Management of Sports Development

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Vassil Girginov
Routledge, 2008 - Business & Economics - 293 pages
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Management of Sports Development is the first book to offer a holistic approach to a field which has been growing in importance for some years. Although many books exist on various aspects of development never before has there been a text which addresses the process of development in such a comprehensive manner. This is a 'one-stop-shop' to understanding the process of sports development, offering the reader:

- comprehensive coverage of the major themes in the process of sports development
- contributions from an internationally renowned author team
- a concisely edited text with a logical and well-developed structure
- a dedicated accompanying website with updates and new material

This accessible book is essential reading for students or lecturers in the field of sports development and is set to be a vital contribution to the literature in this area.

* A unique book that covers all the key issues in the growing field of sports development
* Written by an internationally renowned author team and concisely edited into a logical and comprehensively structured volume
* Accompanied by a dedicated website with updates, further articles and features
 

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Contents

Part Two Visions of Sports Development
39
Part Three Sports Development as Process of Social Change
127
Part Four Sports Development Delivery
201
Notes on Contributors
285
Index
289
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About the author (2008)

Vassil Girginovis Reader in Sports Development and Sports Management at Brunel University. He is also a founding member of the Bulgarian National Olympic Academy and has researched and published in the field of Olympism, sport policy analysis, Eastern European sport and the culture of sport management. His previous books include The Olympic Games Explained (2005) and Management of Sports Development (2008). Vassil is also Executive Academic Editor of the Routledge journals 2012 Olympics Special Issue programme, which includes some 40 academic journals from a range of fields and disciplines. 

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