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This book examines how leading economic countries use sport business, particularly individual sports events (such as the Olympics or FIFA Men's or Women's World Cup) as well as participant sport, in comprehensive plans toward driving and furthering economic development, raising brand awareness...

Author(s)
Zhang, J. J.; Huang HaiYan; Nauright, J.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Sport business in leading economies, 2017, pp 544 pp.
Abstract

The governments of the most developed nations now have policies aimed at increasing the levels of sport participation within their respective societies. This book examines the participation policies of national governments across the world and offers a comparative analysis of the successes and...

Author(s)
Nicholson, M.; Hoye, R.; Houlihan, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Participation in sport: international policy perspectives, 2010, pp 292 pp.
Abstract

This book includes 17 chapters focusing on the historical, economic, social and political determinants of health under capitalism. It addresses the political and accumulation strategies of 'big pharma', the global food industry's production of hunger and obesity, capitalism and mental illness, and...

Author(s)
Panitch, L.; Leys, C.
Publisher
The Merlin Press, London, UK
Citation
Socialist Register 2010. Morbid symptoms: health under capitalism, 2009, pp 325 pp.
Abstract

This book discusses cultural sport psychology (CSP). Socio-cultural aspects of athletes' environments are considered as gateways to mutual understanding and subsequently motivation and performance. The book consists of 18 chapters presented in three parts. Part 1 provides an introduction to CSP:...

Author(s)
Schinke, R.; Hanrahan, S. J.
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Leeds, UK
Citation
Cultural sport psychology, 2009, pp ix + 261 pp.
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This book presents the depth of the new wave of agritourism apparent around the world. This book consists of four parts. The first section is an introduction to the economics of agritourism; it introduces the role of organization, management, logistics, safety, marketing, finance, economics and...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book
Abstract

This study examines the prospects for leisure time in a sample of 18 important tourism generating countries, to establish what changes in the pattern of leisure time are taking place, how these are reshaping holiday taking, and how governments and the tourism industry should respond. The countries...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Changes in leisure time: the impact on tourism., 1999, pp 151 pp.
Abstract

This book examines and compares the sporting experiences of women from different countries around the world, and offers the first systematic and cross-cultural analysis of the topic of women in sport. The book presents in-depth case studies of 16 countries in North and South America, Asia, Oceana,...

Author(s)
Hartmann-Tews, I.; Pfister, G.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Sport and women: social issues on international perspective, 2003, pp 288 pp.
Abstract

A series of examples of good urban tourism management practice are presented, drawn from the UK, Australia, Europe, Asia, South Africa, the USA and Canada. Areas as diverse as the historic case of Venice to the gay nightlife of San Francisco reveal the opportunities that cities offer to tourists (a ...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
Citation
Managing tourism in cities: policy, process and practice., 1998, pp ix + 254 pp.
Abstract

Case studies are presented to illustrate successful youth-at-risk programmes from 38 communities, the majority of which are in North America, as well as to provide an assessment of what these programmes have in common and the major themes which they express. Following the introductory section of...

Publisher
Venture Publishing Inc, State College, USA
Citation
Recreation programs that work for at-risk youth: the challenge of shaping the future., 1996, pp ix + 362 pp.
Abstract

The book provides a general portrait of public service broadcasting worldwide, in a number of different contexts and from a variety of thematic perspectives. Following an introductory overview of public broadcasting in the context of globalization, sixteen national and regional studies consider a...

Publisher
John Libbey Media, University of Luton, Luton, UK
Citation
Public broadcasting for the 21st century., 1996, pp xiv + 303 pp.

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