Palgrave Law Masters: Sports Law 3rd ed
Published: May 2017
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: UK
Sports Law provides a comprehensive overview of the ways in which the law has impacted on how
sport is played, administered and consumed.
The author writes in a clear and engaging manner,tracing the origins and sources of this rapidly evolving subject and drawing examples from a wide range of professional and amateur sports to illustrate the important current debates and topics of interest.
This third edition has been fully updated and includes analyses of the Pechstein and Sharapova decisions, the state aid rulings on financial support for Spanish and Dutch football clubs, and a review of the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Supported throughout by chapter summaries, updated ‘hot topics’ discussions throughout, explanations of key terms and detailed further reading lists, this text makes an ideal companion to the study of sports law at undergraduate or postgraduate level.
- Explains each of the main areas of law that affect sport, with extensive
reference to sportsrelated cases and examples, ensuring that readers new
to the topic will gain a solid grasp of the necessary legal principles Offers a
detailed knowledge of the law to understand the intricacies of its application
to the world of sport and to provoke further thought and discussion
- The first edition has quickly established itself as the leading undergraduate text on
the market which encourages students to look critically at the issues within sports
and reach their own independent conclusions within their essays and exams
- This edition has been fully updated with latest developments in sports law, and
now includes engaging features a mind map at the beginning of each chapter
- Gives the reader an understanding of how and why the law has become such an important
tool in the resolution of sports disputes and provides insight in to the regulation of
so many aspects of the playing, administering and watching of modern sport