Brazil's Dance With the Devil

Brazil's Dance With the Devil

The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy

Book - 2014
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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.
Publisher: Chicago : Haymarket Books, c2014
ISBN: 9781608463602
1608463605
Characteristics: xi, 246 p. : ill. ; 22 cm

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