The Palgrave Handbook of Olympic Studies

  • Helen Jefferson Lenskyj
  • Stephen Wagg

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Helen Jefferson Lenskyj, Stephen Wagg
    Pages 1-12
  3. The Modern Olympics: Pre-History

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Dikaia Chatziefstathiou
      Pages 26-40
  4. The Olympics: Case Studies

  5. The Olympics: Disciplines

  6. The Olympics: Social and Political Issues

  7. The Olympics: For and Against

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 549-549
    2. Ian Henry
      Pages 551-569
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 580-592

About this book


A comprehensive, state-of-the-art reference collection, bringing together an authoritative and international line-up of scholars to examine key social and political issues related to the Olympics. An essential, 'one-stop' volume for a wide range of academics, students and researchers.        


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Editors and affiliations

  • Helen Jefferson Lenskyj
    • 1
  • Stephen Wagg
    • 2
  1. 1.University of TorontoCanada
  2. 2.Leeds Metropolitan UniversityUK

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