The Business and Culture of Sports: Society, Politics, Economy, Environment is a peer-reviewed, academic volume that has one Editor in Chief, Joseph A. Maguire, and two Associate Editors, Mark Falcous and Katie Liston.
The Business and Culture of Sports provides global perspectives on such topics as the sustainable design of sports stadiums, the use of social media and advertising in sports marketing, the economic impact on cities hosting mega events, sports governance models, the Olympic and Paralympic Games, coaching and player development, gender representation in sports, sports violence and injury, and many others. Though aimed primarily at undergraduate students, this set is also a valuable resource for high school students as well as a general audience interested in the expanding world of sports studies.
Features & Benefits
- Provides interdisciplinary, global perspectives on the field of sports, one of the very first reference works to do so.
- Uses specific case studies and examples from the world of sports to illustrate important and timely topics of research.
- Compiles scholarship from leading figures in sports studies around the world.
- Covers a wide range of sports-related issues in a single comprehensive set that will be a great tool for undergraduate students and researchers as well as an interested general readership.
- Nearly 100 peer-reviewed, signed chapters written and reviewed by academic scholars.
- Each chapter includes key concepts, a brief overview, and a bibliography of works cited and suggestions for further reading.
- Uses extensive academic research.
- Contains ~140 photographs and graphics.