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  • Managing Sports Organizationsby Daniel Covell; Sharianne Walker; Peter Hess; Julie Siciliano

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.95

    Managing Sport Organizations , second edition, is a newly updated and comprehensive introduction to the themes and elements surrounding sport management. The book teaches management theory and principles in a coherent manner, helping to reinforce these concepts for students in schools of business, and serving to introduce them to students in other... more...

  • Contemporary Issues in Sports Economicsby Wladimir Andreff

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    The development of sports economics has exploded in recent years, and this well-researched and relevant book explores some of the most critical themes. Contemporary Issues in Sports Economics explores topics that have previously received little attention in the literature, such as the determinants and social impacts of sports participation including... more...

  • Transatlantic Sportby Barros C. Pestano

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2003; US$ 40.00

    The vast sums of money generated by sport worldwide have meant that the laws of economic competition have an important role to play in the organization and regulation of the industry. This volume offers a comparative perspective on the economics of sport and highlights both the similarities and differences in the North American and European models... more...

  • The Sports Management Toolkitby Paul Emery

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 59.95

    The Sports Management Toolkit is a practical guide to the most important management tools and techniques available to those working in the sport and leisure industries. Designed to bridge the gap between the classroom and the workplace, it includes ten free-standing chapters, each of which provides a detailed introduction to best practice in one... more...

  • Onward to the Olympicsby Gerald P. Schaus; Stephen R. Wenn

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2007; US$ 48.95

    The Olympic Games have had two lives-the first lasted for a millennium with celebrations every four years at Olympia to honour the god Zeus. The second has blossomed over the past century, from a simple start in Athens in 1896 to a dazzling return to Greece in 2004. Onward to the Olympics provides both an overview and an array of insights into... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movementby Bill Mallon; Jeroen Heijmans

    Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 109.99

    The fourth edition of the Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement presents a comprehensive history of the games from the first recorded history of the games in 776 B.C. to the present day. This is done through a chronology, forewords by Dan Jansen and Mike Krzyzewski, an introductory essay, appendixes, a bibliography, photos, and over... more...

  • Plunkett's Sports Industry Almanac 2012by Jack W. Plunkett

    Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2011; US$ 299.99

    A complete market research guide to the business side of sports, teams, marketing and equipment?a tool for strategic planning, competitive intelligence, employment searches or financial research. Features trends, statistical tables and a glossary. Includes profiles of the world?s top 350 sports industry firms and organizations, containing addresses,... more...

  • The Economics of Sport, Health and Happinessby Placido Rodriguez; Stefan Kesenne; Brad R. Humphreys

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    Including an array of distinguished contributors, this novel book fills a gap in the literature by addressing an important yet under researched issue in the field of sports economics. It places great emphasis on the notion that sport is a significant component for improving the happiness, health and well being of citizens, communities and society as... more...

  • Hosting the Olympic Summer Gamesby Dianne Irving

    Shell Education 2008; US$ 8.99

    Every Olympics has a host city. The ancient Olympic games were held every 4 years in Greece, but the modern Olympic Games have been over 20 different host cities. The Games use stadiums where spectators can watch the events. The Olympic Games help tourism in the host cities. The host cities have to house and feed the athletes and it can cost them around... more...