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- Birlinn 2013; US$ 21.98
‘I have always thought Gleneagles is one of the greatest places in the world to play golf? – Jack Nicklaus The Ryder Cup is coming home to where it all began; the 40th staging of golf?s showpiece event is returning to Gleneagles, Scotland. Tracing the history of the Ryder Cup back to that famous forerunner match at Gleneagles in 1921, this book intertwines... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2000; US$ 35.95
The purpose of this newly revised edition is to teach the reader how to construct and schedule a variety of sports tournaments in a variety of ways. It also presents the factors that influence the selection of a particular tournament to satisfy a particular set of conditions or intentions. The text provides a comprehensive yet easily understandable... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
By representing their experience of modernity as different from the West in their respective Olympic Games, Asian nations reveal much about the ambitions and anxieties of being an Asian host in the continuing western Olympic hegemony. This original work explores the encounter between ?the East and the West? by analyzing the deliberate self-presentational... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Analyses the theory of professional team sports. This book explores the special characteristics of the industry, analysing the product and player labour market under both the profit- and win-maximisation hypothesis. It investigates the impact of different league regulations such as the transfer system, revenue sharing arrangements and salary caps. more...
- New Chapter Press 2008; US$ 9.99
With a thorough exploration of the political climate of the time and the Soviet Union?s invasion of Afghanistan, this book describes the repercussions of Jimmy Carter?s American boycott of the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow. Despite missing the games they had trained relentlessly to compete in, many U.S. athletes went on to achieve remarkable successes... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 99.99
The third edition of this fascinating book deals with both levels of the competition?the competitive side and the administrative side. The dictionary includes hundreds of cross-referenced entries on the major sports, more outstanding athletes, participating countries and numerous bodies in the organization as well as successive generations of officials?starting... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 282.00
Based on the notion of transnational law, this book analyses the self-regulation of transnational sports movement. It shows that lex sportiva is made of various legal systems of the international federations, which the legal order of the International Olympic Committee tends to centralise. It evaluates the degree of autonomy of lex sportiva. more...
- Pearson Education 2010; US$ 24.99
The next quantum leap beyond Moneyball , this book offers powerful new insights into all human decision-making, because if sports teams are getting it wrong this badly, how do you know you're not? Sometimes the decisions that teams make are simply inexplicable. Consider: sports teams have an immense amount of detailed, quantifiable information... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2010; US$ 40.54
Hauptbeschreibung Ohne Controlling kein zielgerichtetes Management. Was unbestritten für Unternehmen gilt, zählt heute genauso im Sport - erst recht mit Blick auf die angespannte Finanzlage vieler Vereine, Verbände, Ligaorganisationen und privater Betreiber. Mathias Graumann und Lutz Thieme stellen deshalb vor, wie Sportorganisationen ihren Fortbestand... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2010; US$ 57.93
Hauptbeschreibung Vor dem Hintergrund enormer Kosten im Sportsponsoring setzen Unternehmen verstärkt auf Ambush Marketing. Dabei wird in der Unternehmenskommunikation die mediale Aufmerksamkeit von Sport-Events genutzt, ohne jedoch Vermarktungsrechte hierfür erworben zu haben. Der Grat zwischen innovativer Kommunikationspolitik und der Verletzung... more...