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Author Lenskyj, Helen.

Title Olympic industry resistance : challenging Olympic power and propaganda / Helen Jefferson Lenskyj.

Publication Info. Albany : State University of New York Press, [2008]


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Description 1 online resource (viii, 182 pages).
Series SUNY series on sport, culture, and social relations
SUNY series on sport, culture, and social relations.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-173) and index.
Contents Introduction and background -- Olympic impacts and community resistance -- Rights and freedoms under threat -- Olympic impacts on bid and host cities -- Canadian Olympic wins and losses -- Olympic education -- Education through (Olympic) sport : making connections -- Olympic Education Incorporated : colonizing children's minds? -- More fallen heroes? The nude calendar phenomenon -- Social responsibility : a fourth pillar of the "Olympic movement"?
Note Print version record.
Subject Olympics -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Olympics -- Social aspects.
Mass media and sports.
Other Form: Print version: Lenskyj, Helen. Olympic industry resistance. Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2008 9780791474792 0791474798 (DLC) 2007036640 (OCoLC)171613744
ISBN 9781435658844 (electronic bk.)
1435658841 (electronic bk.)
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