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OS i mänskliga rättigheter Sommarolympiaden i Peking 2008

Melinder, Madeleine (2008)
Human Rights Studies
Abstract
The eighth of august the Olympic games in Beijing started. The chinese regime promised to improve the human rights situation in the country if awarded the Olympic games 2008. The decision to place the games in Beijing arouse severe critique and many questioned how the International Olympic Committe could place the games in a country that so obviously violate basic human rights.

The main purpose of this essay has been to analyse what consequences the Olympic Games has given the human rights situation in China. In order to accomplish this I have studied some specific human rights, which I consider to be directly linked to the games. I found that the situation for these human rights has infact worsened since 2001 when China was awarded the... (More)
The eighth of august the Olympic games in Beijing started. The chinese regime promised to improve the human rights situation in the country if awarded the Olympic games 2008. The decision to place the games in Beijing arouse severe critique and many questioned how the International Olympic Committe could place the games in a country that so obviously violate basic human rights.

The main purpose of this essay has been to analyse what consequences the Olympic Games has given the human rights situation in China. In order to accomplish this I have studied some specific human rights, which I consider to be directly linked to the games. I found that the situation for these human rights has infact worsened since 2001 when China was awarded the games. Finally I concluded that the International Olympic Committee should take a responsibility when choosing a country to host the Olympics. (Less)
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author
Melinder, Madeleine
supervisor
organization
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Mänskliga rättigheter, Olympiska spelen, Kina, Human rights
language
Swedish
id
1319149
date added to LUP
2008-08-18
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2014-09-04 08:27:51
@misc{1319149,
  abstract     = {The eighth of august the Olympic games in Beijing started. The chinese regime promised to improve the human rights situation in the country if awarded the Olympic games 2008. The decision to place the games in Beijing arouse severe critique and many questioned how the International Olympic Committe could place the games in a country that so obviously violate basic human rights.

The main purpose of this essay has been to analyse what consequences the Olympic Games has given the human rights situation in China. In order to accomplish this I have studied some specific human rights, which I consider to be directly linked to the games. I found that the situation for these human rights has infact worsened since 2001 when China was awarded the games. Finally I concluded that the International Olympic Committee should take a responsibility when choosing a country to host the Olympics.},
  author       = {Melinder, Madeleine},
  keyword      = {Mänskliga rättigheter,Olympiska spelen,Kina,Human rights},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {OS i mänskliga rättigheter Sommarolympiaden i Peking 2008},
  year         = {2008},
}