Sports & Leisure Studies: Sport and Leisure Management

  • International Sports Betting: Integrity, Deviance, Governance and Policy book cover

    International Sports Betting

    Integrity, Deviance, Governance and Policy

    Edited by Jean-Patrick Villeneuve, Martial Pasquier

    With the development of communication technologies, sport betting has become a truly global phenomenon. Far from the traditional small local betting operator, the current dynamic sees vast sums of money being bet by punters in one country to a betting operator located in a second for a match…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Sport in Scandinavia and the Nordic Countries book cover

    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 – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Philosophy and Nature Sports book cover

    Philosophy and Nature Sports

    By Kevin Krein

    Nature sports, such as skiing, climbing, and surfing have had a significant influence on Western popular culture since the mid-twentieth century and the number of participants continues to grow. Written in a clear and accessible style, this important book provides a comprehensive philosophical…

    Hardback – 2018-10-03 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Sport Policy in China book cover

    Sport Policy in China

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

    Acknowledging 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, Sport Policy in China explores a wide range of topics in Chinese sport,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Politics and Policy

  • Leveraging Disability Sport Events: Impacts, Promises, and Possibilities book cover

    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 – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport for Development and Peace book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sport for Development and Peace

    Edited by Holly Collison, Simon C. Darnell, Richard Giulianotti, P. David Howe

    Sport and physical activity are now regularly used to promote social and economic development, peace-building and conflict resolution, on an international scale. The emergence of the ‘Sport for Development and Peace’ (SDP) sector, comprised of governments, NGOs, sport organizations and others,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sport Development

  • Sport Development in Action: Plan, Programme and Practice book cover

    Sport Development in Action

    Plan, Programme and Practice

    By Alec Astle, Sarah Leberman, Geoff Watson

    This practical textbook explains the sport development process from a practitioner’s viewpoint, showing what actually works, how and why. Focusing on the development of sport, the book considers the efforts of sport organisations to revitalise their sports at a community level to ensure their…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10 
    Routledge

  • Whatever Happened to the Leisure Society? book cover

    Whatever Happened to the Leisure Society?

    By A. J. Veal

    The idea of a ‘leisure society’ was in its heyday in the 1960s and 1970s, when it was predicted that the pattern of falling working hours which had been experienced in Western societies in the first half of the 20th Century would continue indefinitely. The leisure society has clearly not been…

    Hardback – 2018-09-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Leisure Studies

  • Case Studies in Sport Communication: You Make the Call book cover

    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 – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Sport Fans: The Psychology and Social Impact of Fandom book cover

    Sport Fans

    The Psychology and Social Impact of Fandom, 2nd Edition

    By Daniel L. Wann, Jeffrey D. James

    Sports, and the fans that follow them, are everywhere. Sport Fans: The Psychology and Social Impact of Fandom examines the affective, behavioral, and cognitive reactions of fans to better comprehend how sport impacts individual fans and society as a whole. Using up-to-date research and theory from…

    Paperback – 2018-08-22 
    Routledge

  • Sports Marketing book cover

    Sports Marketing

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Fetchko, Donald P. Roy, Kenneth E. Clow

    Highly practical and engaging, Sports Marketing equips students with the skills, techniques, and tools they need to be successful marketers in any sporting environment. The book combines scholarly theory with the perspectives of those who have been actively involved in the sports business A…

    Paperback – 2018-08-16 
    Routledge

  • Winning With Data: CRM and Analytics for the Business of Sports book cover

    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

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