Routledge Online Studies on the Olympic and Paralympic Games (ROSO)
A unique platform publishing scholarly research, stimulating new knowledge and supporting the learning legacy of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
What makes Olympic and Paralympic research relevant and interesting is the quality of the connections that researchers, students, authors, educators, policy-makers and professionals make with each other. Routledge Online Studies on the Olympic and Paralympic Games (ROSO) will facilitate this dialog.
ROSO contains Olympic and Paralympic content from over 1,000 book chapters and journal articles including Handbooks and major reference works on themes including the media, education, gender, politics, governance, management, law, business, ethics, legacies, the environment, disability sport, athletic performance and history. Routledge has commissioned over 40 new journal special issues across disciplines on Olympic and Paralympic Studies that will be revealed on our innovative platform.
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In the first forty or so years following its revival at the end of the nineteenth century, the burdens placed on cities hosting a modern Olympic Games were relatively modest. However, as the Games have grown in size and stature, morphing from a small-scale summer festival into an intensively...
Published June 18th 2012 by Routledge
Series: Europa Politics of ... series
The Politics of the Olympics: A Survey provides information on and analysis of the relationship between politics and the Olympic Games. It is argued and demonstrated throughout the book that sport and politics have been and are intimately connected and nowhere is this relationship more...
Published April 21st 2010 by Routledge