Historical and contemporary issues in Olympic studies : proceedings of the Conference held by the University of Johannesburg and the Olympic Studies Centre of the German Sport University Cologne in Johannesburg, 30 November - 2 December 2015 / ed. by Cora Burnett... [et al.]

Burnett, Cora

Edited by University of Johannesburg. Johannesburg - 2015

This book is a collection of papers presented at the academic conference "Historical and contemporary issues in Olympic studies", held at the University of Johannesburg (South Africa), 30 November - 2 December 2015. The book is divided into four parts, which are indicative of the themes of the conference : "Olympic education, values and culture", "Governance of Olympic sport : actors, developments and trends", "Contemporary challenges of the Olympic Movement" and "The Olympic Movement in Africa". The contributors are academics and experts in the field of Olympic studies and the variety of their approaches contribute to the ever more frequent discussions on the state of the Olympic Movement.

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