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International sports economics comparisons [electronic resource] / edited by Rodney Fort and John Fizel.

Contributor(s): Fort, Rodney D | Fizel, John.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies in sports economics: Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2004Description: 1 online resource (xii, 383 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0313051917 (electronic bk.); 9780313051913 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Sports -- Economic aspects -- Cross-cultural studies | Professional sports -- Economic aspects -- Cross-cultural studies | Sport & Recreation | Business -- Management | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- Park & Recreation ManagementGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: International sports economics comparisons.DDC classification: 338.47796044 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; Part I: Western Europe: Overall Issues; Part II: Western Europe: Labor Issues; Part III: Western Europe: Competitive Balance Issues; Part IV: Western Europe: League Evolution, Broadcasting, and the Stock Market; Part V: Canadian Professional Football; Part VI: Southern Hemisphere Rugby Union; Part VII: Brazilian Soccer; Part VIII: Japanese and Korean Baseball; Part IX: Australia; Bibliography; Index; About the Editors and Contributors.
Summary: This book brings together, for the first time under a single cover, international comparisons of the major topics in sports economics. Contributors are all renowned scholars of the international sports scene in Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, the Pacific Rim, North America, and Europe. The reader will find an overview of sports in particular countries and regions along with comparisons along the major topics of economic importance. In particular, the contributions compare and contrast revenues and costs, labor markets (restrictions and discrimination), market structures (league and association.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Preface; Part I: Western Europe: Overall Issues; Part II: Western Europe: Labor Issues; Part III: Western Europe: Competitive Balance Issues; Part IV: Western Europe: League Evolution, Broadcasting, and the Stock Market; Part V: Canadian Professional Football; Part VI: Southern Hemisphere Rugby Union; Part VII: Brazilian Soccer; Part VIII: Japanese and Korean Baseball; Part IX: Australia; Bibliography; Index; About the Editors and Contributors.

This book brings together, for the first time under a single cover, international comparisons of the major topics in sports economics. Contributors are all renowned scholars of the international sports scene in Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, the Pacific Rim, North America, and Europe. The reader will find an overview of sports in particular countries and regions along with comparisons along the major topics of economic importance. In particular, the contributions compare and contrast revenues and costs, labor markets (restrictions and discrimination), market structures (league and association.

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