Author: Scott Rosner
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2011-01-07
Genre: Health & Fitness
The Business of Sports, Second Edition is a comprehensive collection of readings that focus on the multibillion-dollar sports industry and the dilemmas faced by todays sports business leaders. It contains a dynamic set of readings to provide a complete overview of major sports business issues. The Second Edition covers professional, Olympic, and collegiate sports, and highlights the major issues that impact each of these broad categories. The Second Edition continue to provide insight from a variety of stakeholders in the industry and cover the major business disciplines of management, marketing, finance, information technology, accounting, ethics and law. In addition, it features concise introductions, targeted discussion questions, and graphs and tables to convey relevant financial data and other statistics discussed. This book is designed for current and future sports business leaders as well as those interested in the inner-workings of the industry.
Author: Jonathan Morduch
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Release Date: 2017-03-27
Genre: Business & Economics
What the financial diaries of working-class families reveal about economic stresses, why they happen, and what policies might reduce them Deep within the American Dream lies the belief that hard work and steady saving will ensure a comfortable retirement and a better life for one's children. But in a nation experiencing unprecedented prosperity, even for many families who seem to be doing everything right, this ideal is still out of reach. In The Financial Diaries, Jonathan Morduch and Rachel Schneider draw on the groundbreaking U.S. Financial Diaries, which follow the lives of 235 low- and middle-income families as they navigate through a year. Through the Diaries, Morduch and Schneider challenge popular assumptions about how Americans earn, spend, borrow, and save—and they identify the true causes of distress and inequality for many working Americans. We meet real people, ranging from a casino dealer to a street vendor to a tax preparer, who open up their lives and illustrate a world of financial uncertainty in which even limited financial success requires imaginative—and often costly—coping strategies. Morduch and Schneider detail what families are doing to help themselves and describe new policies and technologies that will improve stability for those who need it most. Combining hard facts with personal stories, The Financial Diaries presents an unparalleled inside look at the economic stresses of today's families and offers powerful, fresh ideas for solving them.
Labour migration has been on the agenda of many countries around the globe at the same time as governments of both sending and receiving countries have been trying to develop regulatory mechanisms. This book opens the debate on the global politics of labour migration by proposing a re-assessment of the interaction between states regarding labour migration. Presenting case-specific scholarship from leading experts from five different continents, each contribution engages with the changing landscape of migration control and teases out emerging control patterns, dynamics and correlations that can be made between them and existing control paradigms. The multidisciplinary and global focus in 'Constructing and Imagining Labour Migration' sheds much needed light on the mechanisms deployed by states in their attempts to control labour migration and on the manner in which these mechanisms impact upon migrants themselves, leaving some caught up in the politics of labour market control
Author: Stuart Barnes
Release Date: 2008-08-04
SportsBooks published the world's oldest football book, the Nationwide Football Annual now in its 122nd year, for the first time, having taken it over from Harper Collins with a new sponsor.?The book contains everything anyone can possibly need to know about the beautiful game – league and non-league – in Britain, Ireland and throughout Europe. The publication of the annual – now in its 123rd edition and known as the pocket encyclopedia of soccer – is a major event in the football calendar.?Included are: results from the 2007/2008 season (including domestic and European cup competitions and international matches involving British teams); full fixture lists for the 2008/2009 season; all major European and world football awards; a day-by-day diary highlighting the season’s biggest stories; players and their appearances for each and every league club.
This is a compilation of the best papers in the history of Magnesium Technology, a definitive annual reference in the field of magnesium production and related light metals technologies. The volume contains a strong topical mix of application and fundamental research articles on magnesium technology. Section titles: 1.Magnesium Technology History and Overview 2.Electrolytic and Thermal Primary Production 3.Melting, Refining, Recycling, and Life-Cycle Analysis 4.Casting and Solidification 5.Alloy and Microstructural Design 6.Wrought Processing 7.Modeling and Simulation 8.Joining 9.Corrosion, Surface Treatment, and Coating
This book tackles issues of globalization in the English Premier League and unpicks what this means to fan groups around the world, drawing upon a range of sociological theories to tell the story of the local and global repertoires of action emanating from the popular protests at Liverpool and Manchester United football clubs.
A timeless collection of pictures that captures every facet of London's most successful club - Arsenal. Exhaustively researched, this stunning pictorial guide is the ultimate nostalgia trip for every true Gunner.