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- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 120.00
Sport has become big business. This book takes a global look at the business of sport focusing upon the structure of the sport industry, commercialisation of sport, sport marketing, franchising, television and other rights and the rise of the global super athletes and teams. This is positioned in a global political and economic context and in the framework... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 12.95
Originally published in 1824, this firsthand account describes how, in June 1822, young English seaman Aaron Smith was taken captive by Cuban pirates when his ship was boarded en route from Jamaica to England. A skilled navigator, fluent in Spanish, and regarded as what was then acceptable as a ship?s surgeon, he was an attractive candidate for conscription.... more...
- Transit Lounge 2014; US$ 11.99
Get ready for a risk-taking rollercoaster ride through the favelas of Rio Di Janeiro and the wayside towns and jungles of South America in search of the secrets of shamans and ayahuasca - the vine of the soul. Aaron Smiths often hilarious chronicle of love, danger and enlightenment, set in the one of most vibrant places on earth, is a true delight.... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2012; US$ 15.95
Appetite is a book that explores our American Mythologies, particularly masculinity and film. Smith investigates our fascinations with the body, gender, and entertainment in poems that are critically observant, darkly funny, darkly angry, and, sometimes, heartbreaking. Whether he is cataloging shirtless men in films and bad television, lyricizing... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2005; US$ 15.95
Winner of 2004 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize. These artful, yet accessible poems are concerned with the body, desire, anxiety, and obsession—how what we want redeems and isolates us. They urge complete exploration of one’s physical and mental selves as a means to remain alive in the material world. more...
- Fortress Press 2014; US$ 38.99
Toward the end of his career, Karl Barth made the provocative statement that perhaps what Schleiermacher was up to was a ?theology of the third-article? and that he anticipated in the future that a true third-article theology would appear. Many interpreters took that to indicate not only a change in Barth?s perception of Schleiermacher but also as... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
Philosophies of Organizational Change explains the assumptions that drive different perspectives on organizational change management. The book describes and examines the myriad philosophical interpretations of change, revealing how and why managers confront change using so many competing methods. Each philosophy introduces the reader to the key theories... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
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 de-moralising the assumptions that prop up current... more...
- Lyons Press 2013; US$ 12.99
"I wish I?d had a copy of What Chefs Feed Their Kids four years ago?back when I was beginning to realize that feeding a child is an ever-evolving art form. Fortunately for new parents, Fanae Aaron?s book presents an astonishingly comprehensive set of solutions?from newborns to adolescents, from purees to table manners, everything you need is inside.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95
Introduction to Sport Marketing is an accessible and engaging introduction to key concepts and best practice in sport marketing. Aimed at students with little or no prior knowledge of marketing, the book outlines a step-by-step framework for effective sport marketing, from conducting market analysis and developing a strategy, through to detailed... more...