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Author Thorpe, David (David E.), author.

Title Sports law / David Thorpe, Antonio Buti, Chris Davies,Paul Jonson.

Published South Melbourne, Victoria : Oxford University Press, [2017]

LocationUniM Law High Use 
Call No.KN 186.6 K1 THOR


Edition Third Edition.
Physical description xlii, 887 pages ; 25 cm
Notes Previously published by Oxford University Press in 2009 and 2013.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Organisational structure and governance -- Sport tribunals -- Violence -- Negligence and civil liability -- Common law torts, insurance and risk management -- Corruption and gambling in sport -- Doping -- Employment -- Agency --Trade and competition -- Intellectual property -- Marketing -- Athlete selection -- Behavioural misconduct -- Discrimination -- Children -- Terms of a sporting contract.
Summary Sport plays a large part in modern Australian society and culture. As professionalism has developed, those involved with sport, be they players, managers, administrators or supporters, are increasingly looking to the law to protect their rights and resolve their problems. This textbook examines all the various principles of law, including tort and criminal liability, taxation, contract, intellectual property and industrial relations and the role they play in the world of Australian sport.
Other author Buti, Antonio, author.
Davies, Chris, 1942- author.
Jonson, Paul, author.
Subject Athletes -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia.
Athletes -- Drug use -- Australia.
Drugs -- Law and legislation -- Australia.
Sports -- Law and legislation -- Australia.
Standard Number 40027897743
ISBN 9780190309855