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.
The book introduces readers to the concepts at the centre of their studies; it suggests relevant further reading and thoughts for future research and applies academic theory to business and organizational problems in a real-world context.
Written for students, academics and practitioners the entries are designed to meet study needs and include: Clear Definitions; Comprehensive Examples; Practical Applications; Effective Research Methods
Sport law is a subject discipline which has had increasing significance to the management of sport over the past two decades, mainly due to the increased commercialization and professionalization of the sport industry. The nature and sources of laws as they relate to the management of sport have also changed significantly in recent years. Sport governing bodies are considered the ‘regulators’ of sport. However, even international governing bodies do not operate outside of national and supra-national laws and so recent years have seen sport events, contests, player contracts and disputes resolved/managed through the legal system and not solely through ...