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    Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum, Volume 5, 2014

    SSSF, a multidisciplinary social sciences sport study journal, welcomes articles that deal with sport and social change and social stability in a wide sense, articles about the profound and comprehensive processes affecting sports such as professionalization, globalization, commercialization, urbanization, technologization, medicalization and juridification.

    Norwegian Human Rights Organisations and Olympic Games

    Anders Hasselgård Norwegian School of Sport Sciences Andreas Selliaas Freelance researcher Abstract In this article, an analysis is made of Norwegian Human Rights organisations (HROs), their involvement in the Olympic Games in Beijing in 2008, and consequences for their involvement in subsequent Games.  We attempt to identify the organisations’ understanding of the Olympic Games as an arena for human rights activism and how “Olympic...
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