Edited by Michael Barry, James Skinner and Terry Engelberg
Employment relations, much discussed in other industries, has often been neglected in professional sports despite its unique characteristics. The book aims to explore in detail the unique nature of the employment relationship in professional sports and the sport industry.
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- Research Handbook of Employment Relations in Sport
- Chapter 1: Sidelined: employment relations in professional sports
- Chapter 2: The regulation of professional football at the European Union level: towards supranational employment relations in the football industry?
- Chapter 3: Performance expectations, contracts and job security
- Chapter 4: Making sense of labor regulation in Major League Baseball: some insights from regulatory theory
- Chapter 5: Regulating player agents
- Chapter 6: The evolution of collective bargaining in sports
- Chapter 7: Arbitration, negotiation and contracts in sport
- Chapter 8: Industrial action in professional sport: strikes and lockouts
- Chapter 9: Power games: understanding the true nature of season-ending labor disputes in Major League Baseball and the National Hockey League
- Chapter 10: The game of (your) life: professional sports careers
- Chapter 11: If you want to play sport professionally, which sport should you choose?
- Chapter 12: Discrimination issues and related law
- Chapter 13: Hiding in plain sight: sexual harassment in sport
- Chapter 14: The evolution of anti-doping policy: workplace implications for athletes
- Chapter 15: Player trades, free agents and transfer policies in professional sport
- Chapter 16: Similarities and differences between competitive balance and uncertainty of outcome: a simple comparison of recent history in the NBA and NFL
- Chapter 17: Playing quotas
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