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  • The Olympics, A Very Peculiar Historyby David Arscott

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 9.49

    From its beginnings in Ancient Greek antiquity, right up to its arrival in Great Britain, the home of so many modern sports and favoured pastimes, the Olympic Games have always been a grand and exciting spectacle, whether you're watching a no-holds-barred wrestling match or a mesmerising, freewheeling gymnast. 'The Olympics, A Very Peculiar... more...

  • Tussen analyse en opportuniteitby Willem Camphuis

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 72.00

    Aan de Sociaal-Economische Raad (SER) wordt sinds zijn ontstaan in 1950 grote invloed op het regeringsbeleid toegedicht. Wetenschap en journalistiek hebben regelmatig verhaald over de grote betekenis op het naoorlogse sociaal-economisch beleid, waarbij de regering en het parlement veelvuldig voor het blok zouden zijn gezet door (bijna) unanieme SER-adviezen.... more...

  • Fußballklubs als Global Playerby Philipp Schlösser

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 16.88

    Hauptbeschreibung Wie mauserten sich regional aktive Fußballklubs wie der FC Barcelona, Real Madrid oder Manchester United zu global ausstrahlenden Marken? Was sind die entscheidenden Erfolgsfaktoren für die Internationalisierung von Fußballvereinen? Welche Bedeutung hat eine Marktentwicklung über nationale Grenzen hinaus für den Klub als Unternehmen?... more...

  • Kundenbindung im Zuschauersportby Alexander Berlin

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 26.79

    Durch den verschärften Wettbewerb mit anderen Freizeit- und Unterhaltungsangeboten stehen viele Sportklubs vor der Herausforderung, die Gunst der Kunden für sich zu gewinnen, um die eigene Position am Markt behaupten zu können. Deshalb sind sie gefordert, durch geeignete Maßnahmen Sportzuschauer langfristig an sich zu binden. Doch welche sind die Faktoren,... more...

  • European Competition Law Annual 2004by Isabela Atanasiu; ClausDieter Ehlermann

    Hart Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 252.00

    The European Competition Law Annual 2004 is ninth in a series of volumes following the annual workshops on EU Competition Law and Policy held at the Robert Schuman Centre of the European University Institute in Florence. The volume reproduces the materials of the roundtable debate that took place at the ninth edition of the workshop (11-12 June 2004),... more...

  • The Economic Theory of Professional Team Sportsby S. Kesenne

    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...

  • Boycottby Jerry Caraccioli; Tom Caraccioli; Walter F. Mondale

    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...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movementby Ian Buchanan; Bill Mallon

    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...

  • International Handbook on the Economics of Mega Sporting Eventsby Wolfgang Maennig; Andrew Zimbalist

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    From the Olympics to the World Cup, mega sporting events are a source of enjoyment for tens of thousands, but can also be a source of intense debate and controversy. This insightful new Handbook addresses a number of central questions, including: How are host cities selected and under what economic conditions? How are these events organized, and how... more...

  • Global Sport Marketingby Michel Desbordes; André Richelieu

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00

    Globalization has had a profound impact on the sports industry, creating an international market in which sports teams, leagues and players have become internationally recognized brands. This important new study of contemporary sports marketing examines the opportunities and threats posed by a global sports market, outlining the tools and strategies... more...