Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)
Library,Documentation and Information Science Division

“A research journal serves that narrow

borderland which separates the known from the unknown”

-P.C.Mahalanobis


Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Olympic industry resistance [electronic resource] : challenging Olympic power and propaganda / Helen Jefferson Lenskyj.

By: Lenskyj, Helen.
Material type: TextTextSeries: SUNY series on sport, culture, and social relations: Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, c2008Description: 1 online resource (viii, 182 p.).ISBN: 9781435658844 (electronic bk.); 1435658841 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Olympics -- Moral and ethical aspects | Olympics -- Social aspects | Mass media and sports | SPORTS & RECREATION -- OlympicsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Olympic industry resistance.DDC classification: 796.48 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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 Inc. : colonizing children's minds? -- More fallen heroes? The nude calendar phenomenon -- Social responsibility : a fourth pillar of the "Olympic movement"?
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
No physical items for this record

Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-173) and index.

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 Inc. : colonizing children's minds? -- More fallen heroes? The nude calendar phenomenon -- Social responsibility : a fourth pillar of the "Olympic movement"?

Description based on print version record.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.
Library, Documentation and Information Science Division, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 B T Road, Kolkata 700108, INDIA
Phone no. 91-33-2575 2100, Fax no. 91-33-2578 1412, ksatpathy@isical.ac.in


Visitor Counter