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The Resource Watching the Olympics : politics, power and representation, edited by John Sugden and Alan Tomlinson

Watching the Olympics : politics, power and representation, edited by John Sugden and Alan Tomlinson

Label
Watching the Olympics : politics, power and representation
Title
Watching the Olympics
Title remainder
politics, power and representation
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Sugden and Alan Tomlinson
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
With particular focus on the London Games in 2012, this book casts a critical eye over the bidding process, Olympic finance, promises of legacy and development, and the consequences of hosting the Games for the civil rights and liberties of those living in their shadow. No other book has ever offered closer scrutiny of the inner workings of Olympism's political and economic network, and therefore this book is indispensable reading for any student or researcher with an interest in the Olympics, the cultural, political and economic impact of sport, or sporting mega-events
Dewey number
796.48
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Sugden, John Peter
  • Tomlinson, Alan
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  • Jeux olympiques
  • Olympische Spiele
  • Olympics
  • Olympics
  • Olympics
  • Mass media and sports
Label
Watching the Olympics : politics, power and representation, edited by John Sugden and Alan Tomlinson
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Lording it: London and the getting of the Games / Alan Tomlinson -- The ideals of the founding father: mythologized, evolved or betrayed? / Lincoln Allison -- The promise of Olympism / Graham McFee -- The Olympics as sovereign subject maker / Thomas F. Carter -- The technicolor Olympics? Race, representation and the 2012 London Games / Daniel Burdsey -- Youth sport and London's 2012 Olympic legacy / Marc Keech -- Doping and the Olympics: rights, responsibilities and accountabilities (watching the athletes) / Barrie Houlihan -- The Olympic documentary and the 'spirit of Olympism' / Ian McDonald -- Torchlight temptations: hosting the Olympics and the global gaze / David Rowe and Jim McKay -- Taste, ambiguity and the Cultural Olympiad / Shane Collins and Catherine Palmer -- Sex watch: surveying women's sexed and gendered bodies at the Olympics / Jayne Caudwell -- Children of a lesser God: Paralympics and high-performance sport / P. David Howe -- The Olympic Movement, action sports, and the search for Generation Y / Holly Thorpe and Belinda Wheaton -- Team GB, the bards of Britishness and a disunited kingdom / Mark Perryman -- The view from the pressbox: rose-tinted spectacle? / Rob Steen -- Watched by the games: surveillance and security at the Olympics / John Sugden -- Afterword. 'No other anything ... ': the Olympic Games yesterday and today / John Sugden and Alan Tomlinson
Control code
ocn794002203
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 258 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203852200
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other control number
9786613639035
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794002203
Label
Watching the Olympics : politics, power and representation, edited by John Sugden and Alan Tomlinson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Lording it: London and the getting of the Games / Alan Tomlinson -- The ideals of the founding father: mythologized, evolved or betrayed? / Lincoln Allison -- The promise of Olympism / Graham McFee -- The Olympics as sovereign subject maker / Thomas F. Carter -- The technicolor Olympics? Race, representation and the 2012 London Games / Daniel Burdsey -- Youth sport and London's 2012 Olympic legacy / Marc Keech -- Doping and the Olympics: rights, responsibilities and accountabilities (watching the athletes) / Barrie Houlihan -- The Olympic documentary and the 'spirit of Olympism' / Ian McDonald -- Torchlight temptations: hosting the Olympics and the global gaze / David Rowe and Jim McKay -- Taste, ambiguity and the Cultural Olympiad / Shane Collins and Catherine Palmer -- Sex watch: surveying women's sexed and gendered bodies at the Olympics / Jayne Caudwell -- Children of a lesser God: Paralympics and high-performance sport / P. David Howe -- The Olympic Movement, action sports, and the search for Generation Y / Holly Thorpe and Belinda Wheaton -- Team GB, the bards of Britishness and a disunited kingdom / Mark Perryman -- The view from the pressbox: rose-tinted spectacle? / Rob Steen -- Watched by the games: surveillance and security at the Olympics / John Sugden -- Afterword. 'No other anything ... ': the Olympic Games yesterday and today / John Sugden and Alan Tomlinson
Control code
ocn794002203
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 258 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203852200
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other control number
9786613639035
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794002203

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