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Routledge Handbook of Sport Communication

by Paul M. (Indiana University, US) Pedersen

Part of the Routledge International Handbooks Series

Routledge Handbook of Sport Communication Synopsis

The Routledge Handbook of Sport Communication is the only book to offer a fully comprehensive and in-depth survey of the contemporary discipline of sport communication. It explores communication within, through, and for sport in all its theoretical, conceptual, cultural, behavioral, practical and managerial aspects, tracing the contours of this expansive, transdisciplinary and international discipline and demonstrating that there are few aspects of contemporary sport that don't rely on effective communications. Including contributions from leading sport media and communications scholars and professionals from around the world, the book examines emerging (new and social) media, traditional (print, broadcast and screen) media, sociological themes in communication in sport, and management issues, at every level, from the interpersonal to communication within and between sport organisations and global institutions. Taking stock of current research, new ideas and key issues, this book is an essential reference for any advanced student, researcher or practitioner with an interest in sport communication, sport business, sport management, sport marketing, communication theory, journalism, or media studies.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781138916951
Publication date: 23rd March 2015
Author: Paul M. (Indiana University, US) Pedersen
Publisher: Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 530 pages
Categories: Sporting events & management, Media studies,

About Paul M. (Indiana University, US) Pedersen

Paul Pedersen is Professor of Sport Management at Indiana University, USA, and founding editor of the International Journal of Sport Communication.

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