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Korea’s first unified Olympic team is an uneasy truce of diplomacy and sexism

Citation
Reid IA & Hong HJ (2018) Korea’s first unified Olympic team is an uneasy truce of diplomacy and sexism. The Conversation. 09.02.2018. https://theconversation.com/koreas-first-unified-olympic-team-is-an-uneasy-truce-of-diplomacy-and-sexism-91126

Abstract
First paragraph: TheXXIII Olympic Winter Gamesin PyeongChang provides a fascinating opportunity to consider the complex relationship between sport and national identity, especially as North and South Korea will be fielding a joint women’s ice hockey team. The last-minute teamdecisionwas announced on January 17 as part of theOlympic Korean Peninsula Declaration, and generated considerabledebate, especially among younger South Koreans who view the move to be North Korea hitching a ride on the coat-tails of their own team.

StatusPublished
Author(s)Reid, Irene A; Hong, Hee Jung
Publication date online09/02/2018
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/26707
PublisherThe Conversation Trust
Publisher URLhttps://theconversation.com/…and-sexism-91126
Place of publicationLondon
ISSNNo ISSN
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