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The Resource Five ring circus : myths and realities of the Olympic games, Christopher A. Shaw

Five ring circus : myths and realities of the Olympic games, Christopher A. Shaw

Label
Five ring circus : myths and realities of the Olympic games
Title
Five ring circus
Title remainder
myths and realities of the Olympic games
Statement of responsibility
Christopher A. Shaw
Title variation
Myths and realities of the Olympic games
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Shaw, Christopher A.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • International Olympic Committee
  • Olympic Winter Games
  • Olympics
  • Olympics
  • Olympics
  • Olympics
  • Olympics
  • Olympics
Label
Five ring circus : myths and realities of the Olympic games, Christopher A. Shaw
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Pt. 1. The First Ring: The Cult of the Olympics, Vancouver 2010 and the Opposition -- 1. Jack Poole's Smile -- 2. Saying No to 2010: The Fledgling Opposition to the 2010 Games -- 3. "Our Time to Shine" -- 4. "The Games Are Ours" ... and We Do Mean Ours, Not Yours -- Pt. 2. The Second Ring: The Hidden History of the Olympic Games -- 5. "Higher, Faster, Stronger": The Myth of the Olympic Games and the Hidden History of the IOC -- 6. No Games Without a Scandal ... or Two ... or More -- Pt. 3. The Third Ring: It All Starts with Real Estate -- 7. VANOC: The Slick New Face of Vancouver's Games -- 8. Johnny Furlong's Privateers -- 9. Kevin Falcon's Two Trenches -- Pt. 4. The Fourth Ring: Olympic Myths and Realities -- 10. Selling the Olympics with Journalism "Lite" -- 11. "Owning the Podium," or What's in It for Me? -- 12. Selling Snow to Eskimos, or Cookie Cutters Make Cookies -- 13. Olympic Economic Cleansing and Gentrification -- 14. "Imagineering" Security -- 15. The Desolate Realities of the "Greenest Games Ever" -- Pt. 5. The Fifth Ring: Resistance to the Olympics -- 16. Breaking the Rings -- 17. No Games! A Citizen's Manual of Resistance to the Olympics -- Epilogue: The View from 2008 to 2010 and Beyond
Control code
12133135
Isbn
9780865715929
Isbn Type
(pbk. : acid-free paper)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn182529392
  • (OCoLC)182529392
  • 12133135
  • (BNAtoc)V4N15799
Label
Five ring circus : myths and realities of the Olympic games, Christopher A. Shaw
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Pt. 1. The First Ring: The Cult of the Olympics, Vancouver 2010 and the Opposition -- 1. Jack Poole's Smile -- 2. Saying No to 2010: The Fledgling Opposition to the 2010 Games -- 3. "Our Time to Shine" -- 4. "The Games Are Ours" ... and We Do Mean Ours, Not Yours -- Pt. 2. The Second Ring: The Hidden History of the Olympic Games -- 5. "Higher, Faster, Stronger": The Myth of the Olympic Games and the Hidden History of the IOC -- 6. No Games Without a Scandal ... or Two ... or More -- Pt. 3. The Third Ring: It All Starts with Real Estate -- 7. VANOC: The Slick New Face of Vancouver's Games -- 8. Johnny Furlong's Privateers -- 9. Kevin Falcon's Two Trenches -- Pt. 4. The Fourth Ring: Olympic Myths and Realities -- 10. Selling the Olympics with Journalism "Lite" -- 11. "Owning the Podium," or What's in It for Me? -- 12. Selling Snow to Eskimos, or Cookie Cutters Make Cookies -- 13. Olympic Economic Cleansing and Gentrification -- 14. "Imagineering" Security -- 15. The Desolate Realities of the "Greenest Games Ever" -- Pt. 5. The Fifth Ring: Resistance to the Olympics -- 16. Breaking the Rings -- 17. No Games! A Citizen's Manual of Resistance to the Olympics -- Epilogue: The View from 2008 to 2010 and Beyond
Control code
12133135
Isbn
9780865715929
Isbn Type
(pbk. : acid-free paper)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn182529392
  • (OCoLC)182529392
  • 12133135
  • (BNAtoc)V4N15799

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