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Expedition Leisure & Events: Sports

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Finding Books

Books and e-books

In the displays below you will find the books on sports available in the Stenden Library. Some of the books are part of the Ebsco E-book collection and can be read online or you can save/download/print pages from these books. Find out by moving the cursor over the title of the book.

Finding books:

Use Stenden Library catalogue to locate these books in the library. Want to know how to find more books in hardcopy or e-books in the library? Use the Information literacy libguide to find out: Information literacy - I want to find a book and Information literacy - Topics and search terms

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Sport policy systems and sport federations: A cross-national perspective / Scheeerder, Willem & Claes (Eds.)

This book explores the organisation and structure of sport in and beyond Europe. Drawing upon up-to-date data, the collection's main focus lies on the relationship between public sport policy structures and sport (con)federations. The authors present thirteen country-specific contexts wherein sport policy systems are embedded.

Sports club policies in Europe / Ibsen, Nichols Elmose-Østerlund & Breuer

This book presents an up-to-date portrait of the characteristics of sport clubs in various European countries and their role in society and the national sport system and it offers a cross-national comparative perspective of sport clubs in twenty European countries. Containing both empirical data and information on the political and historical backgrounds of sport clubs, the book gives answer to the following questions: -What is the position of sport clubs within the national sport structure? -Which role do they fullfil in policy and society? -What are their basic characteristics and what factors influence the development of sport clubs?

Comparative sport development: Systems, participation and public policy / Hallmann & Petry (Eds.).


The aim of this book is to provide an overview of perspectives and approaches to sports development focusing on sport systems, sport participation and public policy towards sports. It includes twelve European countries covering all regions of Europe and eleven countries from around the globe. The objective is to present an overview of the diversity of approaches taken to sport development, focusing on the different sport systems and how sport is financed, the underlying applications of sport policy and how it is reflected in sport participation.

Critical issues in global sport management / Schulenkorf & Frawley

This book examines the most important themes and challenges in global sport management. From match-fixing, doping, bribery and corruption to corporate social responsibility, governance, and new media, it helps students, researchers and practitioners to understand the changing face of the global sport industry.

Sports marketing: A strategic perspective / Shank & Lyberger

Covering all the key topics in the sports marketing curriculum, including consumer behavior, market research, promotions, products, pricing, sponsorship, business ethics, technology and e-marketing, the book introduces core theory and concepts, explains best practice, and surveys the rapidly-changing, international sports business environment


Sport, culture and society; An introduction / Jarvie with Thornton & Mackie

This book introduces the study of sport, culture and society. International in scope and full of contemporary examples, it places sport at the heart of the analysis and introduces every core topic and emerging area in the study of sport and society, including: * the history and politics of sport: * sport, gender and sexuality; * sport, disability and advocacy; * sport, race and racism; * sport, violence and crime; * sport and health; * sport, globalisation and democracy; * sport, media and cultural relations; * sport and the environment; * sporting cities and mega-events; * sport, poverty and development.

Routledge handbook of sports event management / Parent & Chappelet (Eds.).

From the Olympic Games to community-level competitions, sports events can be complex and pose a particular set of managerial challenges. The Routledge Handbook of Sports Event Management surveys the management of sports events around the world of every size and scale, from small to mega-events, including one-off and recurring events, and single-sport and multi-sport events

Social theory, sport, leisure / Roberts

Ken Roberts’ Social Theory, Sport and Leisure offers a clear, compact primer in social theory for students needing to engage with the application of sociological perspectives to the study of sport and leisure. Written in a straightforward style and assuming no prior knowledge, the book offers a fresh and easy to read overview of sociology’s contribution to sport and leisure studies.