Monthly Archives: December 2011

Olympics Edition of Sociology

In October 2011, SAGE publishing dedicated the edition of their Sociology journal to the topic of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. This timely edition covers topics from sociological approaches to the spectacle of the games, to questions around … Continue reading

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New Publication – The Olympic Juggernaut hits Rio de Janeiro: is there a compelling new story?

We are pleased to publish a new piece about Rio’s Olympic developments and urban informality, by Maulik Bansal. “On October 1, 2009, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that the Summer Olympic Games 2016 will be hosted by Rio de … Continue reading

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