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International sporting events and human rights : does the host nation play fair?

Author: Zack Bowersox
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2019]
Series: Lexington research in sports, politics, and international relations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This work tests the relationship between international sporting events and human rights. It finds that hosts are sensitive to the increased attention their position brings and are more likely to then behave themselves"--
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bowersox, Zack, author.
International sporting events and human rights
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2018]
(DLC) 2018047308
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zack Bowersox
ISBN: 9781498562188 1498562183
OCLC Number: 1048935612
Description: xxiv, 203 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Sport in society --
Sport and the international system --
International organization and sport --
Human rights and international sporting events --
Expressive rights and international sporting events --
International sporting events and human trafficking --
Women's rights and international sporting events --
ISOs and human rights.
Series Title: Lexington research in sports, politics, and international relations.
Responsibility: Zack Bowersox.

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