Sports & Leisure Studies: Sport and Leisure Management

  • Understanding International Sport Organisations: Principles, power and possibilities book cover

    Understanding International Sport Organisations

    Principles, power and possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Lincoln Allison, Alan Tomlinson

    The governance of international sport is dominated by the SINGOs (sporting international non-governmental organisations). The IOC, FIFA, IAAF and the FIA wield global influence, but how exactly do such complex organisations operate? This important book examines the rise of the SINGOs, their…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
    Routledge

  • Sport, Media and Mega-Events book cover

    Sport, Media and Mega-Events

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lawrence A. Wenner, Andrew C. Billings

    Bringing together many of the most influential scholars in sport and media studies, this book examines the diverse ways that media influences our understanding of the world’s most important sport events, dubbed sports mega-events. It sheds new light on how these events have been changed by the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
    Routledge

  • Phenomenology and the Extreme Sport Experience book cover

    Phenomenology and the Extreme Sport Experience

    1st Edition

    By Eric Brymer, Robert Schweitzer

    Understanding the motivations behind those who partake in extreme sports can be difficult for some. If the popular conception holds that the incentive behind extreme sports participation is entirely to do with risking one’s life, then this confusion will continue to exist. However, an in-depth…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Business of Sports: Off the Field, in the Office, on the News book cover

    The Business of Sports

    Off the Field, in the Office, on the News, 3rd Edition

    By Mark Conrad

    The Business of Sports provides a comprehensive foundation of the economic, organizational, legal and political components of the sports industry. Geared for journalism, communication and business students, but also an excellent resource for those working in sports, this text introduces readers to…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Elite Sport and Sport-for-All: Bridging the Two Cultures? book cover

    Elite Sport and Sport-for-All

    Bridging the Two Cultures?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Bailey, Margaret Talbot

    Sport is often perceived as being divided into two separate domains: mass participation and elite . In many countries, policy and funding in these two fields are managed by separate agencies, and investment is often seen as a choice between the two. Elite Sport and Sport-for-All explores the points…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport and Legacy: Meeting the Challenge of Major Sports Events book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sport and Legacy

    Meeting the Challenge of Major Sports Events, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Holt, Dino Ruta

    What remains of a great sporting spectacle after the last race is run or the final match is played? How can the vast expense of mounting such events be justified? What if there is nothing left behind or what if the legacy is negative, a costly infrastructure which is unused or a debt-ridden host…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Mega-events and Urban Image Construction: Beijing and Rio de Janeiro book cover

    Mega-events and Urban Image Construction

    Beijing and Rio de Janeiro, 1st Edition

    By Anne-Marie Broudehoux

    While societies shape the way their cities look and are represented, urban images, in turn, nurture and structure social relations in multiple ways. Nowhere is this dialectical relationship between social processes and urban representations more visible than in the hosting of global spectacles such…

    Hardback – 2017-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • The Rugby World in the Professional Era book cover

    The Rugby World in the Professional Era

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Nauright, Tony Collins

    Twenty years of professionalism has seen rugby union undergo dramatic transformations, from changes to everyday training cultures to the growth of the Rugby World Cup into one of the largest global sporting events. The Rugby World in the Professional Era is the first book to examine the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Ethnographies in Sport and Exercise Research book cover

    Ethnographies in Sport and Exercise Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gyozo Molnar, Laura Purdy

    Ethnography has become an important method for researching and interpreting the social world, not least in the field of sport and exercise studies. Ethnographies in Sport and Exercise Research is the first book to provide a contemporary overview of the current state of ethnographic research and its…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge

  • Asia and the Future of Football: The Role of the Asian Football Confederation book cover

    Asia and the Future of Football

    The Role of the Asian Football Confederation, 1st Edition

    By Ben Weinberg

    Football is the most popular sport in the world. Globalisation and commercialisation of the game, however, have created new conflicts and challenges. This book explores the role of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) within the rising significance of football in Asia, drawing on three key…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Strategic Analysis: A Creative and Cultural Industries Perspective book cover

    Strategic Analysis

    A Creative and Cultural Industries Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Gander

    Though their primary concern, organizations in the creative industries don’t only succeed or fail based on the exercise of their creative resources. Their fortunes also depend on their understanding and approach to the problem of competition.   In Strategic Analysis: A creative and cultural…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31
    Routledge
    Mastering Management in the Creative and Cultural Industries

  • International Cases in the Business of Sport book cover

    International Cases in the Business of Sport

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Simon Chadwick, Dave Arthur, John Beech

    Contemporary sport is big business. Major teams, leagues, franchises, merchandisers and retailers are in fierce competition in a dynamic global marketplace. Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, International Cases in the Business of Sport presents an unparalleled range of cutting-edge…

    Paperback – 2017-01-20
    Routledge

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