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Title Policy and Governance in Sport : issues, organizations, and practical application / edited by Jason W. Lee and Robin Hardin.

Publication Info. Durham, North Carolina : Carolina Academic Press, [2015]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.069 P758 2015    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description ix, 229 pages ; 23 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction and defining sport governance -- Ethics and ethical decision making in sport -- Governance of collegiate sport -- The business of big-time college athletics -- North American professional sports: creating a competitive balance -- Moving towards equity: women in sport -- The Olympic movement -- The globalization of sport -- Adapted sport: a snapshot -- Human rights, fairness, and personal freedoms in sport: further perspectives.
Summary "Policy and Governance in Sport addresses governance structures of sport organizations as well as policy issues pertaining to those organizations. The chapters, written by leading scholars, address characteristics associated with the governance of sport, sport ethics, collegiate governance, competitive balance, the Olympic Movement, disability sport issues, commercialization of sport, gender equity, globalization, nationalism, and human rights in sport. These discussions lead to addressing a wide assortment of policy consideration and analyses of problematic areas that arise in sport. This identification and further analysis of sport policy initiatives allow readers to look inside the interworking of sport organizations while gaining an appreciation for the intricacies of those organizations."--Back cover.
Subject Sports administration.
Sports -- Social aspects.
Sports administration. (OCoLC)fst01130552
Sports -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01130525
Added Author Lee, Jason W., editor.
Hardin, Robin, editor.
ISBN 9781594605345 (alk. paper)
1594605343 (alk. paper)

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