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Recommended resource: social science and the Olympics

February 18, 2011 855

Sport and Society: summer Olympics and Paralympics through the lens of socialscience

Great Site created by the British library to highlight resources relating to the 2012 games. Focuses on social science discussion of the games and its legacy Topics covered include gender, media coverage and sociology. For example see the sociology section

The Site has links to some full text articles and reports on the subject plus the option to search the British Library catalogue for further references to content there is also information on the project to web archive key internet resource srelating to 2012. This growing collection can be viewed online

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