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Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives
Book Description Routledge, Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since Seller Inventory LQ More information about this seller Contact this seller. Book Description Frank Cass. Seller Inventory Language: English. Brand new Book. As the commercialization of sport grows, the need for proper regulation increases. In legal terms, sport is part of the entertainment and media industries which are subject to rapid change.
This work brings together experts in many fields to analyze these changes and to discuss the implications of issues such as the BSkyB-Manchester United case, civil and criminal actions on the playing field, the "Bosman" ruling, drugs in sport, the legality of boxing and the validity of decisions made by governing bodies.
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In a way, sports can unite otherwise disparate groups or cultures. It goes without saying that team apparel sales increase when a team does well, but other businesses may fare better as well. Restaurants, hotels, and event planning services often see upticks on and around game days. In other words, sport culture and society help drive industries and create work for countless people around the country.
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After all, someone has to manage and market the teams, plan the schedules, sell the tickets, and prepare fields and stadiums for game day. There are plenty of jobs for those in the sports industry that do not involve athleticism.
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However, in order to enter this competitive sector as a manager or administrator, it helps to have a solid educational foundation. Sport administration graduate programs , like the one at Arkansas State University, prepare students to take on the high-energy world of sports. This, of course, is part of a comprehensive program filled with law, marketing, ethics and leadership courses.
Athletes are often treated as role models, and the people who support teams, not just as fans but as employees, help shape society, too. Sports continue to become more popular and important to modern culture, which is why well-prepared professionals are so necessary behind-the-scenes. Have a question or concern about this article? Please contact us. What Is the Role of Sport in Society? Preliminary Reflections from, on and of the Field.
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Complexity and the Leisure Complex. Monash University, Peninsula Campus. Sport: Scandal, Gender and the Nation. Related articles Professor David Rowe has authored the following articles: 'Australia needs to make sport a more equal playing field: here's why' opens in a new window , The Conversation , 17 January The article was republished by the NZ Herald.
Media engagements Professor David Rowe was interviewed by 2ser radio on Australian sports and the social gap, 19 January Professor David Rowe was quoted in a Courier Mail opinion piece on 'Australia: the land where ignorance reigns' opens in a new window , 4 April. The article was republished by The Daily Telegraph opens in a new window. Professor David Rowe was interviewed by Radio National for their program on sport and democracy opens in a new window , 1 February He was also interviewed by Channel NewsAsia on 18 January.
Listen to the podcast on the ABC website opens in a new window , 6 February Professor David Rowe was interviewed by Triple J about sex and gender imbalances in sport: 'Playing footy in your bikini', 11 September
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