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Perspectives Asia: Two Sides of the Medals

Sports and Politics in Asia
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This issue of Perspectives Asia examines intersections of sports and politics. We look at how, through sports, identities are shaped, myths and heroes are born, and unconventional truths are buried.

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September 2020
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Table of contents
  • Editorial
  • The Tokyo Olympics: East Asian Sporting Mega-events Revisited
    Brian Bridges
  • The Fukushima Disaster and the Tokyo Olympics
    Koide Hiroaki
  • Asia at the Olympics
    Ashish Khandalikar
  • From the Streets to Stadiums: Extreme Sports in China
    An Interview with Ding Yiyin
  • Sport in Southeast Asia: More than Medals, It’s the ‘We’ Feeling
    Johanna Son
  • We are the Champions
    Photographs by Pho Thar
  • Politics and Sports Capitalism in the Southeast Asian Games
    Bonn Juego
  • Coming apart at the Seams: Why Women Workers in the Cambodian Garment Industry Need a Sporting Chance at Equality
    Rachana Bunn
  • From Mud to Mat: How Kabaddi Recaptured the Public Imagination
    Shripoorna Purohit
  • Skateistan: Empowering Girls to Follow their Dreams
    An Interview with Zainab Hussaini
  • Shaping up Sport for all Genders
    An Interview with Law Siufung
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