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Olympic Games as Performance and Public Event
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: Arne Martin Klausen
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

Discusses how the winter games related to Norwegian culture and ethos
Surveilling and Securing the Olympics
Language: en
Pages: 420
Authors: Vida Bajc
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-29 - Publisher: Springer

This book analyses the relationship between the Olympic Games, with its ethos of openness and collectivism, and the security concerns and surveillance technologies that are becoming increasingly prevalent in the organisation of public events.
National Identity and Global Sports Events
Language: en
Pages: 253
Authors: Alan Tomlinson, Christopher Young
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

Explains why cities dig deep in their pockets to host the Olympics and countries breed teams for success on the world soccer stage.
The Olympic Games and Cultural Policy
Language: en
Pages: 286
Authors: Beatriz Garcia
Categories: SPORTS & RECREATION
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Routledge

This book explores how cultural policies are reflected in the design, management and promotion of the Olympic Games. Garcia examines the concept and evolution of cultural policies throughout the recent history of the Olympic Games and then specifically evaluates the cultural program of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. She argues
Olympic Event Organization
Language: en
Pages: 206
Authors: Eleni Theodoraki
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-08-31 - Publisher: Routledge

Olympic Event Organization is the first text to address a number of important questions in contemporary mega-event management: Which organizations are involved in the Olympic Movement and in what capacity? What are the interorganizational flows of authority and finance between them? How is work grouped, in what unit sizes, how