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Title The Olympics [electronic resource] / Tamara L. Roleff, book editor.

Imprint Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Opposing Viewpoints E-Book  Electronic Resource    ---  Available
Series At issue sports
At issue. Sports.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 107-112) and index.
Contents The 2008 Olympics in China should be boycotted / Sam Leith -- The 2008 Olympics in China should not be boycotted / Tim Rutten -- Past Olympic boycotts have hurt only athletes / Christine Brennan -- The Olympics have become too commercialized / Simon Black -- Organizers are making an effort to downplay commercialization at the Olympics / Associated Press -- The Olympics are too politicized / Colman McCarthy -- The Olympics have always been politicized / Dave Zirin -- The Olympics should not be politicized / Ross Terrill -- The selection of China to host the Olympics may lead to change / Marie-Anne Toy -- The choice of Beijing as host will not open up the country to democracy / Arch Puddington -- The Olympics should not allow performance-enhancing drugs / Runner's world -- The rules against performance-enhancing drugs are arbitrary / William Saletan -- Some performance-enhancing drugs should be legalized / Bengt Kayser, Alexandre Mauron, and Andy Miah -- There should be a minimum age for some Olympic sports / Nancy Rust -- A minimum age for some Olympic sports is unfair / Sharron Davies -- Transgendered athletes should be allowed to compete / Alison Carlson -- Transgendered athletes have an unfair advantage / Barbara Amiel -- The Olympics should allow a disabled athlete to compete / David Meller -- The disabled athlete has an unfair advantage / Amby Burfoot.
Access Access limited to licensed institutions.
Subject Olympic Games (29th : 2008 : Beijing, China)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Roleff, Tamara L., 1959-
ISBN 9780737741162 (hardcover)
0737741163 (hardcover)
9780737741179 (pbk.)
0737741171 (pbk.)

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