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  • Reinventing the economics of sportby Simon Chadwick; Angel Barajas

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    This e-book is a selection of papers presented at the IV Congreso Iberoamericano de Economía del Deporte (IV Iberoamerican Conference on Sport Economics) in Madrid in 2013 under the title ‘Reinventing the Economics of Sport’. During the conference, researchers from Spain, Portugal and several Latin American countries presented 54 scientific... more...

  • Relational Rituals and Communicationby Dániel Z. Kádár

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    This book provides a ground-breaking, interaction-based framework of rituals, drawing on multiple research disciplines. It examines ritual as a relational action constructed in interaction through pre-existing patterns and captures the features of ritual phenomena by analysing interactants' behaviour in culturally and socially diverse contexts. more...

  • Research Methods for Sport Managementby James Skinner; Allan Edwards; Ben Corbett

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95

    Research methods courses have become a compulsory component of most degree programs in sport management. This is the first introductory research methods textbook to focus exclusively on sport management. Through the use of examples, cases and data taken from the real world of sport management it opens up a traditionally dry area of study, helping... more...

  • Resident Impacts of Sport Eventsby Leo Jago; Marg Deery; Alan Fyall; Brian Garrod

    Goodfellow Publishers Ltd 2013; US$ 9.49

    This case study is part of the Contemporary Cases Online series. The series provides critical case studies that are original, flexible, challenging, controversial and research-informed, driven by the needs of teaching and learning. more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport and Corporate Social Responsibilityby Juan Luis Paramio Salcines; Kathy Babiak; Geoff Walters

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    As the role of sport in society becomes ever more prominent and as sports organisations become increasingly influential members of the global community, so it has become more important than ever for sport to consider its wider social responsibilities. The Routledge Handbook of Sport and Corporate Social Responsibility is the first book to offer... more...

  • The Secret Lives of Sports Fansby Daniel Clery

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2013; US$ 8.74

    What is happening to our brains when we watch an exhilarating match? Why are fans so loyal to their team? Journalist Eric Simons explores the psychology behind the love of the game. Attending neuroscience conferences, talking to psychologists, scientists and fans, he sets out to discover what it is that makes sport so strangely compelling. more...

  • Spitzenleistungen in Wirtschaft und Sportby Elmar Wienecke

    Meyer & Meyer 2014; US$ 11.44

    Die alltäglichen Stressoren führen mittlerweile immer häufiger zu Erschöpfungszuständen bis hin zum "Burn-out". "Burn-out" bedeutet ausgebrannt sein. Der Akku ist leer, auf allen Ebenen. Ein Gefühl von "Ich kann nicht mehr", "Ich fühle mich kraftlos, antriebs- und freudlos". Im Jahre 2000 zeigten noch 70 von... more...

  • Sport Funding and Financeby Bob Stewart

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95

    Sport Funding and Finance provides a complete introduction to the macro-level and micro-level aspects of sport finance. It describes the evolution of sport from a kitchen-table operation into the sophisticated, boardroom-driven global financial industry that it is today. It uses the professional sports leagues of the US and Europe as an international... more...

  • Sport Managementby Russell Hoye; Aaron C.T. Smith; Matthew Nicholson; Bob Stewart

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 64.95

    Now available in a fully revised and updated fourth edition, Sport Management: Principles and Applications introduces the sport industry and examines the role of the state, non-profit and professional sectors in sport. It focuses on core management principles and their application in a sporting context, highlighting the unique challenges faced... more...

  • Sport Management and the Natural Environmentby Jonathan M. Casper; Michael E. Pfahl

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    With climate change and other environmental issues becoming increasingly prominent, any successful sport organization now has to incorporate environmental concerns into their business strategy, while all sport managers must understand how to implement environmental initiatives into their everyday business. Sport Management and the Natural Environment... more...