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The Olympics, Tamara L. Roleff, book editor

Label
The Olympics
Title
The Olympics
Statement of responsibility
Tamara L. Roleff, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
Presents articles both supporting and opposing issues relating to the Olympics, including commercialization of the Olympics, the use of performance enhancing drugs, and disabled athletes competing in the games
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
293044
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
796.48
Index
index present
LC call number
GV721.5
LC item number
.O3927 2009
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 10
  • 12
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
At issue sports
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The Olympics, Tamara L. Roleff, book editor
Link
https://goldcoast.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://link.galegroup.com/apps/pub/2RUU/OVIC?sid=kbart?&u=gold_coast_cc
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 107-112) and index
Contents
  • Organizers are making an effort to downplay commercialization at the Olympics
  • Associated Press
  • The Olympics are too politicized
  • Colman McCarthy
  • The Olympics have always been politicized
  • Dave Zirin
  • The Olympics should not be politicized
  • Ross Terrill
  • The selection of China to host the Olympics may lead to change
  • Marie-Anne Toy
  • The 2008 Olympics in China should be boycotted
  • The choice of Beijing as host will not open up the country to democracy
  • Arch Puddington
  • The Olympics should not allow performance-enhancing drugs
  • Runner's world
  • The rules against performance-enhancing drugs are arbitrary
  • William Saletan
  • Some performance-enhancing drugs should be legalized
  • Bengt Kayser, Alexandre Mauron, and Andy Miah
  • There should be a minimum age for some Olympic sports
  • Nancy Rust
  • Sam Leith
  • A minimum age for some Olympic sports is unfair
  • Sharron Davies
  • Transgendered athletes should be allowed to compete
  • Alison Carlson
  • Transgendered athletes have an unfair advantage
  • Barbara Amiel
  • The Olympics should allow a disabled athlete to compete
  • David Meller
  • The disabled athlete has an unfair advantage
  • Amby Burfoot
  • The 2008 Olympics in China should not be boycotted
  • Tim Rutten
  • Past Olympic boycotts have hurt only athletes
  • Christine Brennan
  • The Olympics have become too commercialized
  • Simon Black
Control code
OCM1ssj0001074861
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9780737741162
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008028526
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001074861
Label
The Olympics, Tamara L. Roleff, book editor
Link
https://goldcoast.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://link.galegroup.com/apps/pub/2RUU/OVIC?sid=kbart?&u=gold_coast_cc
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 107-112) and index
Contents
  • Organizers are making an effort to downplay commercialization at the Olympics
  • Associated Press
  • The Olympics are too politicized
  • Colman McCarthy
  • The Olympics have always been politicized
  • Dave Zirin
  • The Olympics should not be politicized
  • Ross Terrill
  • The selection of China to host the Olympics may lead to change
  • Marie-Anne Toy
  • The 2008 Olympics in China should be boycotted
  • The choice of Beijing as host will not open up the country to democracy
  • Arch Puddington
  • The Olympics should not allow performance-enhancing drugs
  • Runner's world
  • The rules against performance-enhancing drugs are arbitrary
  • William Saletan
  • Some performance-enhancing drugs should be legalized
  • Bengt Kayser, Alexandre Mauron, and Andy Miah
  • There should be a minimum age for some Olympic sports
  • Nancy Rust
  • Sam Leith
  • A minimum age for some Olympic sports is unfair
  • Sharron Davies
  • Transgendered athletes should be allowed to compete
  • Alison Carlson
  • Transgendered athletes have an unfair advantage
  • Barbara Amiel
  • The Olympics should allow a disabled athlete to compete
  • David Meller
  • The disabled athlete has an unfair advantage
  • Amby Burfoot
  • The 2008 Olympics in China should not be boycotted
  • Tim Rutten
  • Past Olympic boycotts have hurt only athletes
  • Christine Brennan
  • The Olympics have become too commercialized
  • Simon Black
Control code
OCM1ssj0001074861
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9780737741162
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008028526
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001074861

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