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Contents Introduction Monroe E. Price I. Defining Beijing 2008: Whose World, What Dream? “One World, Different Dreams”: The Contest to Define the Beijing Olympics Jacques deLisle Olympic Values, Beijing's Olympic Games, and the Universal Market Alan Tomlinson On Seizing the Olympic Platform Monroe E. Price II. Precedents and Perspectives The Public Diplomacy of the Modern Olympic Games and China's Soft Power Strategy Nicholas J. Cull “A Very Natural Choice”: The Construction of Beijing as an Olympic City during the Bid Period Heidi Østbø Haugen Dreams and Nightmares: History and U.S. Visions of the Beijing Games Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom The Fragility of Asian National Identity in the Olympic Games Sandra Collins Journalism and the Beijing Olympics: Liminality with Chinese Characteristics Briar Smith III. Theaters of Representation “All Under Heaven”—Megaspace in Beijing Carolyn Marvin From Athens to Beijing: The Closing Ceremony and Olympic Television Broadcast Narratives Christopher Kennett and Miquel de Moragas New Technologies, New Narratives Lee Humphreys and Christopher J. Finlay Embracing Wushu: Globalization and Cultural Diversification of the Olympic Movement Hai Ren “We Are the Media”: Nonaccredited Media and Citizen Journalists at the Olympic Games Andy Miah, Beatriz García, and Tian Zhihui Definition, Equivocation, Accumulation, and Anticipation: American Media's Ideological Reading of China's Olympic Games Sonja K. Foss and Barbara J. Walkosz IV. Conclusion Toward the Future: The New Olympic Internationalism Christopher J. Finlay Beyond Media Events: Disenchantment, Derailment, Disruption Daniel Dayan Author Biographies Index ...

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ISBN
9780472024506
Related ISBN
9780472050321
MARC Record
OCLC
868194684
Pages
424
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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