Sports Law

Author:   Simon Boyes ,  Urvasi Naidoo
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Edition:   5th New edition
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9781138793996


Pages:   656
Publication Date:   15 October 2019
Format:   Hardback
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Long established as the market leading textbook on sports law, this new edition continues to offer a comprehensive and authoritative examination of the legal issues surrounding and governing sport. Alert to the role that sport plays within society throughout, this edition is divided into four core Parts: Governance & Sport, Commercial Regulation, Sports Workplace and Safety in Sport. Written by eminent experts in the field, this book is the go-to resource for academics teaching and researching sports law. The book will use carefully selected extracts to provide students with a contextual understanding of each topic, while offering clear avenues for further reading and research. Sports law is an optional module, which is most commonly taught in the second and third year of the LLB. It is a fast-growing subject, with student numbers averaging around 50 per year. There are also a variety of smaller markets for the textbook, including sport and leisure students, and professionals working in sports law and the wider sports industries. Issues covered in this edition include: A concise discussion of the theoretical understanding of the regulation of sport in the context of its history and culture in the UK The question of nationality, team quotas and the relationship with European employment law EU compaction law interaction with sport under articles 81/82 EU. The World Anti-Doping Agency code in the context of recent and on-going cases analysis of recent Court of Arbitration for Sport jurisprudence The increasing occurrence of ADR mechanisms in resolving sporting disputes An expanded chapter on IP law in sport using London 2012 as a case study issues around the commercialisation of sport Anti-discrimination provisions in sport Greater recourse to law for participant violence within the sporting arena

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Author:   Simon Boyes ,  Urvasi Naidoo
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
Edition:   5th New edition
ISBN:  

9781138793996


ISBN 10:   113879399
Pages:   656
Publication Date:   15 October 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Not yet available   Availability explained
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Simon Boyes is a Senior Lecturer at Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University. He teaches on Nottingham Law School's LLM Sports Law, as well as its Sports Law module on the undergraduate law programme. His primary research interests are in the self-regulatory aspects of sport and their relationship with the law. He also has an interest in the relationship between sport and the European Union. Most of his recent published work is in this area, including, `One Size Fits All? The Myth of a Homogenous European Sports Law' [2006] 1-2 International Sports Law Journal 16 and `Caught Behind or Following-On? Cricket, the European Union and the Bosman Effect ' [2005] 3 Entertainment and Sports Law Journal. Simon Gardiner is a Reader in Sports Law at Leeds Metropolitan University and Senior Research Fellow at the Asser International Sports Law Centre. His particular research interests include sports governance, racism and the construction of national identity in sport. He has published widely in a number of areas of sports law. He is co-editor of EU, Sport, Law and Policy: Regulation, Re-regulation and Representation, 2nd. ed. (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2009) (with Parrish, R & Siekmann, R.), and author of `UK Sports Law' in Blanpain, R & Hendrickx, F (eds.) International Encyclopaedia of Sports Law (The Hague: Kluwer, 2008). He is editor of the Sport and the Law Journal and on the editorial board of the International Sports Law Journal. Urvasi Naidoo is a sports lawyer who previously worked for the Salt Lake Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games 2002 in the Brand Protection Department and the International Cricket Council as their In House Lawyer. She is currently employed as the Chief Executive Officer of the International Federation of Netball Associations. She is a Trustee to Sporting Equals, the only organisation working across the UK to promote opportunities for black and ethnic minorities in sport and physical activity and sits on the Commission for the Future of Women's Sports. She has published a number of sports law articles and is a regular speaker/ guest lecturer on her specialist topics: Ambush Marketing, Brand Protection, Constitutional and Regulatory Matters, Dispute Resolution, Disciplinary Measures, Anti Corruption, Sport and Corporate Social Responsibility and Contract. Her interest in the Olympic movement saw her volunteer at Athens 2004 and Vancouver 2010 and she is down to volunteer again at London 2012. John O'Leary is a Senior Lecturer in Law and member of the International Law Unit at Anglia Ruskin University. He has written extensively and published widely in the areas of doping, stadium safety and sports contracts. He acts as a consultant to sports governing bodies, was co-author of a report on doping for the European Commission and has advised UK Anti-Doping on Legal aspects of anti-doping regulation. He is editor of Drugs and Doping in Sport: Socio-Legal Perspectives (2000, Cavendish Publishing). Roger Welch is a visiting research fellow at the University of Portsmouth. His research interests are primarily in the areas of employment law, trade unions rights and sports law, and he has published widely in these areas. His publications in sports law include: `A Snort and a Puff: Recreational Drugs and Discipline in Professional Sport', in O' Leary (ed), Drugs and Doping in Sport, (2001, Cavendish); `Player Mobility, the FIFA Transfer Rules and Freedom of Movement' International Sports Law Review, 2006; `The Contractual Dynamics of Team Stability Versus Player Mobility: Who Rules `The Beautiful Game'? Entertainment and Sports Law Journal, 2007 (with S Gardiner); `Football, Racism and the Limits of `Colour Blind' Law Revisited', in Burdsey, D. (ed), Ethnicity and Football: Persisting Debates and Emergent Issues (2011, Routledge) (with Simon Gardiner); `Bosman - There and Back Again: the Legitimacy of Playing Quotas under European Union Sports Policy', European Law Journal, 2011, (with Simon Gardiner).

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