Olympic studies : current intellectual crossroads

DaCosta, Lamartine

Rio de Janeiro : Gama Filho, 2002

ISBN: 9788574440347

Ch. 1 : Olympic legacy or post-olympism ? Ch. 2 : The aporetic nature of olympism : sport for all or sport for heroes ? Ch. 3 : Questioning olympism : pluralism, multiculturalism or what else ? Ch. 4 : Anchoring olympism in eurhythmics : equilibrium between extremes or conflict-resolution balance ? Ch. 5 : Searching the optimum dimensions for the Games : gigantism or sustainability ? Ch. 6 :... Plus

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    Ch. 1 : Olympic legacy or post-olympism ? Ch. 2 : The aporetic nature of olympism : sport for all or sport for heroes ? Ch. 3 : Questioning olympism : pluralism, multiculturalism or what else ? Ch. 4 : Anchoring olympism in eurhythmics : equilibrium between extremes or conflict-resolution balance ? Ch. 5 : Searching the optimum dimensions for the Games : gigantism or sustainability ? Ch. 6 : Olympic globalization in history : sport geopolitics or IOC power politics ? Ch. 7 : On olympic commercialization : marketing for business or social responsible marketing ? Ch. 8 : Dialogue : mega-events technology versus olympic anthropology Ch. 9 : Towards an olympic epistemology : sport sciences or theory of sustainable sport ? Ch. 10 : Visioning an olympic culture : philosophical and aesthetic foundations v. theatrical mass representation Ch. 11 : An inquiry on IOC crises : lack of ethics or overestimated pragmatism ? Ch. 12 : Olympic multiculturalism : proclaimed universal values v. cultural relativism Ch. 13 : Olympic education : sameness versus otherness in multicultural approaches Ch. 14 : The olympic scholar : intellectual purity or direct participation Ch. 15 : The female olympian : tradition v. innovation in the quest for inclusion Ch. 16 : The olympic athlete : hero or mediator ?