Sports & Leisure Studies: Sport and Leisure Management

  • Football Fans, Activism and Social Change book cover

    Football Fans, Activism and Social Change

    1st Edition

    By Dino Numerato

    The study of football fandom is a fast-growing area of research in the sociology of sport. The first work of its kind, this book explores football fan activism and its impact on contemporary football culture in England, Italy and the Czech Republic. Presenting a comparative study of fan activism in…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Sports Development of Hong Kong and Macau: New Challenges after the Handovers book cover

    The Sports Development of Hong Kong and Macau

    New Challenges after the Handovers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Bridges, Marcus P. Chu

    China’s sports history and its contemporary role in the global sporting community have become well-known, but the sporting history and development of China’s two Special Administrative Regions – Hong Kong and Macau – have not received the coverage they deserve either in their historical…

    Hardback – 2018-03-28
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Managing Drugs in Sport book cover

    Managing Drugs in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Jason Mazanov

    As recent high-profile drugs scandals have demonstrated, sport organisations rarely have a coherent, meaningful, long-term management strategy regarding drug use and abuse. Typically, sport managers hope drug problems never happen and engage in damage control when they do. This important new book…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • The Sports Playbook: Building Teams that Outperform, Year after Year book cover

    The Sports Playbook

    Building Teams that Outperform, Year after Year, 1st Edition

    By Joshua A. Gordon, Gary T. Furlong, Ken Pendleton

    Why do so many sports teams have losing records, year after year? Why do others win big, but only every 20 or 30 years? And why is it that so few teams enjoy sustained, continual success? This book gives the answer. Providing a blueprint or "playbook" for success in sports at every level, it lays…

    Paperback – 2018-03-22
    Routledge

  • Understanding Cultural Policy book cover

    Understanding Cultural Policy

    1st Edition

    By Carole Rosenstein

    Understanding Cultural Policy provides a practical, comprehensive introduction to thinking about how and why governments intervene in the arts and culture. Cultural policy expert Carole Rosenstein examines the field through comparative, historical, and administrative lenses, while engaging…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15
    Routledge

  • Wild Animals and Leisure: Rights and Wellbeing book cover

    Wild Animals and Leisure

    Rights and Wellbeing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Carr, Janette Young

    Wild animals form an integral component of the human leisure experience. They are a significant part of the leisure industry and are economically valuable entities. However, as sentient beings, animals also have rights and welfare needs, and, like humans, may also have their own leisure desires and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Ethics of Tourism Series

  • Sport Cyberpsychology book cover

    Sport Cyberpsychology

    1st Edition

    By Olivia A. Hurley

    Sport Cyberpsychology is the first book devoted to assessing the influence of technology on human interaction, behaviour and mental health in a sport context, gathering research on the use of technology and the Internet by athletes, coaches and sport science support staff.  The book identifies the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge

  • Major Sporting Events: Beyond the Big Two book cover

    Major Sporting Events

    Beyond the Big Two, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Harris, Fiona Skillen, Matthew McDowell

    Sport has long been used as a tool for political gain and many major sporting events are now often framed as a panacea to help combat issues such as rising obesity rates, decreasing physical activity levels and wider urban decline. In reality though, fostering a temporary ‘feel-good factor’ is the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Managing and Developing Community Sport book cover

    Managing and Developing Community Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rob Wilson, Chris Platts

    Can sport and physical activity (PA) be used to improve the communities we live in? How do community groups manage facilities that provide sport and PA? How can managers ensure the services they deliver meet the needs of their community? What role should community sport schemes play in society?…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Routledge

  • Re-Imagining Leisure Studies book cover

    Re-Imagining Leisure Studies

    1st Edition

    By Tony Blackshaw

    In this provocative new book, Tony Blackshaw argues that Leisure Studies is in a quiet but deep state of crisis. The twenty-first century has brought profound change to all aspects of society, including a plurality of new leisure worlds, and traditional concepts of Leisure Studies fail to capture…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Leisure Studies

  • The Global Football Industry: Marketing Perspectives book cover

    The Global Football Industry

    Marketing Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by James J. Zhang, Brenda G. Pitts

    In recent years, football’s status as "the world’s sport" has shown little sign of waning. From increasing participation at grassroots levels and to the highly lucrative media rights deals secured by the top elite clubs, the game appears to be thriving as it continues to excite and enthral billions…

    Hardback – 2018-02-08
    Routledge
    World Association for Sport Management Series

  • Football Club Management: Insights from the Field book cover

    Football Club Management

    Insights from the Field, 1st Edition

    By Ian Lawrence

    The rapid global growth of the sport industry has prompted the need for a more commercial approach to the management of sport clubs. This book is the first study of its kind to focus on the management of professional football clubs, providing a real-world insight into management principles and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Football

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