The International Journal of the History of Sport Volume 30, Issue 15, October 2013

Special Issue – London 2012: Prism for East Asian Political Preoccupations


Introduction: Eurocentric Lens Removed: Wilsonian Impetus
J.A. Mangan
Pages: 1699-1708
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.849062

Part One: China 

Constructive or Confrontational? Chinese Media Reporting on London 2012
Qing Luo & Wenting Xue
Pages: 1709-1722
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.842558

Public Diplomacy Strategies of the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2012 London Olympics: A Comparative Study
Yu Wai Li
Pages: 1723-1734
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.790374

Reluctant Appealer: China’s Responses to Controversial Judgements at London 2012
Marcus P. Chu
Pages: 1735-1747
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.811646

London 2012: A Chinese Charm Offensive – A Reputation Rebuilt and An Impression Changed?
Marcus P. Chu
Pages: 1748-1757
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.854777

Part Two: Japan 

Japan and the 2012 London Olympics: Ambitions and Anxieties of a Nation Aspiring to Reprise Olympic Glory
Sayuri Guthrie-Shimizu
Pages: 1758-1768
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.796454

The London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics: Editorial Differences and Similarities of Approach in Five Japanese Newspapers
Lee Thompson
Pages: 1769-1783
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.820711

London 2012 – Site for Political Animosities: South Korea and Japan in Confrontational Rational ‘Irrationality’ (Part One: Long Memories)
J.A. Mangan, Sun-Yong Kwon & Bang-Chool Kim
Pages: 1784-1795
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.842559

London 2012 – Site for Political Animosities: South Korea and Japan in Confrontational Rational ‘Irrationality’ (Part Two: Long Gestations)
J.A. Mangan, Sun-Yong Kwon & Bang-Chool Kim
Pages: 1796-1809
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.842560

Part Three: Korea (South and North) 

Flags, Feuds and Frictions: North Korea and the London 2012 Olympics
Udo Merkel
Pages: 1810-1822
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.796453

London Revisited: South Korea at the Olympics of 1948 and 2012
Brian Bridges
Pages: 1823-1833
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.790373

East Reflects on West, East Meets West!: South Korean Media Responses to London 2012
J.A. Mangan, Gwang Ok & Young Man Kwak
Pages: 1834-1853
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.842902

Economic Changes Resulting from Seoul 1988: Implications for London 2012 and Future Games
Cheong Rak Choi & Chul Moo Heo
Pages: 1854-1866
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.838222

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