all ebooks in category: Olympics & Paralympics (9)

Social Unrest and American Military Bases in Turkey and Germany since 1945 (repost)
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1107019133, 1316643506 | 250 pages | PDF | 3 MB

Over the past century, the United States has created a global network of military bases. While the force structure offers protection to U.S. allies, it …

Gender Politics and the Olympic Industry
English | ISBN: 1137291141 | 2013 | 159 pages | PDF | 2 MB

This book explores how the Olympic industry has shaped hegemonic concepts of sporting masculinities and femininities for its own profit and image-making ends, examining its …

Olympism: The Global Vision: From Nationalism to Internationalism
English | ISBN: 0415425379 | 194 pages | EPUB | December 27, 2007 | 2.85 Mb

The collection starts from the premise that Olympism and the Olympic Games make sense only when they are placed within the broader national, colonial and …

The Palgrave Handbook of Olympic Studies
English | 2012 | ISBN: 0230246532 | PDF | pages: 599 | 4.7 mb

A comprehensive, state-of-the-art reference collection, bringing together an authoritative and international line-up of scholars to examine key social and political issues related to the Olympics. …

Fueled By Failure: Using Detours and Defeats to Power Progress (repost)
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1599185636 | 180 pages | EPUB | 3 MB

Fueled by Failure: Dare to Fail. Dare to Succeed. Olympian and former NFL player now thriving as a CEO and Philanthropist, Jeremy Bloom pulls at …

Sex Testing: Gender Policing in Women's Sports (Sport and Society)
English | ISBN: 0252040228, 0252081684 | May 30, 2016 | EPUB | 256 pages | 4 MB

In 1968, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) implemented sex testing for female athletes at that year's Games. When it became clear that testing regimes failed …

My Sergei
English | EPUB | 5.0 MB

The Olympic gold medalist offers a poignant, loving account of her life with her long-time partner and beloved husband, Sergei Grinkov, from their first introduction …

Securing an IT Organization through Governance, Risk Management, and Audit (Internal Audit and IT Audit) [Repost]
English | January 22, 2016 | ISBN: 1498737315 | 396 pages | PDF | 4.78 Mb

Past events have shed light on the vulnerability of mission-critical computer systems at highly sensitive levels. It has been demonstrated that common hackers can use …

Tom’s Daily Goals: Never Feel Hungry or Tired Again [Repost]
English | October 9, 2018 | ISBN: 0008281378 | 224 pages | EPUB | 11 Mb

Want to make healthy living a habit – something you do without even thinking? Tom’s Daily Goals can show you how. It’s easier than you …