International Diplomacy and the Olympic Movement: The New Mediators

International Diplomacy and the Olympic Movement: The New Mediators

by Aaron Beacom

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349316793
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2012
Series: Global Culture and Sport Series
Edition description: 1st ed. 2012
Pages: 313
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

AARON BEACOM Senior Lecturer in Sport Policy and Programme Leader for the MA in Applied Sport Development at University College Plymouth St. Mark and St. John, UK. He has previously published Sport and International Development (with R. Levermore). His current research relates to the international development of disability sport.

Table of Contents

List of Tables Preface Introduction PART I International Diplomacy and the Olympic Movement Olympic Diplomacy: The IOC as Diplomatic Actor Mediation Through Impairment – Diplomacy and Paralympism International Diplomacy and the Olympic Bid International Diplomacy and the Olympic Boycott PART II Athens to Melbourne: British Olympic Diplomacy During the Formative Years From Rome to Athens: Foreign Relations and Olympic Diplomacy 2008: Re-aligning Power Relations – Beijing and Olympic Diplomacy New Challenges for Olympic Diplomacy: International Discourse and the 2012 London Games Perspectives on the Future of Olympic and Paralympic Diplomacy Bibliography Appendices Annex Endnotes

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