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The Resource China's great leap : the Beijing games and Olympian human rights challenges, [edited by] Minky Worden ; with contributions from Joseph Amon ... [et al.]

China's great leap : the Beijing games and Olympian human rights challenges, [edited by] Minky Worden ; with contributions from Joseph Amon ... [et al.]

Label
China's great leap : the Beijing games and Olympian human rights challenges
Title
China's great leap
Title remainder
the Beijing games and Olympian human rights challenges
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Minky Worden ; with contributions from Joseph Amon ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Worden, Minky
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Olympic Games
  • Olympics
  • Human rights
  • Civil rights
Label
China's great leap : the Beijing games and Olympian human rights challenges, [edited by] Minky Worden ; with contributions from Joseph Amon ... [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-317) and index
Contents
  • Ch. 2.
  • From Mao to Now: Three Tumultuous Decades
  • Frank Ching
  • Ch. 3.
  • The Promise of a "People's Olympics"
  • Sharon K. Hom
  • Ch. 4.
  • The Ghosts of Olympics Past
  • Dave Zirin
  • Ch. 5.
  • Map of China
  • Olympian Changes: Seoul and Beijing
  • Richard Pound
  • Pt. II.
  • Human Rights Abuses Exposed in the Olympic Flame
  • Ch. 6.
  • Five Olympic Rings, Thousands of Handcuffs
  • Wang Dan
  • Ch. 7.
  • Physical Strength, Moral Poverty
  • Jimmy Lai
  • Introduction: A Lever for Change in China
  • Ch. 8.
  • A Gold Medal in Media Censorship
  • Phelim Kine
  • Ch. 9.
  • High Hurdles to Health in China
  • Joseph Amon
  • Ch. 10.
  • Worship Beyond the Gods of Victory
  • Mickey Spiegel
  • Ch. 11.
  • Nicholas Kristof
  • A Slow March to Legal Reform
  • Jerome Cohen
  • Pt. III.
  • Polluted Air, Unclean Business Practices
  • Ch. 12.
  • Building the New Beijing: So Much Work, So Little Time
  • Mei Fong
  • Ch. 13.
  • China's Olympic Dream, No Workers' Paradise
  • Han Dongfang and Geoffrey Crothall
  • Pt. I.
  • Photo Essay: Migrant Workers Race the Clock
  • Kadir Van Lohuizen
  • Ch. 14.
  • The Race for Profits
  • Arvind Ganesan
  • Ch. 15.
  • China and the Spielberg Effect
  • R. Scott Greathead
  • Ch. 16.
  • A Marathon Challenge to Improve China's Image
  • Recent Chinese History and the Olympic Context
  • John Kamm
  • Ch. 17.
  • Clearing the Air
  • Christine Loh
  • Pt. IV.
  • The Political Backdrop of the Beijing Games
  • Ch. 18.
  • Modern Games, Old Chinese Communist Party
  • Bao Tong
  • Ch. 19.
  • Ch. 1.
  • Democracy with Chinese Characteristics
  • Martin Lee
  • Ch. 20.
  • Authoritarianism in the Light of the Olympic Flame
  • Liu Xiaobo
  • Ch. 21.
  • Dragons Win: The Beijing Games and Chinese Nationalism
  • Emily Parker
  • Ch. 22.
  • Challenges for a "Responsible Power"
  • Overview: China's Race for Reform
  • Sophie Richardson
  • Ch. 23.
  • A Dual Approach to Rights Reform
  • Kenneth Roth
  • Minky Worden
Control code
12074581
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Seven Stories Press 1st ed
Extent
303 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781583228432
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008008867
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn182529159
  • (OCoLC)182529159
  • 12074581
  • (BNAtoc) 2008008867
Label
China's great leap : the Beijing games and Olympian human rights challenges, [edited by] Minky Worden ; with contributions from Joseph Amon ... [et al.]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-317) and index
Contents
  • Ch. 2.
  • From Mao to Now: Three Tumultuous Decades
  • Frank Ching
  • Ch. 3.
  • The Promise of a "People's Olympics"
  • Sharon K. Hom
  • Ch. 4.
  • The Ghosts of Olympics Past
  • Dave Zirin
  • Ch. 5.
  • Map of China
  • Olympian Changes: Seoul and Beijing
  • Richard Pound
  • Pt. II.
  • Human Rights Abuses Exposed in the Olympic Flame
  • Ch. 6.
  • Five Olympic Rings, Thousands of Handcuffs
  • Wang Dan
  • Ch. 7.
  • Physical Strength, Moral Poverty
  • Jimmy Lai
  • Introduction: A Lever for Change in China
  • Ch. 8.
  • A Gold Medal in Media Censorship
  • Phelim Kine
  • Ch. 9.
  • High Hurdles to Health in China
  • Joseph Amon
  • Ch. 10.
  • Worship Beyond the Gods of Victory
  • Mickey Spiegel
  • Ch. 11.
  • Nicholas Kristof
  • A Slow March to Legal Reform
  • Jerome Cohen
  • Pt. III.
  • Polluted Air, Unclean Business Practices
  • Ch. 12.
  • Building the New Beijing: So Much Work, So Little Time
  • Mei Fong
  • Ch. 13.
  • China's Olympic Dream, No Workers' Paradise
  • Han Dongfang and Geoffrey Crothall
  • Pt. I.
  • Photo Essay: Migrant Workers Race the Clock
  • Kadir Van Lohuizen
  • Ch. 14.
  • The Race for Profits
  • Arvind Ganesan
  • Ch. 15.
  • China and the Spielberg Effect
  • R. Scott Greathead
  • Ch. 16.
  • A Marathon Challenge to Improve China's Image
  • Recent Chinese History and the Olympic Context
  • John Kamm
  • Ch. 17.
  • Clearing the Air
  • Christine Loh
  • Pt. IV.
  • The Political Backdrop of the Beijing Games
  • Ch. 18.
  • Modern Games, Old Chinese Communist Party
  • Bao Tong
  • Ch. 19.
  • Ch. 1.
  • Democracy with Chinese Characteristics
  • Martin Lee
  • Ch. 20.
  • Authoritarianism in the Light of the Olympic Flame
  • Liu Xiaobo
  • Ch. 21.
  • Dragons Win: The Beijing Games and Chinese Nationalism
  • Emily Parker
  • Ch. 22.
  • Challenges for a "Responsible Power"
  • Overview: China's Race for Reform
  • Sophie Richardson
  • Ch. 23.
  • A Dual Approach to Rights Reform
  • Kenneth Roth
  • Minky Worden
Control code
12074581
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Seven Stories Press 1st ed
Extent
303 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781583228432
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008008867
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn182529159
  • (OCoLC)182529159
  • 12074581
  • (BNAtoc) 2008008867

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