Inside the Olympic Industry

Power, Politics, and Activism

Author: Helen Lenskyj

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9780791447550

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 216

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Analysis from the perspective of those adversely affected by the social, economic, political, and environmental impacts of hosting an Olympic Games.
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Olympic Industry Resistance

Challenging Olympic Power and Propaganda

Author: Helen Jefferson Lenskyj

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 0791478114

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 190

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A critical look at the Olympics in the postbribery, post-9/11 era, particularly at consequences for host cities and so-called “Olympic education” for schoolchildren.
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Best Olympics Ever?, The

Social Impacts of Sydney 2000

Author: Helen Lenskyj

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 0791488101

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 262

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Uses the Sydney Olympics as a prism through which to explore recent Olympic scandals, media coverage, reform efforts, and controversies.
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Out of Play

Critical Essays on Gender and Sport

Author: Michael A. Messner

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 227

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A revealing look at gender issues in contemporary sport.
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