Sharp, clear and relevant this book meets the needs of those studying and researching within the growing discipline of sport management.
The intelligently cross-referenced entries provide a concise overview of the key concepts in the field guiding you through the important debates, sources and research methods in the management and delivery of sport.
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Sport Funding and Finance
[Page 137]We combine the terms ‘funding’ and ‘finance’ in this concept because the literature related to this area uses both terms. The concepts have been used interchangeably but can also be differentiated in the same way we have done with the above definitions. We take them as separate concepts here and discuss their differences while also recognizing where they may overlap. Sport finance ...