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Athletic contests. Sports events

  • 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...

  • Die Visualisierung des Sports in den Medienby Thomas Schierl

    Herbert von Halem Verlag 2015; US$ 19.97

    Wie wird Sport in den Medien dargestellt? Diese Frage wurde bisher in dem noch sehr wenig erforschten Gebiet der Sportkommunikation vor allem im Hinblick auf die journalistische Darstellungsform untersucht. Der vorliegende Band fokussiert hingegen die visuelle Darstellung im Bereich Mediensport unter Berücksichtigung verschiedener relevanter Facetten.... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Sports Event Managementby Milena M. Parent; Jean-Loup Chappelet

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 220.00

    From the Olympic Games to community-level competitions, sports events can be complex and pose a particular set of managerial challenges. The Routledge Handbook of Sports Event Management surveys the management of sports events around the world of every size and scale, from small to mega-events, including one-off and recurring events, and single-sport... more...

  • Führung und Change Management im Sportby Holger Vetter

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2015; US$ 22.69

    Eine Welt tiefgreifender Veränderungen stellt Sportvereine heute vor große Herausforderungen. Dass darin auch immense Chancen für Erneuerungen liegen, belegt Holger Vetter. Mit Presencing überträgt er einen innovativen Führungsansatz, der Entwicklungsprozesse von der Zukunft aus begreift, erstmals auf das Spielfeld der Sportorganisationen. more...

  • Sports Marketingby Larry DeGaris

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Any sports marketing student or prospective sports marketer has to understand in detail genuine industry trends and be able to recognise solutions to real-world scenarios. Sports Marketing: A Practical Approach is the first textbook to offer a comprehensive, engaging and practice-focused bridge between academic theory and real-life, industry-based... more...

  • Circus Maximusby Andrew Zimbalist

    Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 19.00

    The numbers are staggering: China spent $40 billion to host the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing and Russia spent $50 billion for the 2014 Sochi Winter Games. Brazil's total expenditures are thought to have been as much as $20 billion for the World Cup this summer and Qatar, which will be the site of the 2022 World Cup, is estimating that it will... more...

  • Sport Managementby Russell Hoye; Aaron C.T. Smith; Matthew Nicholson; Bob Stewart

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 64.95

    Now available in a fully revised and updated fourth edition, Sport Management: Principles and Applications introduces the sport industry and examines the role of the state, non-profit and professional sectors in sport. It focuses on core management principles and their application in a sporting context, highlighting the unique challenges faced... more...

  • Managing People in Sport Organizationsby Tracy Taylor; Alison Doherty; Peter McGraw

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 64.95

    Managing People in Sport Organizations provides a comprehensive overview of the theory and practice of managing people within a strategic framework. This revised and updated second edition examines a range of strategic human resource management approaches that can be used by sport organizations to respond to contemporary challenges and to develop... more...

  • Introduction to Sport Marketingby Aaron C.T. Smith; Bob Stewart

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95

    Introduction to Sport Marketing is an accessible and engaging introduction to key concepts and best practice in sport marketing. Aimed at students with little or no prior knowledge of marketing, the book outlines a step-by-step framework for effective sport marketing, from conducting market analysis and developing a strategy, through to detailed... more...