Sports & Leisure Studies: Sport and Leisure Management

  • Special Event Production: The Resources book cover

    Special Event Production: The Resources

    2nd Edition

    By Doug Matthews

    This must-have guide to special event production resources looks deep behind the scenes of an event and dissects what it is that creates success. It analyses the resources and is an extensive reference guide to the technical details of a big event. It provides a thorough grounding on the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14
    Routledge

  • Special Event Production: The Process book cover

    Special Event Production: The Process

    2nd Edition

    By Doug Matthews

    This must-have guide to special event production looks deep behind the scenes of an event and dissects what it is that creates success. It analyses the process - the planning and business aspects - to provide a unique guide to producing a variety of events from weddings to festivals. It explains…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14
    Routledge

  • The Other Sport Mega-Event: Rugby World Cup 2011 book cover

    The Other Sport Mega-Event: Rugby World Cup 2011

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steven J. Jackson

    The mention of sport mega-events conjures up images and memories of London 2012 or anticipation of FIFA 2014, the 2016 Rio Olympics and beyond. Indeed, the expanding annual calendar of sport mega-events, both in terms of the bidding process and the actual hosting of the event means that there is…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Understanding UK Sport Policy in Context book cover

    Understanding UK Sport Policy in Context

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Grix, Lesley Phillpots

    The London Olympics of 2012 acted as a focal point for an examination of UK sport policy. Individual chapters from leading specialists in their fields focus upon the central components of the UK’s ‘model’ of sport - for example elite, school and community sport and talent ID policies - and discuss…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • Twenty20 and the Future of Cricket book cover

    Twenty20 and the Future of Cricket

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Rumford

    Cricket is a sport which is currently undergoing a rapid and dramatic transformation. Traditionally thought of as an English summer game, limited in appeal to Britain and its Commonwealth, cricket has, in the past a few years, achieved a global profile. This is largely due to the development of a…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Rethinking Drug Use in Sport: Why the war will never be won book cover

    Rethinking Drug Use in Sport

    Why the war will never be won, 1st Edition

    By Bob Stewart, Aaron Smith

    Drug free sport is an unattainable aspiration. In this critical, paradigm-shifting reappraisal of contemporary drug policy in sport, Bob Stewart and Aaron Smith argue that drug use in sport is an inexorable consequence of the nature, structure and culture of sport itself. By de-mythologising and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport and the Media: Managing the Nexus book cover

    Sport and the Media

    Managing the Nexus, 2nd Edition

    By Matthew Nicholson, Anthony Kerr, Merryn Sherwood

    Successful media relations and a sound communication strategy are essential for all sport organizations. Any successful manager working in sport must have a clear understanding of how the media works, as well as the practical skills to manage the communication process. Now in a fully revised and…

    Paperback – 2015-06-22
    Routledge
    Sport Management Series

  • Leadership in Sport book cover

    Leadership in Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian O'Boyle, Duncan Murray, Paul Cummins

    Effective leadership is essential in any sports organisation, both in the boardroom and on the training pitch. Leadership in Sport is the first textbook to examine sports leadership in the round, across both management and coaching environments. It includes a dedicated section to underpinning core…

    Paperback – 2015-06-17
    Routledge
    Foundations of Sport Management

  • Qualitative Research in Gambling: Exploring the Production and Consumption of Risk book cover

    Qualitative Research in Gambling

    Exploring the Production and Consumption of Risk, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Cassidy, Andrea Pisac, Claire Loussouarn

    Gambling is both a multi-billion dollar international industry and a ubiquitous social and cultural phenomenon. It is also undergoing significant change, with new products and technologies, regulatory models, changing public attitudes and the sheer scale of the gambling enterprise necessitating…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

  • Arts Management: An entrepreneurial approach book cover

    Arts Management

    An entrepreneurial approach, 1st Edition

    By Carla Walter

    Arts Management is designed as an upper division undergraduate and graduate level text that covers the principles of arts management. It is the most comprehensive, up to date, and technologically advanced textbook on arts management on the market. While the book does include the background…

    Paperback – 2015-06-01
    Routledge

  • Sport Facility Operations Management: A Global Perspective book cover

    Sport Facility Operations Management

    A Global Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By Eric C. Schwarz, Stacey A. Hall, Simon Shibli

    Anybody working in sport management will be involved in the operation of a sports facility at some point in their career. It is a core professional competency at the heart of successful sport business. Sport Facility Operations Management is a comprehensive and engaging textbook which introduces…

    Paperback – 2015-05-29
    Routledge

  • The Fantasy Sport Industry: Games within Games book cover

    The Fantasy Sport Industry

    Games within Games, 1st Edition

    By Andrew C. Billings, Brody J. Ruihley

    Fantasy sport has become big business. Recent estimates suggest that there as many as 27 million fantasy sport participants in the US alone, spending $1.5bn annually, with many millions more around the world. This is the first in-depth study of fantasy sport as a cultural and social phenomenon and…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

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