£
Advanced Introduction to Global Sports Law

Paperback

Advanced Introduction to Global Sports Law

9781789905113 Edward Elgar Publishing
Stephen F. Ross, Professor of Law, Pennsylvania State University, US
Publication Date: February 2021 ISBN: 978 1 78990 511 3 Extent: c 160 pp
Stephen F. Ross presents this succinct introduction to key topics of law specific to sports, comparing approaches to sports law across the globe, with particular focus on the United States, Europe, and common law jurisdictions. Contrasting the profit-maximizing approach of North American leagues with the global integrated approach of professional sports governed by national and international governing boards, the book offers a novel model for the latter.

Request print inspection copy

Copyright & permissions

Recommend to librarian

Your Details

Privacy Policy

Librarian Details

Download leaflet

Print page

More Information
Critical Acclaim
More Information
Elgar Advanced Introductions are stimulating and thoughtful introductions to major fields in the social sciences, business and law, expertly written by the world’s leading scholars. Designed to be accessible yet rigorous, they offer concise and lucid surveys of the substantive and policy issues associated with discrete subject areas.

Stephen F. Ross presents this succinct introduction to key topics of law specific to sports, comparing approaches to sports law across the globe, with particular focus on the United States, Europe, and common law jurisdictions. Contrasting the profit-maximizing approach of North American leagues with the global integrated approach of professional sports governed by national and international governing boards, the book offers a novel model for the latter.

Key features include:

• an exploration of how law facilitates or impairs revenue generation through contract, intellectual property, and other doctrines
• an insight into remedies for player contract breaches
• examination of the widespread use of arbitration in the resolution of sports law disputes
• analysis of competition law and human rights law as the principal external legal constraints on sporting entities.

This Advanced Introduction will be a useful resource for scholars and advanced students of sports law. It will also be beneficial for sports lawyers and practitioners, as well as those in the fields of global and transnational law.
Critical Acclaim
‘Sport is typically fast-moving, vivid and colourful. Governance in sport is by contrast typically conservative and resistant to change. In this book Steve Ross, one of the world’s foremost sports law scholars, explains the disruptive potential of the law in generating innovation. His insights, underpinned by astute comparative expertise, are normatively ambitious and reveal the sensitivities raised by the interplay of sport’s economic and non-economic dimensions.’
–Stephen Weatherill, University of Oxford, UK
eBook
$19.96
eISBN: 978 1 78990 510 6

Latest publications

My Cart