Series: Sport Management Series
Managing People in Sport Organizations is a complete introduction to the theory and practice of human resource management in the context of sport. Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, the book adopts a strategic approach, explaining how the successful management of people and...
To Be Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge
Curing is one of those activities that every civil engineer and construction worker has heard of, but in reality does not worry about much. In practice, curing is often low on the list of priorities on the construction site, particularly when budgets and timelines are under pressure. Yet the...
Published September 9th 2013 by CRC Press
Meanings, experience and learning
Adventure tourism is an increasingly widespread phenomenon, appealing to an expanding proportion of the population who seek new destinations and new experiences. This timely, edited volume offers new theoretical perspectives of this emerging subset of Tourism. it uses philosophical and cutting...
Published January 22nd 2013 by Routledge
A striking consequence of contemporary globalization has been an increase in the importance and prestige of cities. Whereas only a generation or so ago cities were commonly viewed as ‘problems’, the sites of society’s ills, today they are more readily seen as ‘solutions’, places where twenty-first...
Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge
Practices, Policies and Theories
Series: Questioning Cities
Despite traditionally being a strong research topic in urban studies, inter-city relations had become grossly neglected until recently, when it was placed back on the research agenda with the advent of studies of world/global cities. More recently the ‘external relations’ of cities have taken their...
Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge
World-economy, Nation-state and Locality, 6th Edition
We live in a rapidly changing world in which politics is becoming both more and less predictable at the same time: this makes political geography a particularly exciting topic to study. To make sense of the continuities and disruptions within this political world requires a strongly...
Published July 13th 2011 by Routledge
Agencies, Cities and Spaces of Creativity
The role of advertising in everyday life and as a major employer in post-industrial economies is intimately bound up with processes of contemporary globalization. At centre of the advertising industry are the global advertising agencies which have an important role in developing global brands both...
Published December 6th 2010 by Routledge
For nearly thirty years George Torkildsen’s classic textbook has been the most comprehensive and engaging introduction to sport and leisure management available to students at all levels. Now in a fully revised sixth edition, it is still the only textbook that covers all the key topics taught...
Published November 8th 2010 by Routledge
A Survey of Cities in Globalization
Global Urban Analysis provides a unique insight into the contemporary world economy through a focus on cities. It is based upon a large-scale customised data collection on how leading businesses use cities across the world: as headquarter locations, for finance, for professional and creative...
Published October 28th 2010 by Routledge
Essays on the Normative Basis of Welfare Provisions
First published in 1980. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
Published November 11th 2009 by Routledge