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Title The economics and politics of sports facilities / edited by Wilbur C. Rich.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Quorum Books, 2000.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  338.47796 Ec74    ---  Available
Description x, 237 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Historical perspectives on sports and public policy / Steven A. Riess -- Economics of stadiums, teams, and cities / Andrew Zimbalist -- Home field advantage? does the metropolis or neighborhood derive benefit from a professional sports stadium? / Robert A. Baade -- Politics of stadium development in Phoenix, Arizona / Richard Temple Middleton IV -- Politics of planning and developing new sports facilities : the case of Zephyrs Park and the New Orleans Arena / Robert K. Whelan and Alma H. Young -- Stadiums as solution sets : baseball, football, and downtown development / Lynn W. Bachelor -- Minor league baseball : risks and potential benefits for communities large and small / Arthur T. Johnson -- Building ballparks : the public-policy dimensions of keeping the game in town / Edward I. Sidlow and Beth M. Henschen -- Major league baseball and American cities : a strategy for playing the stadium game / Neil J. Sullivan -- Exploring politics on the sports pages / Robyne S. Turner and Jose F. Marichal -- Who lost the Boston Megaplex and almost the New England Patriots? / Wilbur C. Rich -- Conclusion : the future of sports stadiums.
Subject Sports facilities -- Economic aspects.
Sports facilities -- Political aspects.
Added Author Rich, Wilbur C.
ISBN 1567203175 (alk. paper)

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