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  • 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

  • Mega-event Cities: Urban Legacies of Global Sports Events

    By Valerie Viehoff, Gavin Poynter

    Mega-events represent an important moment in the life of a city, providing a useful lens through which we may analyse their cultural, social, political and economic development. In the wake of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC’s) concerns about ’gigantism’ and wider public concerns about…

    Hardback – 2015-11-28
    Routledge

  • Cycling Futures

    From Research into Practice

    By Regine Gerike, John Parkin

    Pointing the way to the future of research and development in relation to cycling as a mode of transport, this book investigates some of the significant recent developments in the technology, provision for, and take up of cycling in various parts of the world. Tensions at the heart of the nature of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28
    Routledge

  • Mega-Events and Globalization

    Capital and Spectacle in a Changing World Order

    Edited by Richard Gruneau, John Horne

    Since the turn of the twenty first century, there has been a trend for urban "mega events" to be awarded to cities and nations in the East and Global South. Such events have been viewed as economic stimulant as well as opportunities to promote national identity, gain greater international…

    Hardback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Tourism at the Olympic Games

    Visiting the World

    Edited by Mike Robinson, Josef Ploner

    Going far beyond being just a mega sport event, the Olympic Games are, and have been in the past, important settings for tourism and cultural change. Hosting the Olympic Games presents a unique opportunity for countries to promote, regenerate, and develop cities and regions, and to firmly locate…

    Hardback – 2015-10-02
    Routledge

  • Heritage and the Olympics

    People, Place and Performance

    Edited by Sean Gammon, Gregory Ramshaw, Emma Waterton

    The Olympic Games have evolved into the most prestigious sport event on the planet. As a consequence, each Games generates more and more interest from the academic community. Sociology, politics, geography and history have all played a part in helping to understand the meanings and implications of…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Value co-creation in sport management

    Edited by Herbert Woratschek, Chris Horbel, Bastian Popp

    This book offers new insights into value co-creation in the context of sport management. Based on recent developments in academia (e.g. service-dominant logic) and empirical evidence, it highlights the significance of customers and other firms and organisations (service networks) for the creation…

    Hardback – 2015-07-09
    Routledge

  • Mountaineering Tourism

    Edited by Ghazali Musa, James Higham, Anna Thompson- Carr

    In May 1993 the British Mountaineering Council met to discuss the future of high altitude tourism. Of concern to attendees were reports of queues on Everest and reference was made to mountaineer Peter Boardman calling Everest an ‘amphitheater of the ego’. Issues raised included environmental and…

    Hardback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • New Perspectives on Sport Volunteerism

    Edited by Berit Skirstad, Alison Doherty, Vassil Girginov

    The book highlights ‘new perspectives’ on volunteerism in sport, covering frameworks, methods, context and variables on several levels from community sport clubs to international events. In analysing the processes of control within voluntary sport clubs, a new theoretical framework – critical…

    Hardback – 2015-03-19
    Routledge

  • Sport Heritage

    Edited by Gregory Ramshaw

    Sport has become an important avenue in how we interpret, remember, and maintain our heritage. Whether it is being applied in tourism marketing and development, employed as a vehicle for social cohesion, or utilized as a way of articulating personal and collective identities, sport heritage is a…

    Hardback – 2015-02-06
    Routledge

  • Strategic Sports Event Management

    Third edition

    By Guy Masterman

    The hosting of sports events – whether large international events, or smaller niche events – can have a significant and long-lasting impact on the local environment, economy and society. Strategic Sports Event Management provides students and event managers with an insight into the strategic…

    Paperback – 2014-05-06
    Routledge

  • Leisure and the Politics of the Environment

    Edited by Louise Mansfield, Belinda Wheaton

    Within leisure studies there is a growing awareness and intensifying conscience about the potential environmental threat posed by the continued and unmanaged economic growth and development of sport, tourism and leisure. This collection brings together explicit discussions from a range of fields…

    Hardback – 2013-10-04
    Routledge

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