Sports & Leisure Studies: Sport and Leisure Management

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport and the Environment book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sport and the Environment

    Edited by Brian P. McCullough, Timothy B. Kellison

    The natural environment is a central issue in both academic and wider societal discourse. The global sport industry is not immune from this discussion and has to confront its responsibility to reduce its impact on the natural environment. This book goes further than any other in surveying both the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Legacies and Mega Events: Fact or Fairy Tales? book cover

    Legacies and Mega Events

    Fact or Fairy Tales?

    Edited by Ian Brittain, Jason Bocarro, Terri Byers, Kamilla Swart

    The use of sporting and other mega-events to bring about transformation of socially deprived areas of major cities is becoming an increasingly important part of the raison d'être for hosting such events, especially given the immense costs involved and the current economic climate. The tax-paying…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Waterways and the Cultural Landscape book cover

    Waterways and the Cultural Landscape

    Edited by Francesco Vallerani, Francesco Visentin

    Water control and management have been fundamental to the building of human civilisation. In Europe, the regulation of major rivers, the digging of canals and the wetland reclamation schemes from the 16th to 19th centuries, generated new typologies of waterscapes with significant implications for…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Heritage and Tourism Series

  • Olympic Television: Broadcasting the Biggest Show on Earth book cover

    Olympic Television

    Broadcasting the Biggest Show on Earth

    By Andrew C. Billings, James R. Angelini, Paul J. MacArthur

    As the Olympic spectacle grows, broadcast coverage becomes bigger, more complex and more sophisticated. Part sporting event, part reality show, and part global festival, the Olympics can be seen as both intensely nationalistic and a celebration of a shared sense of international community. This…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge

  • Football, Community and Social Inclusion book cover

    Football, Community and Social Inclusion

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, David Richardson

    This special issue addresses the complex reality of English community football organisations, including Football in the Community (FitC) schemes, which have been attending to social agendas, such as social inclusion and health promotion. The positioning of football as a key agent of change for this…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • The Olympic Legacy: Social Scientific Explorations book cover

    The Olympic Legacy

    Social Scientific Explorations

    Edited by Alan Tomlinson

    This comprehensive collection provides an overview of social scientific perspectives on Olympic legacy, using specialist analyses and selected cases to illuminate the recurring anthropological, political, and sociological dimensions of the legacy debate. Drawing upon research conducted on the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • 'Alternative' cultures and leisure: Creating pathways for sustainable livelihoods book cover

    'Alternative' cultures and leisure

    Creating pathways for sustainable livelihoods

    Edited by Alan Law, Stephen Wearing

    Contemporary discourse on sustainability points to the need for substantial, if not radical, shifts in relations between productivity, environment, consumption and identities, in ways which bring or restore balance to the intersecting domains. The catchphrase of ‘sustainability’ has made its way…

    Paperback – 2017-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Sport Communication: An International Approach book cover

    Sport Communication

    An International Approach

    By Chuka Onwumechili

    Sport is a global business. Now more than ever, sport communication professionals need to understand sport’s global reach in order to develop their full potential. This is the first textbook to introduce the fundamental principles and practice of sport communication from an international…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge

  • Corporate Finance: The Basics book cover

    Corporate Finance: The Basics

    By Terence C.M. Tse

    Corporate Finance: The Basics is a concise introduction to the inner workings of finance at the company level. It aims to take the fear out of corporate finance and add the fun in, presenting the subject in a way that is simple to grasp and easy to digest. Its aim is to explain – and demystify –…

    Paperback – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Walking book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Walking

    Edited by C. Michael Hall, Yael Ram, Noam Shoval

    Walking is an essentially human activity. From a basic means of transport and opportunity for leisure through to being a religious act, walking has served as a significant philosophical, literary and historical subject. Thoreau’s 1851 lecture on Walking or the Romantic walks of the Wordsworths at…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge

  • Sport in Latin America: Policy, Organization, Management book cover

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge

  • From Olympic Administration to Olympic Governance book cover

    From Olympic Administration to Olympic Governance

    Edited by Emmanuel Bayle, Jean-Loup Chappelet

    Lausanne, the Swiss city IOC (International Olympic Committee)’s President Juan Antonio Samaranch honored with the title "Olympic capital" in 1994, is now the administrative capital of world sport. The past century has presented Olympism with many challenges and that continues to be the case today;…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

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