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  • 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...

  • Reframing Disability?by Daniel Jackson; Caroline E.M. Hodges; Mike Molesworth; Richard Scullion

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    The London 2012 Paralympic Games - the biggest, most accessible and best-attended games in the Paralympics' 64-year history - came with an explicit aim to "transform the perception of disabled people in society," and use sport to contribute to "a better world for all people with a disability." This social agenda offered the potential to re-frame disability;... more...

  • Public Policy and Professional Sportsby J. K. Wilson; R. Pomfret

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    Public Policy and Professional Sports is a comprehensive analysis of public policy aspects of the economics of professional sports, supported by in-depth international case studies. It covers regulation and competition in the sports industry and its labour markets, public spending on stadiums and mega-events, and governance issues including unethical... more...

  • Research Methods for Sport Managementby James Skinner; Allan Edwards; Ben Corbett

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    Research methods courses have become a compulsory component of most degree programs in sport management. This is the first introductory research methods textbook to focus exclusively on sport management. Through the use of examples, cases and data taken from the real world of sport management it opens up a traditionally dry area of study, helping... more...

  • Sports Marketingby Matthew D. Shank; Mark R. Lyberger

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.00

    Now in a fully revised and updated 5 th edition, Sports Marketing: A Strategic Perspective is the most authoritative, comprehensive and engaging introduction to sports marketing currently available. It is the only introductory textbook to adopt a strategic approach, explaining clearly how every element of the marketing process should be designed... more...

  • Kurt Landauerby Dirk Kämper

    Orell Füssli Verlag 2014; US$ 17.05

    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...

  • Teamsportmanagementby Marcel Fahrner

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 490.00

    This workbook explores in-depth selected key topics in team sports management. more...