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Sports and Safety Management - Steve Frosdick

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Sport and Safety Management is a comprehensive and practical handbook for all involved with the safe management of sporting events.

Disasters such as Hillsborough have concentrated managers' minds on public safety and crowd control at all major events. Sport and Safety Management provides necessary advice and guidance for all such managers. Contributions from leading academics and practitioners in the sports management field, bring together all the strands of research, best practice and advice for managing the safety of all sports stadia.
Sport and Safety Management is ideal for practitioners, planners and all those studying or interested in the subject. Whilst focusing on the British experience, this book is an essential source of learning for the international world of public assembly facilities management.
Steve Frosdick is a company director and a Visiting Fellow at the University of Bradford Management Centre. He is a Member of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management and an Associate Member of the Football Safety Officers' Association.
Lynne Walley is an academic lawyer with interests in criminal law and juvenile offending. She is the Deputy Head of the Centre for Public Services Management and Research at Staffordshire University.
Only European title on safety management in this area
Each section has been contributed to by leading academics and practitioners in the sports management field
Thorough use of case studies to illustrate clearly the issues raised

Industry Reviews

'I was interested to read Steve Frosdick and Lynne Walley's recent book on Sport and Safety Management. I feel sure it will be a useful reference tool for all those involved in sports grounds safety.' Tony Banks MP, Minister for Sport

Prefacep. vii
About the contributorsp. ix
Acknowledgementsp. xv
Forewordp. xvii
Introductionp. 1
Beyond football hooliganismp. 3
The failure of 'legislation by crisis'p. 11
Accountabilityp. 31
Risk as blamep. 33
The changing face of criminal liabilityp. 41
Who is liable? - a police perspectivep. 56
The origins and role of the Football Licensing Authorityp. 68
Theoryp. 83
Waiting for the next one: Management attitudes to safety in the UK football industryp. 85
Understanding cultural complexityp. 108
Cultural complexity in the British stadia safety industryp. 115
Safety cultures in British sports groundsp. 136
Practicep. 155
Designing for safetyp. 157
Safety risks in stadia and sports groundsp. 172
Crowd risks in sports groundsp. 186
Risky businessp. 201
The evolution of safety management and stewarding at football groundsp. 209
Playing away in Europep. 221
Policing Euro '96p. 239
Visionp. 253
The strategic development of sports safety managementp. 255
Managing risk in public assembly facilitiesp. 273
How are we doing? where are we going?p. 283
Useful addressesp. 292
Indexp. 307
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ISBN: 9780750643511
ISBN-10: 075064351X
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 12th October 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 19.05  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.73
Edition Number: 1