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Economics of sport and recreation [electronic resource] / Chris Gratton and Peter Taylor.

By: Gratton, Chris, 1948-.
Contributor(s): Taylor, Peter, 1949- | Gratton, Chris, 1948-. Sports and recreation.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York : E & FN Spon, 2000Description: 1 online resource (234 p.) : ill.ISBN: 020347483X (electronic bk.); 9780203474839 (electronic bk.); 9780419189602 (pbk.); 0419189602 (pbk.).Subject(s): Leisure -- Economic aspects | Recreation -- Economic aspects | Sports -- Economic aspects | Loisir -- Aspect �economique | Loisirs -- Aspect �economique | Sports -- Aspect �economique | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- Park & Recreation Management | Electronic books | Electronic books | Recreatie | Sport | Economische aspectenGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Economics of sport and recreation.DDC classification: 338.4/7796 Other classification: 76.10 Online resources: EBSCOhost | EBSCOhost
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Sport and economics; The economic importance of sport; Demand; The demand for leisure time; The demand for sport: theory; The demand for sport: evidence; Supply; Government and sport; The voluntary sector and sport; The commercial sector and sport; Contemporary issues in the economics of sport; Sports sponsorship; Major sports events; Professional team sports; Sport and broadcasting; Bibliography; Index.
Summary: This new edition includes an overview of the history of the development of sports markets and the role of economics in the analysis of these markets. It has been thoroughly updated to take account of new developments.
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Rev. ed. of: Sports and recreation. 1985.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-231) and index.

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Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Sport and economics; The economic importance of sport; Demand; The demand for leisure time; The demand for sport: theory; The demand for sport: evidence; Supply; Government and sport; The voluntary sector and sport; The commercial sector and sport; Contemporary issues in the economics of sport; Sports sponsorship; Major sports events; Professional team sports; Sport and broadcasting; Bibliography; Index.

This new edition includes an overview of the history of the development of sports markets and the role of economics in the analysis of these markets. It has been thoroughly updated to take account of new developments.

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