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Forthcoming Elite Sport Development Books

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  1. Routledge Handbook of Sport and Legacy

    Meeting the Challenge of Major Sports Events

    Edited by Richard Holt, Dino Ruta

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    What remains of a great sporting spectacle after the last race is run or the final match is played? How can the vast expense of mounting such events be justified? What if there is nothing left behind or what if the legacy is negative, a costly infrastructure which is unused or a debt-ridden host...

    To Be Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Managing Elite Sport Systems

    Research and Practice

    Edited by Svein A. Andersen, Lars Tore Ronglan, Barrie Houlihan

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

    Over the last twenty years or so there has been a sharp increase in interest from national sports federations and governments in the development of effective elite sport systems, particularly focused on achieving success in the summer and winter Olympic Games. Many countries now have publicly...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Mega Events and Globalization

    Capital, Cultures and Spectacle in a Changing World Order

    Edited by Richard Gruneau, John Horne

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Since the turn of the twenty first century, there has been a trend for urban "mega events" to be awarded to cities in the East and Global South. Such events have routinely been viewed as economic stimulants, yet there has also been on-going controversy about the value, impact and legacy of global...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Elite Sport and Sport-for-All

    Bridging the Two Cultures?

    Edited by Richard Bailey, Margaret Talbot

    Series: ICSSPE Perspectives

    Sport is often perceived as being divided into two separate domains: mass participation and elite. In many countries, policy and funding in these domains are managed by separate agencies, and investment is often seen as a choice between one or the other. This book explores the points of connection...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Football Studies

    Edited by John Hughson, Joseph Maguire, Kevin Moore, Ramón Spaaij

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Football, or soccer, is unquestionably the world’s most popular and influential sport. There is no corner of the globe in which the game is not played or followed – indeed, more countries are affiliated to FIFA, football’s governing body, than to the United Nations – and it has therefore become a...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport

    Edited by Andy Smith, Ken Green

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport is a comprehensive survey of the latest research into young people’s involvement in sport. Drawing on a wide diversity of disciplines, including sociology, psychology, policy studies, coaching, physical education and physiology, the book examines the importance...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. A History of Sports Coaching in Britain

    Overcoming Amateurism

    By Dave Day, Tegan Carpenter

    At the London Olympics in 2012 Team GB achieved a third place finish in the medals table. A key factor in this achievement was the high standard of contemporary British sports coaching. But how has British sports coaching transitioned from the amateur to the professional, and what can the hitherto...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

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