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Vol 22 No 8 August/Sept 2017

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Edited by: Richard Williams, Arabella Murphy, Toby Graham
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The Future of Sports Law in the European Union: Beyond the EU reform Treaty and the White Paper

Edited by: Roger Blanpain, Michele Colucci, Frank Hendrickx

ISBN13: 9789041127617
Published: July 2008
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Paperback
Price: £108.00



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Sport is life, fun, passion but also business. It is not easy to draw a bright line between sport as an economic activity and sport as a crucial cultural element of society. In Europe, the stakes are prodigious from either perspective. On the one hand, sport represents 4% of the GDP of the European Union; on the other, there are in the EU more than 800,000 sport clubs with more than 70 million members.

In numerous ways, the former depends on the latter, giving rise to a plethora of subtle tensions. For decades the EU institutions have struggled with the legal issues that arise from these tensions, and the debate has come to be encapsulated in the complex concepts of the ‘sport exception’ and the ‘specificity of sport.’ Now, the pending Reform Treaty, if ratified, will finally provide a legal basis for a Community action in the field of sport.

This new collection of essays presents nine well-informed and insightful analyses of the ‘specificity’ debate from several distinct points of view. The book reprints the papers presented by outstanding academics as well as representatives of the sport world at a conference on the Future of Sport in the European Union held at the Catholic University of Brussels in December 2007. The authors examine the legal and political issues related to the latest developments at the EU level, and their impact on the sport organisations, in order to better understand the future of sport and to answer the questions which will inevitably arise from the new situation.

As an analysis of the future directions of EU sport law, this book provides an in-depth assessment of the impact of current policy changes. At a time when a new European treaty is being drafted, and when new questions on sport are being referred to the European Court of Justice, these cogent analyses of European law applicable to professional sport will be of great value to professionals concerned with sport in any of its guises.

Series: Bulletin of Comparative Labour Relations

China and ILO Fundamental Principles and Rights At Work
Edited by: Roger Blanpain
ISBN 9789041149848
Published January 2014
Kluwer Law International
£84.00
£84.00
Labour Law between Change and Tradition: Liber Amicorum Antoine Jacobs ISBN 9789041134240
Published May 2011
Kluwer Law International
£84.00
Rethinking Corporate Governance: from Shareholder Value to Stakeholder Value ISBN 9789041134509
Published March 2011
Kluwer Law International
£100.00
Regulation of Fixed-Term Employment Contracts: A Comparative Overview ISBN 9789041133564
Published October 2010
Kluwer Law International
£84.00
Seafarers Rights in the Globalized Maritime Industry ISBN 9789041133496
Published September 2010
Kluwer Law International
£84.00
European Works Councils: Euro Directive 2009/38/EC of 6 May 2009 ISBN 9789041132086
Published November 2009
Kluwer Law International
£98.00
Employment Policies and Multilevel Governance
Edited by: Roger Blanpain
ISBN 9789041128669
Published April 2009
Kluwer Law International
£93.00
New Developments in Employment Discrimination Law ISBN 9789041127822
Published October 2008
Kluwer Law International
£99.00
Women in Academia and Equality law: Aiming High - Falling Short
Edited by: Roger Blanpain
ISBN 9789041124272
Published March 2006
Kluwer Law International
£94.00
Freedom of Services in the European Union: Labour and Social Security Law: The Bolkestein Initiative
Edited by: Roger Blanpain
ISBN 9789041124531
Published March 2006
Kluwer Law International
£106.00
Labour Relations in the Asia-Pacific Countries
ISBN 9789041122391
Published September 2003
Kluwer Law International
£89.00
Employee Rights in Bankruptcy
ISBN 9789041119421
Published October 2002
Kluwer Law International
£64.00
The Impact of the Internet and New Technologies on the Workplace ISBN 9789041118240
Published July 2002
Kluwer Law International
£91.00
Involvement of Employees in the European Union
ISBN 9789041117601
Published March 2002
Kluwer Law International
£128.00
On-line Rights for Employees in the Information Society ISBN 9789041116260
Published February 2002
Kluwer Law International
£128.00
The Evolving Employment Relationship and the New Economy
ISBN 9789041116918
Published November 2001
Kluwer Law International
£128.00
The Council of Europe and the Social Challenges of the XXIst Century
ISBN 9789041115430
Published March 2001
Kluwer Law International
£133.00
Deregulation and Labour Law
ISBN 9789041113702
Published June 2000
Kluwer Law International
£72.00
Multinational Enterprises and the Social Challenges of the XXIst Century
ISBN 9789041112804
Published December 1999
Kluwer Law International
£131.00
The Process of Industrialization and the Role of Labor Law in Asian Countries
ISBN 9789041110473
Published April 1999
Kluwer Law International
£67.00
Labour Law and Industrial Relations in the European Union ISBN 9789041105271
Published March 1998
Kluwer Law International
£126.00
Employment Protection Under Strain ISBN 9789041105288
Published March 1998
Kluwer Law International
£88.00
The Harmonization of Working Life and Family Life
ISBN 9789041100641
Published June 1997
Kluwer Law International
£85.00
Labour Law and Industrial Relations in Central and Eastern Europe
ISBN 9789041102980
Published January 1997
Kluwer Law International
£107.00
Industrial Relations in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
ISBN 9789065446961
Published July 1995
Kluwer Law International
£93.00
Workers' Participation
ISBN 9789065446008
Published July 1994
Kluwer Law International
£111.00
Employee Rights and Industrial Justice
ISBN 9789065448040
Published June 1994
Kluwer Law International
£98.00