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Forthcoming Elite Sport Development Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 two fields are managed by separate agencies, and investment is often seen as a choice between the two. Elite Sport and Sport-for-All explores the points...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Handbook of Theory in Sport Management

    Edited by George B. Cunningham, Janet S. Fink, Alison Doherty

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Theory is an essential element in the development of any academic discipline and sport management is no exception. This is the first book to trace the intellectual contours of theory in sport management, and to explain, critique and celebrate the importance of sport management theory in academic...

    To Be Published October 6th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Mega Events and Globalization

    Capital 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 and nations in the East and Global South. Such events have been viewed as economic stimulant as well as opportunities to promote national identity, gain greater international...

    To Be Published October 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. A History of Sports Coaching in Britain

    Overcoming Amateurism

    By Dave Day, Tegan Carpenter

    Series: Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

    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 October 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport

    Edited by Ken Green, Andy Smith

    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 December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Sport

    A Short Introduction

    By Peter Donnelly, Jay Coakley

    Sport is a highly visible and pervasive component of contemporary culture and society. It exists in a wide array of forms worldwide and influences people’s lives on many levels, from international organization to the health of children. In this perceptive and engaging short introduction, Jay...

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge

  7. The Other Sport Mega-Event: Rugby World Cup 2011

    Edited by Steven J. Jackson

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    The mention of sport mega-events conjures up images and memories of London 2012 or anticipation of FIFA 2014, the 2016 Rio Olympics and beyond. Indeed, the expanding annual calendar of sport mega-events, both in terms of the bidding process and the actual hosting of the event means that there is...

    To Be Published January 20th 2016 by Routledge

  8. Managing Sport Development

    An international approach

    Edited by Emma Sherry, Nico Schulenkorf, Pamm Phillips

    Sport development has become a hugely significant part of the international sport industry. The development of sport (creating pathways for participation and talent development) and sport for development (using sport as a tool to achieve social outcomes) are now fundamental aspects of the...

    To Be Published February 15th 2016 by Routledge

  9. Managing Drugs in Sport

    By Jason Mazanov, Norman O'Reilly

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

    As recent high-profile drugs scandals have demonstrated, sport organisations rarely have a coherent, meaningful, long-term management strategy regarding drug use and abuse. Typically, sport managers hope drug problems never happen and engage in damage control when they do. This important new book...

    To Be Published March 15th 2016 by Routledge

  10. Women and Sports Coaching

    Edited by Nicole LaVoi

    Women in many Westernised countries have better career opportunities than ever before and the percentage of women leaders in nearly every sector is on the rise, but sport coaching remains a domain where gender equity has declined or stalled. There is a lack of women coaches who coach women, and a...

    To Be Published March 15th 2016 by Routledge