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Sports Law - David Thorpe

Paperback Published: 6th February 2018
ISBN: 9780190309855
Number Of Pages: 624

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Sports Law introduces the body of law that governs all sporting activities in Australia - from the local clubs to the professional commercial leagues - examining the areas of law that apply  to sport such as tort, criminal liability, contract, intellectual property, marketing, trade, and competition. Supported by contemporary examples and discussions, the third edition explores recent events such as the ASADA investigation into the use of supplements by the Essendon Football Club, and highlights key issues of importance in sport such as concussion, gambling, governance, and doping. This text presents complex legal concepts in clear and engaging language, offering a comprehensive analysis of Australian and international sports law, and helps students understand how the law applies to sporting activities with end-of-chapter discussion questions and hypothetical scenarios.NEW TO THIS EDITIONExpanded coverage of governance and doping, including discussion of the 2015 World Anti-Doping CodeNew topical cases and discussion of recent controversies in Australian and international sportsUpdated case examples and discussion questions  to assist with assessment preparationFully updated to reflect major legislative changes

TABLE OF CASESTABLE OF STATUTESIntroductionChris DaviesOrganisational Structure and GovernancePaul JonsonSport TribunalsDavid Thorpe & Paul JonsonViolenceDavid ThorpeNegligence and Civil LiabilityDavid ThorpeCommon Law Torts, Insurance and Risk ManagementChris DaviesCorruption and Gambling in SportDavid ThorpeDopingTony Buti & David ThorpeEmploymentTony ButiAgencyTony ButiTrade and CompetitionDavid Thorpe & Chris DaviesIntellectual PropertyPaul JonsonMarketingPaul JonsonAthlete SelectionDavid ThorpeBehavioural MisconductDavid ThorpeDiscriminationTony ButiChildrenChris DaviesTerms of a Sporting ContractTony ButiINDEX

ISBN: 9780190309855
ISBN-10: 0190309857
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 624
Published: 6th February 2018
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 24.7 x 17.0  x 4.8
Weight (kg): 1.58
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised

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