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National Identity and Global Sports Events : Culture, Politics, and Spectacle in the Olympics and the Football World Cup.

Author/Creator:
Tomlinson, Alan.
Publication:
Ithaca : State University of New York Press, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (256 pages)
Series:
SUNY Series on Sport, Culture, and Social Relations Ser.
SUNY Series on Sport, Culture, and Social Relations Ser.
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Subjects:
Nationalism and sports-History.
Sports and globalization-History.
Sports-Social aspects-Cross-cultural studies.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Explains why cities dig deep in their pockets to host the Olympics and countries breed teams for success on the world soccer stage.
Contents:
Intro
National Identity and Global Sports Events
Contents
Acknowledgments
1. Culture, Politics, and Spectacle in the Global Sports Event-An Introduction by Alan Tomlinson and Christopher Young
2. The Theory of Spectacle: Reviewing Olympic Ethnography by John J. MacAloon
3. Italy 1934: Football and Fascism by Robert S. C. Gordon and John London
4. Berlin 1936: The Most Controversial Olympics by Allen Guttmann
5. England 1966: Traditional and Modern? by Tony Mason
6. Mexico City 1968: Sombreros and Skyscrapers by Claire and Keith Brewster
7. Munich 1972: Re-presenting the Nation by Christopher Young
8. Argentina 1978: Military Nationalism, Football Essentialism, and Moral Ambivalence by Eduardo P. Archetti
9. Moscow 1980: Stalinism or Good, Clean Fun? by Robert Edelman
10. Los Angeles 1984 and 1932: Commercializing the American Dream by Alan Tomlinson
11. Barcelona 1992: Evaluating the Olympic Legacy by Christopher Kennett and Miquel de Moragas
12. Sydney 2000: Sociality and Spatiality in Global Media Events by David Rowe and Deborah Stevenson
13. Korea and Japan 2002: Public Space and Popular Celebration by Soon-Hee Whang
Contributors
Index
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Contributor:
Young, Christopher.
Other format:
Print version: Tomlinson, Alan National Identity and Global Sports Events
ISBN:
9780791482483
9780791466155
OCLC:
923407606