Sports & Leisure Studies: Sport and Leisure Management

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport and Politics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sport and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Bairner, John Kelly, Jung Woo Lee

    Sport is frequently considered to be an aspect of popular culture that is, or should be, untainted by the political. However, there is a broad consensus among academics that sport is often at the heart of the political and the political is often central to sport. From the 1936 Olympic Games in Nazi…

    Hardback – 2016-10-07
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Sport Governance: An introduction book cover

    Sport Governance

    An introduction, 1st Edition

    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

  • Tourism and Leisure Mobilities: Politics, work, and play book cover

    Tourism and Leisure Mobilities

    Politics, work, and play, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jillian Rickly, Kevin Hannam, Mary Mostafanezhad

    This book reframes tourism, as well as leisure, within mobilities studies to challenge the limitations that dichotomous understandings of home/away, work/leisure, and host/guest bring. A mobilities approach to tourism and leisure encourages us to think beyond the mobilities of tourists to ways in…

    Hardback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Sport Consumer Behaviour: Marketing Strategies book cover

    Sport Consumer Behaviour

    Marketing Strategies, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-07-18
    Routledge

  • Green Exercise: Linking Nature, Health and Well-being book cover

    Green Exercise

    Linking Nature, Health and Well-being, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Barton, Rachel Bragg, Carly Wood, Jules Pretty

    The concept of Green Exercise has now been widely adopted and implies a synergistic health benefit of being active in the presence of nature. This book provides a balanced overview and synthesis text on all aspects of Green Exercise and integrates evidence from many different disciplines including…

    Paperback – 2016-06-23
    Routledge

  • Managing Sport Mega-Events book cover

    Managing Sport Mega-Events

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Frawley

    Managing Sport Mega-Events explores global developments in the management of sport mega-events. Sport mega-events such as the Olympic Games and the Football World Cup have been examined from a number of academic perspectives including history, sociology, politics, urban planning and economics. What…

    Paperback – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • Dispute Resolution in Sport: Athletes, Law and Arbitration book cover

    Dispute Resolution in Sport

    Athletes, Law and Arbitration, 1st Edition

    By David McArdle

    An increasing number of sport disputes are being resolved by way of arbitration. This is the first book to critically examine the processes and benefits of sportspecific arbitration as compared to litigation. The book explores, in depth, the development of alternative dispute resolutions in sports,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Football and Migration: Perspectives, Places, Players book cover

    Football and Migration

    Perspectives, Places, Players, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Elliott, John Harris

    Football is an incredibly powerful case study of globalization and an extremely useful lens through which to study and understand contemporary processes of international migration. This is the first book to focus on the increasingly complex series of migratory processes that contour the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport Development in the United States: High Performance and Mass Participation book cover

    Sport Development in the United States

    High Performance and Mass Participation, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Managing Intercollegiate Athletics book cover

    Managing Intercollegiate Athletics

    2nd Edition

    By Daniel Covell, Sharianne Walker

    This practical, comprehensive book combines solid theoretical concepts with relevant examples, extensive factual information, and important insider perspectives to help prepare students who are interested in pursuing a career in collegiate athletics management. The authors' in-depth discussions…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge

  • Understanding the Olympics book cover

    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

  • Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games: Volume One: Making the Games book cover

    Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

    Volume One: Making the Games, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vassil Girginov

    The Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is an authoritative and comprehensive account of the world’s greatest sporting and cultural event. It tells the complete story of the 2012 Games from inception, through the successful bidding process and the planning and preparation phase…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05
    Routledge

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