The Best Olympics Ever?: Social Impacts of Sydney 2000
Despite International Olympic Committee president Juan Antonio Samarach’s proclaiming the Sydney 2000 Olympics as the “best ever,” the truth of the matter is much less one-sided. In The Best Olympics Ever? Helen Jefferson Lenskyj discloses what the Sydney 2000 Olympic industry suppressed: the real costs and impacts.
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Best Olympics Ever?, The: Social Impacts of Sydney 2000
Helen Jefferson Lenskyj
Limited preview - 2012
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