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Power, Politics, and the Olympic Games
Language: un
Pages: 315
Authors: Alfred Erich Senn
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

Traces the history of the modern Olympic games, and looks at boycotts, performance enhancing drugs, judging controversies, corporate sponsorships, and international rivalries
The Olympics at the Millennium
Language: un
Pages: 318
Authors: Kay Schaffer, Sidonie Smith
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press

Exploring the cultural politics of the Olympic Games, these essays investigate such topics as the emergence of women athletes as cultural commodities, the orchestrated spectacles of the opening and closing ceremonies, and the Gay Games. Unforgettable events and decisions are also discussed.
Power, Politics, and the Olympic Games
Language: un
Pages: 337
Authors: Alfred Eric Senn
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018 - Publisher:

The e-book format allows readers to bookmark, highlight, and take notes throughout the text. When purchased through the HK site, access to the e-book is immediately granted when your order is received.
Inside the Olympic Industry
Language: un
Pages: 216
Authors: Helen Lenskyj
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-07-14 - Publisher: SUNY Press

Analysis from the perspective of those adversely affected by the social, economic, political, and environmental impacts of hosting an Olympic Games.
Watching the Olympics
Language: un
Pages: 258
Authors: John Peter Sugden, Alan Tomlinson
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Routledge

Global sporting events involve the creation, management and mediation of cultural meanings for consumption by massive media audiences. The apotheosis of this cultural form is the Olympic Games. This challenging and provocative new book explores the Olympic spectacle, from the multi-media bidding process and the branding and imaging of the