge

  • Sport in Latin America

    Policy, Organization, Management

    Edited by Gonzalo Bravo, Rosa Lopez de D'Amico, Charles Parrish

    The forthcoming Olympics in Rio in 2016, and the FIFA World Cup in Brazil in 2014, highlight the profound importance of sport in Latin America. This book is the first to offer a broad survey of the way that sport is managed, governed and organized across the Latin American region, drawing on…

    Hardback – 2016-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Global Corruption Report: Sport

    Edited by Transparency International

    Sport is a global phenomenon engaging billions of people and generating annual revenues of more than US$ 145 billion. Problems in the governance of sports organisations, fixing of matches and staging of major sporting events have spurred action on many fronts. Yet attempts to stop corruption in…

    Paperback – 2016-02-02
    Routledge

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