Discourses of Olympism

From the Sorbonne 1894 to London 2012

  • Dikaia Chatziefstathiou
  • Ian P. Henry

Part of the Global Culture and Sport book series (GCS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Dikaia Chatziefstathiou, Ian P. Henry
    Pages 1-14
  3. Dikaia Chatziefstathiou, Ian P. Henry
    Pages 15-69
  4. Dikaia Chatziefstathiou, Ian P. Henry
    Pages 70-144
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 274-305

About this book


This book evaluates the moral project of Olympism, analzying the changing value positions adopted in relation to the ideology of Olympism across the period from the 1890s to the present day. The book also analyzes discourses of Olympism concerned with youth, governance, sport for development and international relations.


fascism Governance international relations Moral Nation Sport

Authors and affiliations

  • Dikaia Chatziefstathiou
    • 1
  • Ian P. Henry
    • 2
  1. 1.Canterbury Christ Church UniversityUK
  2. 2.Loughborough UniversityUK

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