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American Baseball and the Global Labor Market

Charles A. Santo

Charles A. Santo, PhD, is assistant professor of city and regional planning at the University of Memphis in Tennessee. He also serves as coordinator of the Planning Innovations Technology Lab. In addition to having taught courses on sport and public policy, he has published many peer-reviewed articles on the relationship between sport, economic development, and urban public policy. He has been invited to share his research at regional, national, and international conferences. Dr. Santo is a member of the Urban Affairs Association. He earned a PhD in urban studies from Portland State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sport and Public Policy : Social, Political, and Economic Perspectives

Human Kinetics, 2011

Ebook

3

...Although professional baseball is inherently tied to nostalgic conceptions of American culture, two points must be made clear about our national pastime: It has long been a business as well as a pastime, and it is a transnational endeavor...

Cities, Stadiums, and Subsidies

Charles A. Santo

Charles A. Santo, PhD, is assistant professor of city and regional planning at the University of Memphis in Tennessee. He also serves as coordinator of the Planning Innovations Technology Lab. In addition to having taught courses on sport and public policy, he has published many peer-reviewed articles on the relationship between sport, economic development, and urban public policy. He has been invited to share his research at regional, national, and international conferences. Dr. Santo is a member of the Urban Affairs Association. He earned a PhD in urban studies from Portland State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sport and Public Policy : Social, Political, and Economic Perspectives

Human Kinetics, 2011

Ebook

4

... cases examined by Johnson and Whitehead limits the applicability of their findings to more typical stadium investment decisions. This conclusion does not, however, limit the applicability of the methodology. Santo (2007) used a similar...

Economic Impact of Sport Stadiums, Teams, and Events

Charles A. Santo

Charles A. Santo, PhD, is assistant professor of city and regional planning at the University of Memphis in Tennessee. He also serves as coordinator of the Planning Innovations Technology Lab. In addition to having taught courses on sport and public policy, he has published many peer-reviewed articles on the relationship between sport, economic development, and urban public policy. He has been invited to share his research at regional, national, and international conferences. Dr. Santo is a member of the Urban Affairs Association. He earned a PhD in urban studies from Portland State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sport and Public Policy : Social, Political, and Economic Perspectives

Human Kinetics, 2011

Ebook

3

...From the X-Games to the Olympic Games, from bush league ballparks to state-of-the-art major-league stadiums, governments spend large amounts of public money to lure sporting events or host teams. This chapter begins an exploration of public...

Political Economy of the Olympic Games

Sport and Public Policy : Social, Political, and Economic Perspectives

Human Kinetics, 2011

Ebook

1

...Dedicated to the memory of Neslihan Girginkoc, basketballer, runner, and discus thrower back in the day, 1956-2007.In a new economy that actively seeks leisure and consumption investment and spending, sport is no longer just about athletic...