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Olympic Perspectives (Hardcover)

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Historical research on the Olympic Movement is highly valuable as it displays processes of continuity and transformation by which knowledge building processes on the Olympic Movement, its structure and on Olympic sport can be expanded. The Olympic Movement can be addressed from multidisciplinary perspectives, including management, sociology, education, philosophy and history. This comprehensive collection examines the multifaceted profile of the Olympic and Paralympic Movement and presents new insights drawn from a variety of research projects. Historical and political dimensions of the Olympic and Paralympic Movement are addressed, along with educational, ethical, commercial and sociological perspectives.

This book was originally published as a special issue of The International Journal of the History of Sport.

Number of Pages: 128
Genre: Sports + Recreation
Series Title: Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: March 20, 2017
TCIN: 51991290
UPC: 9780415783804
Item Number (DPCI): 248-38-4692
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