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

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.        


environment Image law media Nation neoliberalism New Media politics revolution television

Editors and affiliations

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

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-31965-7
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-36746-3
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