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Surveilling and securing the Olympics : from Tokyo 1964 to London 2012 and beyond

Author: Vida Bajc
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Series: Transnational crime, crime control and security.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book analyses the relationship between the Olympic Games, with its ethos of openness and collectivism, and the security concerns and surveillance technologies that are becoming increasingly  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vida Bajc
ISBN: 9780230289550 023028955X
OCLC Number: 797975178
Description: xxvi, 420 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: PART I: PROLOGUEPrologue. Olympic Surveillance as a Prelude to Securitization; Don Handelman PART II: INTRODUCTION1. The Olympic Games as Complex Planned Event: Between Uncertainty and Order Through Security Meta-Ritual; Vida Bajc 2. On Security and Surveillance in the Olympics: A View from Inside the Tent; Richard Pound PART III: CASE STUDIES3. Modernity and the Carnivalesque (Tokyo 1964); Christian Tagsold4. Repression of Protest and the Image of Progress (Mexico City 1968); Kevin B. Witherspoon5. Fear of Radical Movements and Policing the Enemy Within (Sapporo 1972); Kiyoshi Abe6. "The Most Beautiful Olympic Games that Were Ever Destroyed" (Munich 1972); Jorn Hansen7. "The Army's Presence Will Be Obvious" (Montreal 1976); Bruce Kidd8. "To Guarantee Security and Protect Social Order" (Moscow 1980); Carol Marmor-Drews9. Cross-National Intelligence Cooperation and Centralized Security Control System (Seoul 1988); Gwang Ok and Kyoung Ho Park10. Platform for Local Political Expression and Resolution (Barcelona 1992); Stephen Essex11. Audience-Spectator-Performer Interactions (Lillehammer 1994); Ingrid Rudie12. National Special Security Event (Salt Lake City 2002); Sean P. Varano, George Burruss, Jr. and Scott H. Decker13. Asymmetric Power Relations (Athens 2004); Anastassia Tsoukala14. The Spatialities of Security and Control (Turin 2006); Alberto Vanolo15. People's Olympics? (Beijing 2008); Gladys Pak Lei Chong, Jeroen de Kloet and Zeng Guohua16. Promoting 'Civility', Excluding the Poor (Vancouver 2010); Jacqueline Kennelly17. Public-Private Global Security Assemblages (London 2012); Joseph R. Bongiovi
Series Title: Transnational crime, crime control and security.
Responsibility: edited by Vida Bajc.

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