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Title: Korea’s first unified Olympic team is an uneasy truce of diplomacy and sexism
Author(s): Reid, Irene A
Hong, Hee Jung
Issue Date: 9-Feb-2018
Publisher: The Conversation Trust
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.
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.
Type: Newspaper/Magazine Article
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Affiliation: Sport

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