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An Economic Roadmap to the Dark Side of Sport, Volume III: Economic Crime in Sport, by Wladimir Andreff

Summary
This Palgrave Pivot forms the final part of Andreff's trilogy reviewing the economic aspects of criminal behaviour in sports. In this volume, Andreff focuses on the most economically significant manipulations jeopardising the future of current, modern, sport: rigged online sport betting and doping. The former is framed as a new business undertaken by global criminal networks linked to economic globalisation, whilst the latter discusses empirical evidence, definitions, regulations and various regional and sporting case studies. Andreff summarises by using game theory to propose a new incentive scheme that could act as a solution for addressing such criminal activity in future. Volumes I and II (available separately) address Sport Manipulations and Corruption in Sport respectively. This book will be of interest to students, researchers and journalists in sports science, sports management and sports economics
Table Of Contents
1. Global criminal networking in sport: online betting-related match-fixing -- 2. Challenging standard economics and policies -- 3. Doping: which economic crime in sport? -- 4. Moving beyond inefficient policies to combat doping -- 5. Conclusion
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
1st ed. 2019.
Physical Description
1 online resource (XV, 123 p. 2 illus.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9783030286156

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