The book is divided into five sections. The first section introduces the topic, discusses definitions of manipulation and puts everything within the context of changes in the broad market for sport. Section two deals with specific types of manipulation in professional sport. The third section focuses on how the law deals with manipulation. Section four discusses manipulation at the level of sports organisations. Finally, Section five offers some reflections, based on contributions from our various authors, on how the diverse forms of manipulation prevalent in contemporary sport should be addressed and the role of economic thinking in framing appropriate policy.
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