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Politics and Sport: An Incompatible Duo

Publié le 1 juin, 2008 | Pas de commentaires
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Politics and Sport: An Incompatible Duo

With time running down to the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, international political pressure has increased on China to assume accountability for its poor human rights record, domestically and abroad. While the media contemplates the appropriateness of sport and politics as bedfellows, a more pertinent question should be whether the symbolic actions taken in the […]