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Torkildsen's Sport And Leisure Management 6ed

Author: TORKILDSEN, GEORGE
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Pub Date: 09/11/2010
ISBN: 9780415497930
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Quick overview Covers the key topics taught within sport and leisure management courses. This book is divided into four sections covering such areas as: social and cultural context of sport and leisure; public, private and voluntary sectors; key products and services, including sport, the arts, physical activity and the countryside; and, management models.
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For nearly thirty years George Torkildsen's classic textbook has been the most comprehensive and engaging introduction to sport and leisure management available to students at all levels. Now in a fully revised sixth edition, it is still the only textbook that covers all the key topics taught within contemporary sport and leisure management courses. This new edition includes expanded coverage of the practical managerial skills that students must develop if aiming for a career in the sport and leisure industry, from planning and managing people to marketing and entrepreneurship. It includes five completely new chapters on leisure in the home, financial management, quality management and law and enterprise, reflecting important developments in contemporary sport and leisure. This edition retains the hallmark strengths of previous editions, including in-depth discussion of the social and cultural context of sport and leisure, full analysis of the public, private and voluntary sectors, and a review of key products and services, including sport, tourism, the arts, play and leisure in the natural environment.
Richly illustrated throughout with up-to-date evidence, data, case-studies and international examples, each chapter also contains a range of useful pedagogical features, such as discussion questions, practical tasks and structured guides to further reading and resources. For the first time, a dedicated companion website offers additional teaching and learning resources for students and lecturers. Visit the companion website at www.routledge.com/textbooks/taylor

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