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Olympic exclusions : youth, poverty and social legacies

Author: Jacqueline Kennelly
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2016.
Series: Routledge critical studies in sport.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st editionView all editions and formats

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Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2015049339
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Kennelly
ISBN: 9781317337010 1317337018 9781317337003 131733700X 9781317336990 1317336992
OCLC Number: 953131021
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction: These Games are for Who? Olympic claims to help the young and the poor 1. Modernizing Aspirations and Legitimation Rationales: Why the Olympics claims to help the young and the poor 2. Olympic Housing Legacies in Vancouver: Clearing the streets with short-term shelters 3. Olympic Housing Legacies in London: Gentrification and displacement of working class communities 4. Olympic Employment Legacies in Vancouver and London: Gender inequality, precarious jobs and low wages 5. Policing and Security in Vancouver: Making the city look good when the world is watching 6. Policing and Security in London: Dispersal orders, racial profiling and protecting tourists Conclusion: These Games are Not For You: Olympic promises, Olympic legacies and marginalized youth in Olympic cities
Series Title: Routledge critical studies in sport.
Responsibility: Jacqueline Kennelly.


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'In Olympic Exclusions: Youth, Poverty, and Social Legacies Jacqueline Kennelly focuses on those in the Olympic city who all too often are ignored. Zeroing in on marginalized populations-youth, the Read more...

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