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Brazil's Dance with the Devil : the World Cup, The Olympics, and the Struggle for Democracy.

Author: Dave Zirin
Publisher: Chicago : Haymarket Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The leading US commentator on the politics of sports explores the coming World Cup and beyond.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Zirin, Dave.
Brazil's Dance with the Devil : The World Cup, The Olympics, and the Struggle for Democracy.
Chicago : Haymarket Books, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dave Zirin
ISBN: 9781608464333 1608464334
OCLC Number: 1027519809
Description: 1 online resource (298 pages)
Contents: Intro --
Map of Brazil --
List of Abbreviations --
PREFACE TO THE 2016 EDITION --
INTRODUCTION TO THE 2016 EDITION --
INTRODUCTION: Finding Michael Jackson in Rio --
1. Brazil: "A Country for Everyone" --
2. "There Is No Sin Below the Equator" --
3. Oh, Lula! --
4. Futebol: The Journey from Daring to Fear --
5. Killing Santa --
6. Neoliberal Trojan Horses and Sporting Shock Doctrines --
7. Target Favelas --
Conclusion: "FIFA-Quality Schools" --
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS --
NOTES --
INDEX.

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The leading US commentator on the politics of sports explores the coming World Cup and beyond.

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