The making - and unmaking? of the Olympic corporate class

Alan Tomlinson

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This chapter tracks the political and economic dynamics shaping the contemporary political economy of the Olympics, with particular focus upon the 1970s and the 1980s and the transformation of Olympic finances; and the patterns of Olympic sponsorship into the first decade of the twentieth century.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe palgrave handbook of olympic studies
EditorsHelen Jefferson Lensky, Stephen Wagg
Place of PublicationBasingstoke, UK
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9780230246539
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012


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