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Athletic contests. Sports events

  • Handbook on the Economics of Sportby W. Andreff; S. Szymanski

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 60.00

    The worldwide growth in sports participation, attendance and broadcasting has spawned a lively interest in economic analysis of sporting activities. The Handbook on the Economics of Sport is an original reference work by a stellar group of 65 experts whose monographs cover virtually all the significant aspects of the field. It is unique and valuable... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Athlete Firstby Steve Bailey

    Wiley 2008; US$ 123.95

    Today the Paralympic Movement is recognised as a global sporting phenomenon attracting thousands of athletes from an ever-increasing number of countries. Athlete First provides a thoroughly researched history and analysis of the Paralympic Movement, including the development and organisation of the International Paralympic Committee. As well as recounting... more...

  • The Politics of the Olympicsby Alan Bairner; Gyozo Molnar

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 305.00

    With the ever increasing global significance of the Olympic Games, it has never been more topical to address the political issues that surround, influence and emanate from this quadrennial sporting mega event. In terms of the most recent evidence of the politics of the Olympics, the 2008 Beijing Games were riddled with political messages and content... more...

  • The 1908 Olympicsby Keith Baker

    SportsBooks 2011; US$ 7.00

    The 1908 London Olympics can claim to be the first ?modern? sporting event which pitted nation against nation. There were rows between the British and Americans; a one-man walkover in the 400 metres when the US runners boycotted the event; a dispute over the shoes worn by one of the British tug of war teams and when the American team failed to dip... more...

  • Marketing im Sportby Bernd Banke; Stefan Blaesen; André Bühler; Stefan Chatrath; Helmut Digel; Marcel Fahrner; Claudia Fantapié Altobelli; Hans-Georg Häusel; Siegfried Nagel; Gerd Nufer; Elena Reiche; Herrmann A Richter; Peter Rohlmann; Matthias Sander; Daniela Schaaf; Torsten Schlesinger; Holger Schunk; Günther Suchy; Stefan Walzel; Gerd Nufer; André Bühler

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2013; US$ 50.31

    Um heute im Sportmarketing erfolgreich zu sein, benötigt man nicht nur grundlegendes Marketingwissen und ein tiefergehendes Verständnis für die Besonderheiten des Sports. Wer sich mit innovativen Vermarktungskonzepten an die Spitze bringen will, muss zudem die neuesten, internationalen Sportmarketing-Trends kennen und beherrschen. Markenmanagement,... more...

  • Not the Triumph but the Struggleby Amy Bass

    University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 60.00

    In this far-reaching account, Amy Bass offers nothing less than a history of the black athlete. Beginning with the racial eugenics discussions of the early twentieth century and their continuing reverberations in popular perceptions of black physical abilities, Bass explores ongoing African American attempts to challenge these stereotypes. Although... more...

  • Can Anyone Hear Me?by Peter Baxter

    Icon Books 2012; US$ 11.65

    Test match special producer Peter Baxter presents tales of commentating capers from the Gabba to Eden Park in Jamaica. For 34 years from 1973 Peter Baxter was BBC producer of the hugely popular Test Match Special, and during that time he reported on Test matches from around the world. This funny and revealing book takes us behind the scenes as Baxter... more...