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Recreation leadership. Administration of recreation services

  • Sport Policy and Developmentby Daniel Bloyce; Andy Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 60.95

    Sport Policy and Development introduces the key themes in sport and social policy and provides students with a base for understanding the process of social policy creation more generally. Bringing a distinctively sociological perspective to the subject, the text provides a comprehensive analysis of the ways in which pro-sport policies are thought... more...

  • Free Time and Leisure Participationby G. Cushman; A.J. Veal; J. Zuzanek

    CABI 2005; US$ 65.00

    This title is an expanded and updated edition of a previous work entitled ''World Leisure Participation: Free Time in the Global Village'', by the same authors (CABI, 1996). It brings together the results of national leisure participaiton surveys from around the world. more...

  • Working with Volunteers in Sportby Graham Cuskelly; Russell Hoye; Chris Auld

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 62.95

    This is the first academic text to examine the role of volunteers in sport, linking theory and research to provide clear guidelines for successful volunteer management. The authors are well known for their research in this subject and cover the key issues. more...

  • A Guide to the World Anti-Doping Codeby Paul David

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 138.00

    Paul David examines the interpretation and application of the World Anti-Doping Code. more...

  • Managing the Olympicsby Stephen Frawley; Daryl Adair

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00

    The Olympic Games are the world's most complex and challenging sport mega-event to organize. Managing the Olympics is the first ever attempt to bring together the world's leading Olympic management researchers in one book and draws on the latest research into the management challenges faced by the organizers and key stakeholders of the Games. more...

  • Sports and Safety Managementby Steve Frosdick; Lynne Walley

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 61.95

    Sport and Safety Management is a comprehensive and practical handbook for all involved with the safe management of sporting events. Disasters such as Hillsborough have concentrated managers' minds on public safety and crowd control at all major events. Sport and Safety Management provides necessary advice and guidance for all such managers. Contributions... more...

  • Managing Leisureby Byron Grainger-Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 62.95

    Managing Leisure takes management theory and looks at its practical application in a leisure management context. It provides detailed and practical advice on managing buildings, budgets and people. It also covers the vital aspects of law, finance, health & safety and competitive tendering. Ideal for students studying leisure management, this book... more...

  • Key Concepts in Leisure Studiesby David E Harris

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 59.00

    `This book confirms David Harris' status as a leading theorist in contemporary culture and leisure in the UK. He offers a distinctive, coherent and authoritative guide to the major concepts and debates that should engage leisure scholars and scholarship' - Dr Peter Bramham, Senior Lecturer in Leisure Studies, Leeds Metropolitan University more...

  • Sport Governanceby Russell Hoye; Graham Cuskelly

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 64.95

    Sport Governance provides a comprehensive guide to the practical application of governance principles to amateur and professional sport organisations operating at the community, state/provincial, national, and international levels. It presents a balanced view between accepted practice and what contemporary research evidence tells us about a range... more...

  • Sport Managementby Russell Hoye; Aaron Smith; Hans Westerbeek; Bob Stewart; Matthew Nicholson

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 53.95

    Sport Management: principles and applications provides a comprehensive introduction to the practical application of management principles within sport organisations operating at the community, state, national and professional levels in club based sporting systems. It presents an international balanced view between accepted practice and what research... more...