Sports Law / Edition 3

Sports Law / Edition 3

by Simon Gardiner, John O'Leary, Roger Welch, Simon Boyes
     
 

"The third edition of this book provides a detailed examination of the legal issues surrounding and governing sport. Analysing sports law within a socio-economic and cultural context, the role that sport plays within society is foregrounded throughout. While the text focuses on sport in Britain, European and international material is included where appropriate to… See more details below

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"The third edition of this book provides a detailed examination of the legal issues surrounding and governing sport. Analysing sports law within a socio-economic and cultural context, the role that sport plays within society is foregrounded throughout. While the text focuses on sport in Britain, European and international material is included where appropriate to provide the student with a truly comparative analysis and a fuller picture of the law as it relates to sport." Essential reading for students taking an option in sports law, this textbook will also prove useful to sports law practitioners, sports administrators and students on other sports studies-related courses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859418949
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/01/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
786
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
1Historical and cultural perspectives on sport regulation3
2Theoretical models of the regulation of sport37
3Sport and the role of the state in Britain95
4Governance of sport : national, European and international perspectives151
5The legal regulation of sports governing bodies179
6Alternative dispute mechanisms in sport229
7The legal regulation of doping in sport269
8Sport and money : accountability and regulation301
9Sport and competition policy351
10Intellectual property rights and sport399
11Sports marketing, sponsorship and ambush marketing433
12Sport and contracts of employment477
13Termination of contracts of employment in sport521
14Sports participants and the law of discrimination555
15The criminal law and participator violence591
16Tort, compensation and alternative dispute resolution for participator violence629
17Spectators, participants and stadiums667

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