By Gonzalo Bravo,Rosa Lopez de D'Amico,Charles Parrish
The impending Olympics in Rio in 2016, and the FIFA global Cup in Brazil in 2014, spotlight the profound value of activity in Latin the USA. This booklet is the 1st to supply a huge survey of how that recreation is controlled, ruled and arranged around the Latin American area, drawing on state-of-the-art modern scholarship in administration, coverage, sociology and background.
The publication explores key issues in Latin American activity, together with the position of public associations; the connection among activity coverage and political regimes; the constitution and value of nationwide governing our bodies leagues; the influence of wearing mega-events (including the Olympics and international Cup), and the administration and governance of soccer, the dominant recreation within the zone. together with contributions from Latin American students and practitioners, the e-book attracts on vital Spanish and Portuguese resources which are unknown to such a lot English-speaking researchers, and as a result offers an unparalleled and authoritative perception into activity coverage and administration within the quarter. together with instances from recreation in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica and Peru and examples from Venezuela, Bolivia and Ecuador, this book is crucial analyzing for all students, practitioners and policy-makers with an curiosity in Latin American recreation, comparative game coverage, recreation administration, or Latin American background, tradition and society.
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Sport in Latin America: Policy, Organization, Management (Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management) by Gonzalo Bravo,Rosa Lopez de D'Amico,Charles Parrish