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Sport as politics and history: The 25th SEA Games in Laos

Creak, Simon


Like the recent World Cup in South Africa and the Beijing 2008 Olympics, December 2009's Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Laos were embraced by the state as evidence of national achievement and progress. Yet, just like these much larger global sporting events, a range of controversies threatened to turn the pride of the Games into embarrassment. Of particular concern was the fact that, despite significantly reducing the size of the Games, Laos - one of the smallest and poorest countries in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Anthropology Today
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8322.2011.00783.x


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