Sport Management - Print
An Exploration of the Field and Its Value
Dimensions: 10.000000 × 7.000000 × 1.000000 in
Binding Type: Digital
ISBN: 9781571677266 Print price: $80
Sport Management: An Exploration of the Field and Its Value offers students an approachable yet substantive look at why sport (and the management of sport) holds an essential place in society through the lenses of some of the most influential sport management scholars.
Unlike many introductory sport management textbooks on the market that are structured to provide brief overviews of the functional areas of sport management, this text emphasizes the various legitimations for the role of sport in society and then uses that understanding as a mechanism to discuss related management implications.
The chapters cover the primary legitimations for sport, including health, socialization, economic development, community development, national pride, history, and social politics.
A Challenge to Why Sport Matters: Managing Sport for Society
Tracing the History of Sport Management as a Professional Field and Academic Discipline
Sport’s Role in Positive Socialization
Sport and Health
Sport’s Role in Economic Development
Sport for Community Development
Sport and National Identity: The Good, the Bad, and the Future
Sociocultural Legitimations in Sport Management: The Role of Sport in Promoting Racial Diversity and Inclusion
Future Horizons for Sport Management