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Sport and Public Policy


League cooperation necessary for fair play
A natural outgrowth of associations between individual franchises, leagues have enhanced the viability and stability of their professional sports by providing structure and ensuring an even field for competition.
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Wage determination in professional sports
In a perfectly competitive market, in which athletes’ wages are equal to their marginal revenue products, only two factors can explain increasing player salaries.
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Economic impact of sport stadiums, teams, events
An exploration of public policy decisions regarding investment in sport by laying a foundation that focuses on the economic impacts of stadiums, teams, and events.
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Political economy and the Olympic Games
The Olympics have since their inception been closely associated with an ideology of social and technical progress.
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Sport and Public Policy
Social, Political, and Economic Perspectives
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Sport and Public Policy: Social, Political, and Economic Perspectives is the only text that examines some of the most compelling policy issues affecting the sports world from an interdisciplinary perspective—including economics, history, urban planning, not-for-profit administration, public health communications, political science, and philosophy.

© 2010
Book   280 pages
ISBN-13: 9780736058711

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