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Managing Sport : Social and Cultural Perspectives

Contemporary sport is shaped by wider society. Today those managing sport must be aware of the broader social and cultural context within which it exists if their effectiveness is to be established and their careers defined. This book is the first of its kind to contextualise the wider social and cultural environment of sport management and explain the key issues and practical implications of this for those working, or intending to find employment, in the field. Written by a team of leading international experts on sport management, the book explores important topics such as>
eBook, English, 2012
Taylor and Francis, Hoboken, 2012
1 online resource (345 pages).
9781135151041, 1135151040
Print version:
Managing Sport Social and cultural perspectives; Copyright; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; List of boxes; List of case studies; About the authors; Preface; Chapter 1 Managing organizational performance in sport; Chapter 2 Urban space, culture and sports in the Middle East: a case study of Casablanca, Morocco; Chapter 3 The management of anti-doping: an ongoing challenge for sport; Chapter 4 Sanctioned aggression or criminal sanction? Violence, contact sports and the law; Chapter 5 Reviewing the role of UK central government in sports development Chapter 6 Selling race equality to sports organizations
challenges and limitationsChapter 7 Sport and disability: the Special Olympics Youth Unified Sports programme; Chapter 8 Pain and injury within sporting cultures of risk; Chapter 9 Sport labour migration: managing a twenty-first-century global workforce; Chapter 10 The challenges of managing sport in a divided society: football in Jordan; Chapter 11 Managing gender equity in sport; Chapter 12 The role of sport management in the creation of social capital Chapter 13 The changing nature of sports volunteering: modernization, policy and PracticeChapter 14 Sporting preferences in the Arab world: examining consumerism in the United Arab Emirates; Chapter 15 The methodology of mega-events: the culture of vanity and measuring real benefit; Chapter 16 Corporate social responsibility in the sports industry; Chapter 17 The dark sides of sport governance; Chapter 18 The evolution of sport management in the twenty-first century; Index