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- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 40.00
International sporting events, including the Olympic Games and the FIFA World Cup, have experienced profound growth in popularity and significance since the mid-twentieth century. Sports often facilitate diplomacy, revealing common interests across borders and uniting groups of people who are otherwise divided by history, ethnicity, or politics. In... more...
- Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2014; US$ 349.99
PLUNKETT'S SPORTS INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2015 Key findings: •Plunkett Research lists top 350 companies in Sports and names top trends changing the industry for the mid term. Key Features: •Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence •Market forecasts and Industry Statistics •Industry Associations and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95
Sport Funding and Finance provides a complete introduction to the macro-level and micro-level aspects of sport finance. It describes the evolution of sport from a kitchen-table operation into the sophisticated, boardroom-driven global financial industry that it is today. It uses the professional sports leagues of the US and Europe as an international... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 29.99
Sport ist mehr als nur eine gesellschaftlich integrative Kraft und ein mediales Massenphanomen. Gewalt im Profi- und Amateurfußball, der demografische Wandel, illegale Spielmanipulation sowie die schwierige Finanzausstattung von Sportorganisationen sind nur einige gesellschaftliche Herausforderungen, auf die rechtzeitig reagiert werden muss. Dieses... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 58.00
Sports are inspiring and uplifting. They can also bring out some of the worst characteristics in human nature: narcissism, prejudice, greed. This book looks at the major sports scandals in modern American history, from the Black Sox fix of 1919 to the current concussion crisis in the NFL. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95
The hosting of sports events ? whether large international events, or smaller niche events ? can have a significant and long-lasting impact on the local environment, economy and society. Strategic Sports Event Management provides students and event managers with an insight into the strategic management of sports events of all scales and types,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 22.95
With decades of fly-fishing experience, Ed Quigley is the perfect candidate to provide fly-fishing know-how to prospective flyfishers. For those new to fly fishing as well as for experienced anglers looking to add some “secrets? to their own bags of tricks, Fly-Fishing Advice from an Old-Timer will illuminate the fly-fishing world. Richly illustrated... more...
- WIT Press 2014; US$ 826.00
The proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Sport Science and Computer Science (CCCS 2013) held in Hong Kong. This book brings together the latest research from both industry and academia, including state-of-art results, exploring new areas of research and development, and discussing emerging issues facing Sport Science and Computer Science. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00
This systematic historical and sociological study of the phenomenon of football hooliganism examines the history of crowd disorderliness at association football matches in Britain and assesses both popular and academic explanations of the problem. The authors? study starts in the 1880s, when professional football first emerged in its modern form,... more...