"Arnout Geeraert" tag

A much needed and very welcome contribution to balance the North American dominance in European sport management syllabuses

A welcome attempt at creating a European textbook in sport management, writes Hans Lundberg in his review of When Sport Meets Business: Capabilities, Challenges, Critiques, edited by Ulrik Wagner, Rasmus K. Storm & Klaus Nielsen (Sage Publications). Still, our esteemed reviewer tempers his approbation with specific advice for future improvement.

Two text books on the sociology of sport that probably work best together

In this original review for idrottsforum.org, Jay Coakley takes on two introductory textbooks in the sociology of sport, Sport Sociology by Peter Craig and Sport and Society, edited by Barrie Houlihan & Dominic Malcolm (both Sage Publications). His critical analysis from the point of view of the academic teacher leads him to a well-argued conclusions that will be rewarding reading for teachers as well as for the respective author/editors.

The, one, or the one legacy of Bosman?

The Bosman judgment is considered from a number of angles in the anthology The Legacy of Bosman: Revisiting the Relationship between EU Law and Sport edited by Antoine Duval & Ben Van Rompuy (TMC Asser Press). Our reviewer Mikael Hansson finds valuable contributions as well as less so, and would perhaps have liked a slightly counterfactual approach as well.