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  • Stadium Gamesby Jay Weiner

    University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 30.00

    In Stadium Games, veteran Minneapolis Star Tribune reporter Jay Weiner analyzes Minnesota’s fifty-year history with pro sports and the issues contributing to the bid for a new stadium for the Minnesota Twins, along the way providing a big-picture evaluation of national sports economics. more...

  • The Beijing Olympiadby Paul Close; David Askew; Xu Xin

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 59.95

    The stage is set for the Beijing Olympiad to be the greatest mega-event, sporting or otherwise, in history. Still, the issues taxing many minds include whether the Beijing Games will be successful; whether they will be wrought with and wrecked by troubles; and who they will benefit. What value will the 2008 Games be to the people of China? Will they... more...

  • La lex sportivaby Franck Latty

    BRILL 2007; US$ 282.00

    A partir de la notion de droit transnational, cet ouvrage analyse l’autorégulation le movement sportif et s’efforce d’en évaluer le degré d’autonomie vis-à-vis des orders juridiques étatiques, international et communautaire. Based on the notion of transnational law, this book offers an analysis of the self-regulation of the sports movement and evaluates... more...

  • Sport Managementby Russell Hoye; Matthew Nicholson; Hans Westerbeek; Aaron Smith; Bob Stewart

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    Sport Management: principles and applications second edition provides a comprehensive introduction to the practical application of management principles within sport organisations. Ideal for all students studying sport management at an introductory level, it presents an international balanced view between accepted practice and what research evidence... more...

  • 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$ 114.00

    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...