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Published: 01 February 2018

624 Pages


ISBN: 9780190309855

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Sports Law

Third Edition

David Thorpe, Antonio Buti, Chris Davies, and Paul Jonson

  • Designed to help students understand how different aspects of law interact through sport - each section begins with an introductory outline explaining the state of the law.
  • Contemporary case examples and common interest subjects (such as doping, celebrity scandal, media, sports culture etc.) appear throughout the text to ignite students' interest and help them apply their knowledge to real life situations.

New to this Edition:

  • Significant expansion on the topic of Governance in sport.
  • Topical cases including the ASADA investigation into the Essendon drug scandal.
  • Discussion on Concussion in Sport.
  • Discussion on the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code.
  • Hypothetical scenarios, encouraging students to test their knowledge in preparation for assessment.
  • Updated discussion questions.
  • Fully updated to reflect major legislative changes.

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