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Title The Olympics at the millennium : power, politics, and the games / edited by Kay Schaffer and Sidonie Smith.

Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2000.


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Description xi, 318 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-297) and index.
Contents Games at the millennium / Kay Schaffer, Sidonie Smith -- Olympics in retrospect : winners, losers, racism, and the Olympic ideal / Cynthia Nadalin -- Honor restored : Jim Thorpe's Olympic medals / Trace A. DeMeyer -- Jewish athletes and the "Nazi Olympics" / Allen Guttmann, Heather Kestner, George Eisen -- Racing with race at the Olympics : from Negro to Black to African American athlete / C. Keith Harrison -- "We showed the world the Nordic way" : skiing, Norwegians, and the winter Olympic games in the 1920s / E. John B. Allen -- Men of the game / Toby Miller -- Girls of summer : social contexts for the "Year of the Woman" at the '96 Olympics / Leslie Heywood -- Women's sports : coming of age in the third millennium / Donna A. Lopiano -- One chromosome too many? / Cheryl L. Cole -- Gay games : creating our own sports culture / Vikki Krane and Jennifer Waldron -- Carrying the torch for whom? Symbolic power and Olympic ceremony / Alan Tomlinson -- Whose ceremony is it anyway? Indigenous and Olympic interests in the festival of the dreaming / Lisa Meekison -- Who's sorry now? Drugs, sports, and the media toward 2000 / Andrea Mitchell, Helen Yeates -- Olympics of the everyday / Kay Schaffer, Sidonie Smith -- Terrorism, "killing events," and their audience : fear of crime at the 2000 Olympics / John Tulloch -- Olympic branding of aborigines : the 2000 Olympic games and Australia's indigenous peoples / Darren J. Godwell -- Bidding for the Olympics : site selection and Sydney 2000 / Ian Jobling -- Sports for all? The politics of funding, nationalism, and the quest for gold / Lynn Embrey.
Subject Olympics -- Social aspects.
Olympics -- History.
Added Author Schaffer, Kay, 1945-
Smith, Sidonie.
ISBN 0813528208 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0813528194 (cloth : alk. paper)

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