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The Resource Brazil's dance with the devil : the World Cup, the Olympics, and the fight for democracy, by Dave Zirin

Brazil's dance with the devil : the World Cup, the Olympics, and the fight for democracy, by Dave Zirin

Label
Brazil's dance with the devil : the World Cup, the Olympics, and the fight for democracy
Title
Brazil's dance with the devil
Title remainder
the World Cup, the Olympics, and the fight for democracy
Statement of responsibility
by Dave Zirin
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
As the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games approach, ordinary Brazilians are holding the country's biggest protest marches in decades. Sports journalist Dave Zirin traveled to Brazil to find out why, examining how athletic mega-events turn into neoliberal Trojan horses
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zirin, Dave
Dewey number
306.483 W927Zz 2014
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV597
LC item number
.Z57 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World Cup (Soccer)
  • Olympic Games
  • Olympic Games
  • World Cup (Soccer)
  • Sports
  • Soccer
  • Soccer
  • Sports tournaments
  • Sports tournaments
  • Democracy
  • Brazil
  • Brazil
Label
Brazil's dance with the devil : the World Cup, the Olympics, and the fight for democracy, by Dave Zirin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-236) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction : finding Michael Jackson in Rio -- Brazil : "a country for everyone" -- "There is no sin below the equator" -- Oh, Lula! -- Futebol : the journey from daring to fear -- Killing Santa -- Neoliberal Trojan horses and sporting shock doctrines -- Target favelas -- "FIFA-quality schools"
Control code
sky259606136
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xi, 246 pages
Isbn
9781608463602
Lccn
bl2014021604
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map, portraits,
Label
Brazil's dance with the devil : the World Cup, the Olympics, and the fight for democracy, by Dave Zirin
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-236) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction : finding Michael Jackson in Rio -- Brazil : "a country for everyone" -- "There is no sin below the equator" -- Oh, Lula! -- Futebol : the journey from daring to fear -- Killing Santa -- Neoliberal Trojan horses and sporting shock doctrines -- Target favelas -- "FIFA-quality schools"
Control code
sky259606136
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xi, 246 pages
Isbn
9781608463602
Lccn
bl2014021604
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map, portraits,

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