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Benchmark games : the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games.

Benchmark games : the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games.
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Record Number 68772
ISBN 9781876718053
Item Type Book
Creator Name Cashman, R.
Title Benchmark games : the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games.
Published Petersham, NSW Walla Walla Press in conjunction with the Australian Centre for Olympic Studies, University of Technology, Sydney 2008
Notes (Sirsi) a675073
Summary The book documents and analyses the new benchmarks that were set at the time of the successful Sydney Paralympic Games. It explains the classification system and answers many questions about the appeal of the Games to the community and disability sport and the place of the disability community in Australian life. Contents: PART 1: BENCHMARKS BEFORE 2000: 1. Introduction (Richard Cashman and Simon Darcy) -- 2. The evolution of the Paralympic Games (Ian Brittain) -- 3. Paralympic benchmarks before 2000 (Richard Cashman); PART 2: THE SYDNEY 2000 PARALYMPIC GAMES: 4. The benchmark Games (Richard Cashman) -- 5. Paralympic planning (Simon Darcy) -- 6. Media and representation (Richard Cashman and Dominique Tremblay) -- 7. Community (Richard Cashman and Alana Thomson) -- 8. The delivery of sport (Richard Cashman) -- 9. Infrastructure (Simon Darcy) -- 10. The athletes village (Tony Sainsbury) -- 11. The inclusion and exclusion of athletes with an intellectual disability (Anne Jobling, Ian Jobling and Hayley Fitzgerald); PART 3: LEGACY: 12. Impacts?national and international impacts (Simon Darcy and Richard Cashman) -- 13. Paralympic research agendas (Simon Darcy and Richard Cashman) -- Epilogue.
Target audience note B
Subjects Paralympic Games
Paralympic Games, Sydney 2000
disabled persons
Added Author Darcy, S.
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