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Mega-events and social change : spectacle, legacy and public culture

Author: Maurice Roche
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2017.
Series: Globalizing Sport Studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contemporary mega-events like Olympics and Expos, together with the organisations which control them, can be risky and controversial projects. This book interprets how they reflect, but also mark and influence, deeper social changes in each of the three social spheres of the media, cities and global geopolitics.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Roche
ISBN: 9781526117106 152611710X 9781526117090 1526117096
OCLC Number: 1105457742
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurso electrónico.).
Contents: Cover; Series page; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; Tables; Globalizing Sport Studies series editor's preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Mega-events and macro-social change; I Mega-events and media change; 2 Mega-events and mediatisation: between old and new media; 3 The digital age, media sport and mega-events: piracy and symbiosis in the cultural industries; II Mega-events, legacy and urban change; 4 Embedding mega-events: staging spectacles in changing cities; 5 Mega-events and urban development: Olympics and legacies. 6 Mega-events, urban space and social change: Expos, parks and citiesIII Mega-events and global change in East and West; 7 Mega-events, globalisation and urban legacy: events in China in the early twenty-first century; 8 Mega-events, glocalisation and urban legacy: London as an event city and the 2012 Olympics; References; Index.
Series Title: Globalizing Sport Studies.
Responsibility: Maurice Roche.

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