Management of Sports Development

Edited by

  • Vassil Girginov, Reader in Sport Management and Development, Brunel university, UK.

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.
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Primary: students enrolled on sports development, sports sciences, sports studies and sports management courses; academics and researchers.Secondary: Sports development professionals


Book information

  • Published: April 2008
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-8562-7

Table of Contents

PART ONE Chapter 1: Management of sports development as an emerging field and profession by V. GirginovPART TWO: Visions of sports development Chapter 2: Models of sports development by K. Hylton & P. BramhamChapter 3: Public policies on sports development: can mass and elite sport hold together? by M. CollinsChapter 4: Non-governmental organisations in sports development by M. GreenChapter 5: International policy and sports in development by A. Beacom & R. LevermorePART THREE: Sports development as process of social changeChapter 6: Sport as an agent for social and personal change by C. GreenChapter 7: Mega sporting events and sports development by M. ParentChapter 8: Culture and sports development by L. HillsChapter 9: Geographies of sports development: understanding the role of space and place by E. Wainwright & N. AnsellPART FOUR: Sports development deliveryChapter 10: Building organisational and management capacity for the delivery of sports development by A. AdamsChapter 11: Networks and partnerships in sports development by B. Houlihan & I. LindseyChapter 12: Funding sports development activities by I. JonesChapter 13: Accounting for sports development (progress monitoring and evaluation)by C. Burnett Chapter 14: Managing visions, changes and delivery in sports development: Summary and Future Prospects by V. Girginov