Policy Development in Sport Management, 2nd Edition

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9780275960896: Policy Development in Sport Management, 2nd Edition

Since the first edition of this text, sport management programs have grown tremendously. This thoroughly revised and updated edition offers a superb analysis of various sport organizations, with special emphasis on the policies which steer college athletic programs and professional sport franchises. The analysis includes a consideration of the issue(s) and problem(s) as well as the history and critique of the policies.

The first part of the book deals with personnel policies related to college athletics, including mainstreaming Division I atheletes, recruiting and its violations, academic standards for freshman eligibility, and evaluation of coaching staff. There is also a chapter on professional sport free agency. The second part deals with related types of policies, such as the structure of the NCAA, funding, women's sport programs, and others.

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A detailed analysis of selected policy areas in the field of sport management, with special emphasis on those involving college athletics and professional sport.

About the Author:

HAROLD J. VANDERZWAAG is Professor Emeritus, Associate Department Head and Graduate Program Director of Sport Studies at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is the author of six previous books, is a past president of the Philosophic Society for the Study of Sport, and is a former editor of the Journal of the Philosophy of Sport.

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