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Description - Sports Law by David Thorpe

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

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195518528
ISBN-10: 0195518527
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 170mm x 32mm)
Pages: 592
Imprint: OUP Australia and New Zealand
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Publish Date: 17-Sep-2013
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - David Thorpe

David Thorpe is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of Technology, Sydney. Antonio Buti is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Law, University of Western Australia. Chris Davies is an Associate Professor, School of Law, James Cook University. Saul Fridman is an Associate Professor at the School of Law, Curtin University. Paul Jonson is the Director of the Academic Programme, Sport Knowledge Australia and Associate Professor, School of Leisure, Sports and Tourism, University of Technology, Sydney.

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