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Law for Recreation and Sport Managers - 2nd edition

Law for Recreation and Sport Managers (ISBN10: 0787270180; ISBN13: 9780787270186)
ISBN13: 978-0787270186
ISBN10: 0787270180

Summary: New edition!
formerly titled Sport Law for Sport Managers

As interest and participation in recreation and sports have increased, so has the need for well-educated and well-prepared recreation and sport managers. LAW for Recreation and Sport Managers, Second Edition, by Doyice J. Cotten, John T. Wolohan, and T. Jesse Wilde, addresses legal concepts within sport-related businesses and activities.

The emphasis of LAW for Recreation and Sport M ...show moreanagers has been broadened to include both recreation and sport. This user-friendly text assists in developing an understanding of the legal principles relevant to the fields of recreation and sport and is suitable for beginning classes at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Sport and recreation managers, as well as their attorneys, will find LAW for Recreation and Sport Managers an excellent resource!

This text is broad in scope - covering negligence law, intentional torts and criminal acts, risk management, contract law, constitutional law and sport legislation, thus enabling instructors to select chapters that correlate with their course emphasis.

Every chapter in the new Second Edition of LAW for Recreation and Sport Managers has been revised and updated, but the chapters were kept brief and approachable for the students. The areas of negligence law and risk management were expanded and now include content and applications relevant to those in the field of recreation.

Highlights of the Second Edition include:

  • Sixty chapters are written by 41 members of the Society for the Study of Legal Aspects of Sport and Physical Activity, a professional organization for professors, attorneys, and others interested in the area of recreation and sport law.
  • Eighteen chapters are totally new to this edition or extensively revised.
  • Included are timely topics such as hazing, crisis management, crowd management, and arbitration.
  • Risk Management has been expanded for a total of eight chapters, six of which are new to this edition.
  • There is comprehensive coverage of Negligence Law, including theory, defenses, and application to recreation and sport.
  • The section on Intentional Torts and Criminal Acts has been expanded.
  • Constitutional Law and Legislation chapters have been updated with current information.
  • Each chapter includes an introduction, fundamental concepts, a significant case, and recent developments in the area.
  • The content is presented in non-intimidating, easy-to-read language.
  • The format is user-friendly, featuring legal concepts as well as practical applications.
Written as a textbook for college courses, the depth of coverage provides an opportunity to select chapters that fit an instructor's course outline and emphasis. LAW for Recreation and Sport Managers is an informative, practical reference for practicing professionals as well. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 01
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co.
Year Published: 2001
International: No

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