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  • Kurt Landauerby Dirk Kämper

    Orell Füssli Verlag 2014; US$ 17.29

    Kurt Landauer war 1913/1914, von 1919 bis 1933 sowie von 1947 bis 1951 Präsident des FC Bayern. Er führt ihn 1932 zur ersten Deutschen Meisterschaft, doch fast im selben Moment wird sein Lebenswerk zerstört. Landauer wird - wie fast alle Juden - entrechtet, enteignet und misshandelt. 1939 gelingt ihm die Flucht in das Exil in die Schweiz. Obwohl vier... more...

  • Little Book of Chelseaby Jules Gammond

    G2 Rights Ltd 2013; US$ 4.36

    This fascinating little book lists all the great players and people that have shaped the history of the club from Roman Abramovich to Gianfranco Zola. Amongst the legendary players are several from the Championship-winning sides including midfield maestro Frank Lampard and captain courageous John Terry who has blue blood in his veins. There are historical... more...

  • Wirtschaftsfaktor Bundesliga: Der Einfluss von Stakeholder auf den deutschen Profifußballby Jürgen Weber

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 18.51

    In diesem Buch werden Stakeholder im deutschen Profifußball der Männer ermittelt und dargelegt, welche Ziele sie verfolgen und inwiefern sie Einfluss auf kaufmännische Entscheidungen der Fußballvereine nehmen. Im ersten Teil des Buches wird in einem ausführlichen Rückblick die Entwicklung von der Schulsportart Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts hin zu modernen... more...

  • Sport-Brandingby Nicholas Adjouri; Petr Stastny

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 39.99

    Wie hängen Sport-Sponsoring und erfolgreiches Marken-Management zusammen? Welche Ziele können mit Sport-Branding erreicht werden? Welche Sportart und welches Event passen zur Marke? Antworten auf diese und weitere Fragen bekommen Marken-Praktiker in diesem Buch ? systematisch und grundlegend aufbereitet, mit zahlreichen Fallbeispielen, Analysen, konkreten... more...

  • Socio-Cultural Mobility and Mega-Eventsby Rodanthi Tzanelli

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    In June 2014, Brazil opened the twentieth FIFA World Cup with a spectacular ceremony. Hosting the World Cup was a strategic developmental priority for Brazil: mega-events such as these allow the country to be ranked amongst the world?s political and economic leaders, and are supposed to propel the country to its own unique modernity. But alongside... more...

  • Governance and CSR Management in Sportby Tim Breitbarth; Stefan Walzel; Christos Anagnostopoulos; Frank van Eekeren; Gabriel Eweje

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 199.00

    The idea for this e-book largely emerged during the 2013 and 2014 EASM conference workshops held in Istanbul (Turkey) and Coventry (UK), respectively. These two scholarly gatherings, which attracted more than 25 research-based presentations, coupled with panel discussions with senior CSR executives from various types of sport organisations to foster... 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...

  • The Jewish Olympicsby Ron Kaplan; Ira Berkow

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 26.99

    Having grown from 390 athletes from fourteen countries to nine thousand athletes from seventy-eight countries, the Maccabiah Games (or the ?Jewish Olympics,? as it has come to be known) continue to gain popularity. The Maccabiah Games, which take place in Israel, first began in 1932, and the latest games took place in July of 2013, with the debut... 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...