The sociological interest and significance of the 2012 London Olympic Games

Special Issue: Sociology and the 2012 Olympic Games

From Sociology

The 2012 London Olympic Games provide an exciting focus for sociological analyses of the personal and public, local and global. This special issue of Sociology contributes timely theoretical, empirical and methodological reflections on the sociological interest and significance of this global event in both UK and comparative context. It brings together a variety of strong contributions from across the field of sociology, demonstrating the ways in which the discipline is uniquely placed in relation to understanding contemporary processes and events.

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Special Issue: Sociology and the 2012 Olympic Games
Amanda Coffey Sally Powers Tom Hall Amanda Robinson (2011). Editors’ Foreword Sociology, 45 (5), 731-732 DOI: 10.1177/0038038511418755

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