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Brazil's Dance With the Devil

The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy
Zirin, Dave (Book - 2014)
Brazil's Dance With the Devil
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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. In a rollicking read that travels from the favelas of Rio de Janeiro to the fabled Maracanã Stadium to Zirin examines how athletic mega-events turn into neoliberal Trojan horses.
Authors: Zirin, Dave
Title: Brazil's Dance with the Devil
The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois :, Haymarket Books,, [2014]
Characteristics: xi, 246 pages :,illustrations, portraits ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: By Dave Zirin
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. In a rollicking read that travels from the favelas of Rio de Janeiro to the fabled Maracanã Stadium to Zirin examines how athletic mega-events turn into neoliberal Trojan horses.
ISBN: 9781608463602
1608463605
Branch Call Number: 306.483 Z81b 2014
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-236) and index
Subject Headings: Democracy Brazil Sports tournaments Social aspects Brazil Sports tournaments Political aspects Brazil Soccer Tournaments Social aspects Brazil Soccer Tournaments Political aspects Brazil Olympic Games (31st : 2016 : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) Social aspects Olympic Games (31st : 2016 : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) Political aspects World Cup (Soccer) (2014 : Brazil) Social aspects World Cup (Soccer) (2014 : Brazil) Political aspects
Topical Term: Democracy
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