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    Sport and alcohol – two popular social lubricants in a sticky relationship

    Sport and alcohol go way back in sport history, hand in hand. Drink manufacturers sponsor sport, sports people drink and endorse various alcoholic beverages. Is it a sort of symbiosis? Anyway, it’s been the subject of a number of academic studies, the latest being a collected volume by Sarah Gee, Sport, Alcohol and Social Inquiry: A Global Cocktail (Emerald), which is reviewed here by Alan Bairner – and “there could have been few better choices”.

    Managing Sport and Leisure, Volume 25, 2020, Issue 5

    Managing Sport and Leisure is a refereed journal that publishes high quality research articles to inform and stimulate discussions relevant to sport and leisure management globally. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: SPECTATORS’ SENSORY EXPERIENCE AND SOCIABILITY AT THE AMERICAN RACETRACK by Kyu-soo Chung.

    Well-structured handbook on sport event management with a practice perspective

    Milena Parent and Jean-Loup Chappelet have collected 21 contributions for the Routledge Handbook of Sports Event Management, by altogether 36 scholars in the field. Our reviewer is Christian Tolstrup Jensen, and while he offers som suggestions that he feels would improve the quality of the handbook, he is nevertheless quite happy with the collection as it is.

    Managing Sport and Leisure, Volume 23, 2018, Issue 1–2: Football Business and Management

    Managing Sport and Leisure is a refereed journal that publishes high quality research articles to inform and stimulate discussions relevant to sport and leisure management globally. The journal is committed to publishing research that advances understanding of the practice of sport and leisure management, and to provide a high level forum for communication between academics and practitioners of sport and leisure.

    Sport Management Review, Volume 21, 2018, Issue 3

    Sport Management Review is a multidisciplinary journal concerned with the management, marketing, and governance of sport at all levels and in all its manifestations – whether as an entertainment, a recreation, or an occupation.

    An ambitious introduction to the wide-ranging field of sport management

    For her edited volume Contemporary Issues in Sport Management: A Critical Introduction (Sage Publications), Terri Byers have engaged a large number of contributing scholars of sport management, probing central issues in the field. Søren Bennie is our reviewer, and while pointing to a few weak points, his balanced assessment is that it’s a valuable and useful contribution to this research field.

    Following the principle of fit?

    The Routledge Handbook of Sport Management, edited by Leigh Robinson, Packianathan Chelladurai, Guillaume Bodet & Paul Downward, gets a constructively critical, thoroughly readable, and vastly instructive review by Cecilia Stenling.
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