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Sports Law : 2nd Edition - David Thorpe


Published: 17th September 2013
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Sports Law is also available as an e-book. Sports Law examines the various areas of law; including tort, criminal liability, contract, intellectual property, marketing, trade and competition, and the role they play in the world of Australian sport. The second edition explores topical cases, recent controversies and common interest stories in both Australian and international sport, and discussion questions throughout help students understand how the law operates in practice. Clear and engaging for a wide audience, Sports Law offers a comprehensive yet accessible analysis of the legal pitfalls faced by players, managers, administrators and supporters on and off the sporting field.   New to this edition New chapter: Corruption and Gambling in Sport examines the statutes applicable to sports gambling and corruption, the use of ???inside??? information and the prosecution of athletes who deliberately under-perform New topical cases and discussion of recent controversies in Australian and international sports Fully updated to reflect changes in legislation Updated discussion questions and references

1. Introduction2.  Organisational Structure 3. Domestic Disciplinary Tribunals 4. Violence 5. Negligence and Civil Liability 6. Specific Torts, Insurance and Risk Management 7. Corruption and Gambling in Sport 8. Doping 9. Employment 10. Agency 11. Trade and Competition 12. Intellectual Property 13. Marketing 14. Athlete Selection 15. Behavioural Misconduct 16. Discrimination 17. Children 18. Terms of a Sporting Contract

ISBN: 9780195518528
ISBN-10: 0195518527
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 592
Published: 17th September 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 17.0  x 3.2
Weight (kg): 1.08
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised