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Routledge Handbook of the Olympic and Paralympic Games

Edited by: Dikaia Chatziefstathiou , Borja García , Benoit Séguin

Print publication date:  July  2020
Online publication date:  July  2020

Print ISBN: 9781138341173
eBook ISBN: 9780429440311
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9780429440311
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Book description

This handbook offers an important and timely contribution to the interdisciplinary field of Olympic studies. It brings together for the first time in a single volume a complete analysis of current and future economic, commercial, socio-political, cultural and governance challenges facing both the Olympic and Paralympic Games, their athletes and institutions.

The book presents new research and broad surveys exploring pressing debates, challenges and possible solutions surrounding the modern Olympic and Paralympic Games, across diverse socioeconomic and political contexts. Featuring chapters written by leading scholars, athletes and administrators from a range of disciplines and backgrounds, the handbook is divided into four main areas: athletes, business, governance and socio-cultural issues within the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Examining key themes, theories and new emerging issues within the field, the book offers expert insights into every major topic related to the Olympic and Paralympic Games, including doping, integrity, athletes? rights, culture, nationality, sponsorship, branding, governance, sports policy and law, marketing, social media, technology, e-sports, politics, ethics, international relations, legacy and impact.

The only up-to-date handbook to reflect the true breadth and depth of this international field of research, the Routledge Handbook of the Olympic and Paralympic Games is a landmark publication for all students and scholars of sport studies, as well as those working in sport business, media, event management and administration, economics, marketing, management, politics, Olympic studies and cultural studies. It is also an important resource for sport management practitioners and sports officials.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Dual career Download PDF
Chapter  2:  How a system of judicial precedent may help the rights of athletes before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)  Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Disability, classification and the Paralympics Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Women Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex athletes in the Olympic and Paralympic Games Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Sport and nationality at the Olympic and Paralympic Games Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Olympic values Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Paralympic brand governance Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Sponsoring the Paralympic Games and breaking barriers Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Olympic broadcast rights Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Activation of Olympic and Paralympic sponsorship Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Legal aspects of the Olympics and ambush marketing Download PDF
Chapter  13:  The evolving #rule40 of the Olympic Charter Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Towards a shared Olympic responsibility Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Esports in the Olympic and Paralympic Games Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Organizing the Olympic Games Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Referendums at Olympic Games Download PDF
Chapter  18:  The composition of the IOC Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Changing parasport landscape and the evolution of the International Paralympic Committee governance Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Organisational change campaigns of the Olympic movement Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Sleeping with an elephant Download PDF
Chapter  22:  The autonomy of the Olympic and sport movement Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Political autonomy and control of national Olympic committees Download PDF
Chapter  24:  The changing attitude of the IOC and the IPC towards WADA and the governance of anti-doping Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Board renewal and good governance in the Olympic movement Download PDF
Chapter  26:  The relationship between the IOC and international sport federations Download PDF
Chapter  27:  The governance of the Court of Arbitration for Sport Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Theory and social science-based research in scholarship around the Paralympic Games Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Olympic and Paralympic Games and human rights Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Sport for Development and Peace Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Home advantage in the Olympic and Paralympic Games Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Debating the future of Olympic and Paralympic legacy Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Can health-related legacies through physical activity and sport be delivered by the Olympic and Paralympic Games? Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Olympic and Paralympic impacts in non-host city regions Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Legacies beyond the Olympic and Paralympic Games Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Arts and culture in the Olympic and Paralympic Games Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Olympic and Paralympic Games education programmes Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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