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Olympic Games and the Environment

ISBN-10: 0230228615

ISBN-13: 9780230228610

Edition: 2013

Authors: John Karamichas

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List price: $64.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Limited
Publication date: 1/11/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 242
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

GRAEME HAYESnbsp;Senior Lecturer and Director of French Studies at Aston University, UK. He has previously published Environmental Protest and the State in France .nbsp; JOHN KARAMICHASnbsp;Lecturer in Sociology at Queen's University, Belfast, UK. He has recently published articles on environmental politics and policy in the Journal of Modern Greek Studies , South European Society and Politics , European Environment , Human Ecology Review , and Environmental Politics .

List of Figures and Tables
Preface and Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
The Olympic Games: A Quintessentially Modern Project
The Environmental Issue: Opposing Modernity and Progress
Environmental Concern and Environmental Sociology: Parallel Developments
Reflexive Modernization: Connecting the Environment with Modernity and Modernization
The Greening of the Games
Olympic Games and Ecological Modernization: Sydney, Athens and Beijing
London 2012: Evaluating the Prospects
Concluding Remarks
Notes
Bibliography
Index