The International Politics Of Sport In The Twentieth Century

The International Politics Of Sport In The Twentieth Century

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by Professor Jim Riordan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0419211608

ISBN-13: 9780419211600

Pub. Date: 04/08/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

There is no better time to take a look back at the political events of the past 100 years as seen through the eyes of sport and sports people. Ten key international authorities in their respective fields lead you through the most important political elements of contemporary sport.
This book is the first of its kind. It provides a wide ranging perspective

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There is no better time to take a look back at the political events of the past 100 years as seen through the eyes of sport and sports people. Ten key international authorities in their respective fields lead you through the most important political elements of contemporary sport.
This book is the first of its kind. It provides a wide ranging perspective through time and place and will be an invaluable tool for students studying sport from an historical and political perspective, and also for those who have a general interest in sport at its interface with politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780419211600
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/08/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Part 1: The unfinished symphony. A History of the Olympic Games from. Coubertin to Samaranch. FIFA. The impact of communism on sport. Strength through joy. The culture of consent under fascism, nazism and Francoism. Religion and Sport. The worker sports movement. Part 2: Women in sport and society. The rise of black athletes in the USA. Disability sport. The homosexual and homoerotic in sport. Sport and terrorism. Sport in South Africa. Index.

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