Tag Archives: Olympics

Is sport above human rights?

Issue: Sport on trial From Index on Censorship Should Syrian delegates be allowed to attend the London Olympics? Should high-profile sporting events take place in countries where free expression is repeatedly crushed? As sport and politics collide, this issue of … Continue reading

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The Olympic Legacy: London 2012 – Lawrence Waterman

Have a listen to the latest in a series of podcasts from Perspectives in Public Health where Lawrence Waterman, guest Editor of the March issue of the journal talks about the Olympic Legacy. Lawrence Waterman, Head of Health & Safety … Continue reading

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Coming soon: interview with Lawrence Waterman

The March issue of Perspectives in Public Health is a special issue on the Olympic Legacy. Later this week, London based Marketing Manager Marianne Gill will be interviewing Lawrence Waterman (pictured left), Head of Health & Safety for the Olympic … Continue reading

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From Olympic massacre to the Olympic Stress Syndrome

From International Review for the Sociology of Sport The first in our series of articles highlighting various aspects of Olympic Games to celebrate the countdown to 2012 this article considers how the development over the last 40 years of anti-terrorism … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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