Handbooks

Cashman, Richard and Anthony Hughes ed. (1999), Staging the Olympics. The Event and its Impact, Sydney: UNSW Press.

Girginov, Vassil and Jim Parry (2005), The Olympic Games Explained. A Student Guide to the Evolution of the Modern Olympic Games, New York: Routledge.

Mallon, Bill and Jeroen Heijmans (2011), Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement, Lanham: The Scarecrow Press.

Miah, Andy and Beatrix Garcia (2012), The Olympics. The Basics, New York: Routledge.

Toohey, K. and A.J. Veal (2007), The Olympic Games. A Social Science Perspective, Cambridge: CAB International.

Young, Keving and Kevin B. Wamsley ed. (2005), Global Olympics. Historical and sociological studies of the Modern Games, Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Nationalism

Billings, Andrew C., Kenon A. Brown and Natalie A. Brown (2013), “5,535 Hours of Impact: Effects of Olympic Media on Nationalism Attitudes”, Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 57:4, pp. 579-595.

Espy, Richard (1981), The Politics of the Olympic Games: With an Epilogue, 1976-1980, California: University of California Press.

Giulianotti, Richard and Susan Brownell (2012), “Olympic and World sport: making transnational society?”, The British Journal of Sociology, 63:2, pp. 199-215.

Preuss, Holger and Karsten Liese eds. (2011), Internationalism in the Olympic Movement. Idea and Reality between Nations, Cultures, and People, Munchen: VS Research.

Roche, Maurice (2002), “The Olympics and ‘Global Citizenship’”, Citizenship Studies, 6:2, PP. 165-181.

Schiller, Kay and Christopher Young (2010), The 1972 Munich Olympics and the Making of Modern Germany, Berkely: University of California Press.

Sport Sociological Analysis

Ball, Donald W. (1972), “Olympic Games Competition: Structural Correlates of National Success”, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 13, pp. 186-200.

Bernard, Andrew B. en Meghan R. Busse (2000), “Who Wins the Olympic Games: Economic Development and Medal Totals”, Working Paper, accessed March 17 2016.

Butter, Frank A.G. den en Caspar M. van der Tak (1995), “Olympic Medals as an Indicator for Social Welfare”, Social Indicators Research, 35, pp. 27-37.

Johnson, Daniel K.N. and Ayfer Ali (2002), “A Tale of Two Seasons: Participation and Medal Counts at the Summer and Winter Olympic Games”, working paper, Massachussets: Departement of Economics Wellesly College.

Kuper, Gerard and Elmer Sterken (2001), “Olympic Participation and Performance since 1896”, SSRN Electronic Journal, februari.

Lui, Hon-Kwong and Wing Suen (2008), “Men, Money, and Medals: An Econometric Analysis of the Olympic Games”, Pacific Economic Review, 13:1, pp. 1-16.

Tcha, Moonjoong (2004), “The Color of Medals. An Economic Analysis of the Eastern and Western Blocs’ Performance in the Olympics”, Journal of Sports Economics, 5:4, pp. 311-328.

Tcha, Moonjoong and Vitaly Pershin (2003), “Reconsidering Performance at the Summer Olympics and Revealed Comperative Advantage”, Journal of Sports Economics, 4:3, pp. 216-239.

Wenn, Stephen R. (2014), “Peter Ueberroth’s Legacy: How the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics Changed the Trajectory of the Olympic Movement”, The International Journal of the History of Sport, 32:1, pp. 157-171.

Economics

Hoog, Michiel de (2015), “Waarom de Olympische Spelen al sinds 1896 alleen verliezers kennen”, De Correspondent, 29 Juli.

Pruess, Holger (2010), Economic Dimension of the Olympic Games. University Lecture on the Olympics, Barcelona: Centre d’Estudis Olimpics,  accessed March 23, 2016.

Zarnowski, C. Frank, “A Look at Olympic Costs”, pp. 16-32.

Zimbalist, Andrew (2015), Circus Maximus. The Economic Gamble Behind Hosting the Olympics and the World Cup, Washington D.C.: Brookings Institution Press.

Media

Alkemeyer, Thomas and Alfred Richartz, (1993), “The Olympic Games: From Ceremony to Show”, Olympika, The International Journal of Olympic Studies, 2, pp. 79-89.

Billings, Andrew C. (2008), Olympic Media. Inside the biggest show on television, London: Routledge.

Dahlquist, Marina (2014), The International Journal of the History of Sport, 31:5, pp. 588-599.

Dyreson, Mark (2015), “Global Television and the Transformation of the Olympics: The 1984 Los Angeles Games”, The International Journal of the History of Sport, 32:1, pp. 172-184.

Haynes, Richard (2010), “The BBC, Austerity and Broadcasting the 1948 Olympic Games”, The International Journal of the History of Sport, 27:6, pp. 1025-1042.

Hutchins, Brett and David Rowe (2009), “From Broadcast Scarcity to Digital Plentitude. The Changing Dynamics of the Media Sport Content Economy”, Television & New Media, 10:4, pp. 354-370.

Liang, Limin (2013), “Television, technology and creativity in the production of a sport mega event”, Media, Culture & Society, 35:4, pp. 472-488.

Maguire, Joseph, Katie Butler, Sarah Barnard and Peter Golding (2008), “Olympism and Consumption: An Analysis of Advertising in the British Media Coverage of the 2004 Athens Olympic Games”, Sociology of Sport Journal, 25, pp. 167-186.

Marshall, P. David, Becky Walker and Nicholas Russo (2010), “Mediating the Olympics”, Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, 16:3, pp. 263-278.

McKernan, Luke (2011), “Rituals and Records: the Films of the 1924 and 1928 Olympic Games”, European Review, 19:4, pp. 563-577.

Slater, John (?), “Changing Partners: The Relationship Between the Mass Media and the Olympic Games”, Global and Cultural Critique: Problematizing the Olympic Games, pp. 49-67.

Ward, Bill, Horst Seifart, Aldo Riccomi, et al. (1998), “Television in the Olympic Games. The New Era”, publicatie naar aanleiding van het International  Symposium Lausanne 1998, Lausanne: International Olympic Committee.

Young, Christopher (2005), “When Pierre Met Adolf? The Olympic Games in the Age of Technical Reproduction”, Paper presented to the Conference on Globalization and Sport in Historical Context, San Diego: University of California.

Alaszkiewicz, Richard K. and Thomas L. McPhail (1986), “Olympic Television Rights”, Int. Rev. For Soc. of Sport, 21, pp. 211-226.

“Landmarks in the History of the Media and the Olympics”, Sport & Society. The Summer Olympics and Paralympics through the lens of social science,  accessed March 23, 2016.

IOC (2008), Marketing Media Guide, accessed March 23, 2016.

Pena, Emilio Fernández, Berta Cerezuela, eds. (2009), An Olympic Mosaic. Multidisciplinary Research and Dissemination of Olympic Studies, Barcelona: Centre d’Estudis Olimpics Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona,  accessed March 23, 2016.

Rivenburgh, Nancy K. (2010), The Olympic Games, Media and the Challenges of Global Image Making, Barcelona: Centre d’Estudis Olimpics Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, accessed March 23 2016.

Billings, Andrew C. (2010), Through the Minds of Billions: Identity Construction in the Ultimate Megasporting Event, Barcelona: Centre d’Estudis Olimpics Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, accessed March 23 2016.

Women

Elsas, Louis J., Arne Ljungqvist, et al (2000), “Gender Verification of female athletes”, Genetics in Medicine, 2:4, pp. 249-254.

Heggie, Vanessa (2010), “Testing sex and gender in sports; Reinventing, reimagining and reconstructing histories”, Endeavour, 34:4, pp. 157-163.

Lennartz, Karl, “Two women ran the marathon in 1896” [?].

Wamsley, Kevin B. and Gertrud Pfister, ‘Olympic Men and Women: The Politics of Gender in the Modern Games, in Keving Young, Keving Wamsley (eds), Global Olympics. Historical and Sociological Studies of the Modern Games, Amsterdam: Elsevier.

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Schaffer, Amanda, ‘Gender Games. The Olympics has a new way to test whether athletes are men or women. Is it fair?’, Slate 25 July 2012,  accessed 28 January 2016.
IOC (2012), “Regulations on Female Hyperandrogenism”, accessed March 23, 2016.

Doping

Beamish, Rob and Ian Ritchie (2006), Fastest, Highest, Strongest. A Critique of High-Performance Sport, Londen: Routledge.

Kremenik, Michael, Sho Onodera et al. (2006), “A Historical Timeline of Doping in the Olympics (Part 1 1896-1968)”, in Kawasaki Journal of Medical Welfare, 12:1, pp. 19-28.

Ritchie, Ian (2011), “Before and After 1968: Reconsidering the Introduction of Drug Testing in the Olympic Games”, in Stephen Wagg ed., Myths and Milestones in the History of Sport, London: Palgrave Macmillan.

IOC (2014), “Factsheet. The Fight against Doping and Promotion of Athletes’ Health”, accessed March 23, 2016.

Marketing

Payne, Michael (2006), Olympic Turnaround. How the Olympic Games Stepped Back from the Brink of Extinction to Become the World’s Best Known Brand, London: Praeger.

IOC (2011), “Olympic Movement Marketing History, Research and Reference Olympic Studies Centre, accessed March 23, 2016.

IOC (2012), “Guideline Regarding Authorised Identifications”, accessed March 23 2016.

IOC (2012), Olympic Marketing Fact File, accessed March 23, 2016. IOC (2015), Olympic Marketing Fact File, accessed March 23, 2016.

IOC (2016), “Guideline Regarding Authorised Identifications”,  accessed March 23, 2016.

Puig, Josep Maria (2010), Olympic Marketing: Historical Overview, Barcelona: Centre d’Estudis Olimpics Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, accessed March 23, 2016.

Race

Brownell, Susan, ed. (2008), The 1904 Anthropology Days and Olympic Games. Sport, Race and American Imperialism, Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Bass, Amy (2002), Not the Triumph but the Struggle. The 1968 Olympics and the Making of the Black Athlete,  Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Entine, Jon (2000), Why Black Athletes Dominate Black Spots and Why We’re Afraid to Talk About It, New York: Public Affairs.

Forsyth, Janice and Kevin B. Wamsley, ‘Symbols without substance: Aboriginal peoples and the Illusions of Olympic Ceremonies’, Kevin Young, Kevin Wamsley (eds), Global Olympics, pp. 227.

'Angry Christie makes racism claim’, BBC News 19 June 2008, accessed 28 January, 2016.

Chalmers, Robert (2008), ‘The Champion that Time Forgot: Why do we find it so hard to love Daley Thompson’, The Independent, July 27 2009, accessed 18 December 2015.

Hugh Muir, ‘Show a red card to racism’, The Guardian 26 september 2007, accessed 28 January 2016.

Lookyer, Bridget, “Minority black Olympic Athletes in the 20th and early 21st centuries”, Sport & Society. The Summer Olympics through the lens of social science,  accessed March 23, 2016.

Malik, Kenan (2000), ‘Why Black will beat White at the Olympics’, New Statesmen, September 18th, accessed December 18, 2015.

“1968: Black Athletes make Silent Protest”, BBC Home.

Klein, Alexander, “Poage, George Coleman (1880-1962)”.

“Why It Matters that the Fastest White Man on Earth is, well, White”, The Sports Seer.

Kwakye, Jeanette. (2008) Jeanette: Olympic Finalist, September, accessed December 18, 2015.

Class

Bruns, Andrea, “Contra War and pro Class-Struggle-Internationalism and the Ideal of Peace in the Comparison of Workers Olympiads and Olympic Games”,

Hunt, Thomas M. (2007), “Countering the Soviet Threat in the Olympic Medals Race: The Amateur Sports Act of 1978 and American Ahtletics Policy Reform”, The International Journal of the History of Sport, 24:6, pp. 796-818.

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Pickup, Oliver (2012), ‘London 2012 Olympics: IOC President Jacques Rogge insists he is ‘working class’ despite VIP treatment’, July 23rd,  accessed December 18, 2015.

‘Olympics ‘dominated by privately educated’, BBC 3 August 2012, accessed December 18, 2015.

Vasagar Jeevan, ‘Olympics 2012: third of Team GB medallists came from private schools’, The Guardian 13 august 2012,  accessed December 18, 2015.

Auster, Lawrence (2012), ‘Olympics Opening Ceremony was Created by Harldline Marxists’, view from the right, July 30th,  accessed December 15, 2015.

BBC, ‘1968: Student riots threaten Mexico Olympics’, October 2nd,  accessed December 18, 2015.

Davis, Rosa (2007), ‘The Repression Olympics’, April 23rd,  accessed December 18, 2015.

Nauright, John (2012), ‘The Modern Olympics and the Triumph of Capitalist Sport’, August 6th,  accessed December 182015.

Wickens, Jack (2012), ‘How Much Money Do Track and Field Athletes Make?’.

Lopez, Stefan (2013), ‘Suzy Favor Hamilton, Prostitute and Former Olympian, stripped of award’.

Reid, Scott M. (2008), ‘Profonatine: Rebel with a cause’, The Orange County Register.

Ideology

Bale, John en Mette Krogh Christensen eds. (2004), Post-Olympism? Questioning Sport in the Twenty-first Century, New York: Berg.

Chatziefstathiou, Dikaia en Ian P. Henry (2012), Discourses of Olympism. From the Sorbonne 1894 to London 2012, Londen: Palgrave Macmillan.

Jefferson Lenskyj, Helen (2008), Olympic Industry Resistance. Challenging Olympic Power and Propaganda, New York: State University of New York Press.

Paralympics

Bailey, Steve (2008), Athlete First. A History of the Paralympic Movement, Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

Howe, P. David (2011), “Cyborg and Supercrip: The Paralympics Technology and the (Dis)empowerment of Disabled Athletes”, Sociology, 45:5, pp. 868-882.

Butter, Susannah (2012), “Running on blades… The role of technology in Paralympics”, September 4, Evening standard,  accessed March 23, 2016.

Hara, Mary O’ (2012), “Learning Disabled Athlete make welcome return to the Olympic Fold”, The Guardian, July 24,  accessed March 23, 2016.

“Techno-Doping” and the New Olympics”, Open the Future,  accessed March 23, 2016.

Klaas Kuitenbrouwer, Het Nieuwe Instituut
Yuri Veerman
Random Studio & Yuri Veerman
Random Studio
Random Studio
Mikhail S. Spektor & Dr. Gilles Dutilh (University of Basel)
Marc van der Valk
Jane Szita
In-Casting
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Olympic Television Archive Bureau (OTAB) UCLA Film & Television Archive

This project is part of the programme track Annual themes and the folder Olympic Games.