The Olympic Games: A Social Science Perspective (Google eBook)

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CABI, Nov 8, 2007 - Sports & Recreation - 368 pages
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Contents

Studying the Olympic Games
1
2 The Ancient Olympics and their Relevance to the Modern Games
9
3 The Revival of the Olympic Games
26
4 The Modern Olympic Phenomenon
41
5 Politics Nationalism and the Olympic Movement
84
6 The Economics and Financing of the Games
121
7 The Olympics and the Mass Media
145
8 Doping and the Olympics
168
9 Women and the Olympic Games
194
10 Case Studies of the Summer Olympic Games
222
11 The Future of the Olympic Games
274
Websites Films Videos CDs DVDs
288
References
291
Index
330
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