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Author Lenskyj, Helen.

Title The best Olympics ever? : social impacts of Sydney 2000 / Helen Jefferson Lenskyj.

Publication Info. Albany : State University of New York Press, [2002]


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Description 1 online resource (x, 262 pages).
Series SUNY series, sport, culture, and social relations
SUNY series on sport, culture, and social relations.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-256) and index.
Contents The mass media: Olympic industry boosters and critics -- Police, protest, and Olympic legislation: "you've got to keep the buggers under control" -- Black and White Australia: reconciliation and Sydney 2000 -- "You can't share the spirit if you can't pay the rent": housing and homelessness in the Olympic City -- Olympic values, impacts, and issues: the real legacy -- Productive partnerships: corporatized Universities meet the Olympic industry -- " I'm not against the Olympics, but ... ": local and global resistance -- Bondi Beach volleyball stadium: the battlers lose the beach -- September 2000 in Melbourne and Sydney: democracy at risk.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Summary Cet ouvrage, provocateur et stimulant, examine différents aspects des JO de Sydney 2000 sous un oeil critique : quels impacts sociaux et coûts réels? Une analyse sociologique qui prend le contrepied des rapports officiels. Annexes.
Note Print version record.
Subject Olympic Games (27th : 2000 : Sydney, N.S.W.)
Olympic Games. (OCoLC)fst01408249
Jeux olympiques d'été. 27 2000 Sydney.
Olympische Spiele.
Olympics -- Social aspects -- Australia -- History.
Olympics -- Economic aspects -- Australia -- History.
Olympics -- Economic aspects. (OCoLC)fst01045589
Olympics -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01045608
Australia. (OCoLC)fst01204543
Olympische Spiele -- Sydney (2000)
Olympische Spiele -- Soziologie.
Sozioökonomischer Wandel.
Indexed Term Sydney Olympische Spiele Australien Sozioökonomischer Wandel
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Lenskyj, Helen. Best Olympics ever?. Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2002 0791454738 0791454746 (DLC) 2001055121 (OCoLC)48397457
ISBN 0585478635 (electronic bk.)
9780585478630 (electronic bk.)
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