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  • Die finanzpolitische Bedeutung des Sports in Deutschlandby Tim Pawlowski; Christoph Breuer

    Springer 2012; US$ 59.95

    ?Im Rahmen der Studie werden erstmals bestehende und mögliche neue Ansätze zur Quantifizierung der finanzpolitischen Bedeutung des Sports (sportrelevanten Nutzen- und Kostenkategorien der öffentlichen Haushalte) dargestellt und mit Zahlen unterlegt. Zusammenfassend stehen unserer Kalkulation zu Folge in Abhängigkeit von der Abgrenzung... more...

  • Stadien der Fussballweltmeisterschaft 2006by Gernot Stick; P. Köster; A. Schnell

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 46.00

    Für die WM 2006 wurden in Deutschland zwölf Stadien teils neu errichtet, teils umgebaut. So prominente Umbauten wie der des Berliner Olympiastadions von 1936 durch von Gerkan, Marg und Partner haben bereits große Aufmerksamkeit erzeugt, und mit der neuen Allianz-Arena von Herzog & de Meuron in München wird ein weiteres Highlight moderner Sportarchitektur... more...

  • Sportsponsoringby Jens Falkenau

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2013; US$ 41.99

    Hauptbeschreibung Wie funktioniert Sportsponsoring? Das Buch behandelt das Thema aus neuropsychologischer Sicht und liefert Ihnen eine solide Faktenbasis für rationale Investitionsentscheidungen im Sportbusiness. Sportsponsoring nimmt den größten Teil des jährlichen Sponsoringvolumens ein. Die Frage nach den Wirkungsmöglichkeiten für die Markenkommunikation... more...

  • 15 Sports Myths and Why They?re Wrongby Rodney Fort; Jason Winfree

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    In 15 Sports Myths and Why They're Wrong , authors Rodney Fort and Jason Winfree apply sharp economic analysis to bust some of the most widespread urban legends about college and professional athletics. Each chapter takes apart a common misconception, showing how the assumptions behind it fail to add up. Fort and Winfree reveal how these myths... more...

  • The 25 Greatest Sports Conspiracy Theories of All Timeby Elliott Kalb; Cris Collinsworth

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 17.95

    In every sport, in every country around the world, there are fans on the losing side who know that something other than skill and luck beat their favorite team or player. Sometimes they?re actually right. That?s why sports lovers will devour this inside look at the 25 biggest myths and scandals in professional and collegiate athletics. Elliott Kalb... more...

  • The 30 Greatest Sports Conspiracy Theories of All-Timeby Elliott Kalb; Mark Weinstein; Cris Collinsworth

    Skyhorse Publishing 2009; US$ 16.95

    Separating fact from myth, Kalb attempts to determine which of these long-held conspiracy theories hold water, and which ones fall flat under scrutiny. Ranking the conspiracies from 1 to 30 and the likelihood of each conspiracy from 1 to 5, Kalb boldly asks: Did baseball avoid integration in the 1930s and 1940s with an unwritten agreement?... more...

  • Sport Governanceby Ian O'Boyle; Trish Bradbury

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00

    This book is the first to examine sport governance around the world. It offers a series of in-depth case studies of governance policy and practice in 15 countries and regions, including the US, UK, China, Australia, Canada, South Africa, Latin America and the Middle East, as well as chapters covering governance by, and of, global sport organisations... more...

  • Celebration Capitalism and the Olympic Gamesby Jules Boykoff

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    In this provocative critical study of the contemporary Olympics, Jules Boykoff argues that the Games have become a massive planned economy designed to shield the rich from risk while providing them with a spectacle to treasure. Placing political economy at the center of the analysis, and drawing on interdisciplinary research in sociology, politics,... more...

  • The London 2012 Olympicsby Vassil Girginov

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    The Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is the first authoritative and comprehensive account of the world?s greatest sporting and cultural event. It tells the complete story of the 2012 Games from inception, through the successful bidding process and the planning and preparation phase, to delivery, the post-Games period and... more...

  • Jewel in the Glenby Ed Hodge; Jack Nicklaus

    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...