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A Campaign of Truth

Toby C. Rider

in Cold War Games: Propaganda, the Olympics, and U.S. Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040238
eISBN:
9780252098451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040238.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter demonstrates how U.S. information officers devised plans to showcase the friendliness and sportsmanship of the U.S. Olympic team and encouraged private businesses to make the hosting ... More


Rules, Rulers, and the “Right Kind” of Competition

Jaime Schultz

in Qualifying Times: Points of Change in U.S. Women's Sport

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038167
eISBN:
9780252095962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038167.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter discusses how women physical educators began to reevaluate their collective position against intercollegiate, commercial, and hypercompetitive sports for their students. Particular ... More


The Bravado of the Black Mecca and Blackness Abroad: Andrew Young and Black International Citizenship

Maurice J. Hobson

in The Legend of the Black Mecca: Politics and Class in the Making of Modern Atlanta

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635354
eISBN:
9781469635378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635354.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter Four focuses on Atlanta’s rise as a global black city and the idea of black global citizenship through foreign and domestic policies as seen through U.S. Presidents, from John F. Kennedy to ... More


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