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    Inside the Olympic Industry: Power, Politics, and Activism (Suny Series on Sport, Culture, and Social Relations (Paperback)) (Paperback) By (author) Helen Jefferson Lenskyj, Foreword by Varda Burstyn

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    DescriptionIn a startling expose of the Olympic industry, Helen Jefferson Lenskyj goes beyond the media hype of international goodwill and spirited competition to uncover a darker side of the global games. She reports on the pre- and post-Olympic impacts from recent host cities, bribery investigations and their outcomes, grassroots resistance movements, and the role of the mass media in the controversy. A highly accessible book about a complex subject that touches the hearts of sports fan everywhere, Inside the Olympic Industry is a must-read, behind-the-scenes look at the politics surrounding the choice of Sydney, Australia as host city of the 2000 Summer Olympic games.


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    Title
    Inside the Olympic Industry
    Subtitle
    Power, Politics, and Activism
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Helen Jefferson Lenskyj, Foreword by Varda Burstyn
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 238
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780791447567
    ISBN 10: 0791447561
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.0
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1MBF
    BIC E4L: SPO
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJPR
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 760
    DC21: 796.48
    Libri: I-SR
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: JH, WSBB
    BISAC V2.8: SPO000000
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24410
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    DC22: 796.48
    BISAC V2.8: SPO026000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SPO058000, SPO022000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: GV721.5 .L42 2000
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: JH, SCBB
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3MPQZ
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1MBF
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    State University of New York Press
    Imprint name
    State University of New York Press
    Publication date
    01 August 2000
    Publication City/Country
    Albany, NY