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The Beijing Olympiad, China's Human Rights Record and Western Orientalism

The Beijing Olympiad: The Political Economy of a Sporting Mega-Event, Paul Close, David Askew, Xu Xin.
Routledge, 2006, ISBN-13: 978-0415357012


Olympic Dreams: The Impact of Mega-Events on Local Politics

Matthew J. Burbank, Gregory Andranovich, Charles H. Heying,
Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2001, ISBN: 978-1-55587-991-4, pb

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The Economics of Staging the Olympics, A Comparison of the Games 1972-2008

Holger Preuss (Professor of Sport Economics and Sportmanagement, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Germany and member of Research Team Olympia), Edward Elgar, 2004, ISBN pbk 1 8 4376 893 3.


The Best Olympics Ever?: Social impacts of Sydney 2000

Helen Jefferson Lenskyj, 2002, SUNY, ISBN pbk 0 7914 5473 8.


Mega-Events and Modernity, Olympics and Expos in the Growth of Global Culture

Maurice Roche, 2000, Routledge, ISBN pbk 0 415 15711 0.


Inside the Olympic Industry, Power, Politics and Activism

Helen Jefferson Lenskyj, 2000, State University of New York Press, ISBN pbk 0 7914 4756 1.


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