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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
This important new study examines the changing place and meaning of lifestyle sports ? parkour, surfing, skateboarding, kite-surfing and others ? and asks whether they continue to pose a challenge to the dominant meanings and experience of ?sport? and physical culture. Drawing on a series of in-depth, empirical case-studies, the book offers a re-evaluation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95
We often decry "amateurism", yet one can do things "for the love of it" rather than for money. It can also show that an economic system which has more voluntary, unpaid activity is a more efficient system. This work examines amateurism's rationale, its history, ethics and economics. more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 40.29
Hauptbeschreibung Die gesamte Sportwelt hat sich in den letzten Jahren entscheidend verändert und weitreichende Entwicklungen in der Professionalisierung und Kommerzialisierung waren zu beobachten. Ebenso befinden sich die Manager und Leiter deutscher Golfanlagen in einem relativ jungen und im Wandel befindlichen Berufsfeld. Da diese Berufsgruppe... more...
- Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2012; US$ 349.99
A complete market research guide to the business side of sports, teams, marketing and equipment ? a tool for strategic planning, competitive intelligence, employment searches or financial research. Features trends, statistical tables and a glossary. Includes profiles of the world?s top 350 sports industry firms and organizations, containing addresses,... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 69.95
- Oldcastle Books 2012; US$ 18.94
A sports agent. In its simplest form, a sports agent is an individual or company who represents a sportsperson. They try to get them a better contract, a better endorsement, a better sponsorship, a better deal. Nothing wrong with that, is there? Or is there? The problem, inevitably, is money. There are huge sums sloshing around in professional sport... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2011; US$ 2.99
Homework for Grown-ups is a brilliantly informative and entertaining book of old-school knowledge for adults. This chapter is the ultimate refresher course on Phys. Ed. (Need definitive rules for Red Rover? It'll sort you out! Perplexed by hockey's offside rule? Don't worry!) Packed with essential facts, figures and theories, Homework for Grown-ups... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2011; US$ 10.19
If you love sport and want to spend your working life in that environment this book will help you to find the right job for you. The sports and leisure industry continues to grow worldwide and it offers some exciting career opportunities. You'll be amazed at the range of careers available for all levels and types of sports enthusiasts - both at home... more...