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Hayes, Graeme

Olympic Games, Mega-Events and Civil Societies

Hayes, Graeme - Olympic Games, Mega-Events and Civil Societies, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Sports Mega-Events, Sustainable Development and Civil Societies
Graeme Hayes, John Karamichas

Part I. Sports Mega-Events, Citizenship, and Civil Society

2. The Four ‘Cs’ of Sports Mega-Events: Capitalism, Connections, Citizenship and Contradictions
John Horne

3. Civilizing Beijing: Social Beautification, Civility and Citizenship at the 2008 Olympics
Anne-Marie Broudehoux

4. Istanbul’s Olympic Challenge: A Passport for Europe?
Jean-François Polo

5. The Failed Bid for Lyon ’68, and France’s Winter Olympics from Grenoble ’68 to Annecy 2018: French Politics, Civil Society and Olympic Mega-Events
Hugh Dauncey

Part II. Mega-Events, Environmental Impacts and Sustainable Development

6. The Role of Environmental Issues in Mega-Events Planning and Management Processes: Which Factors Count?
Pietro Caratti, Ludovico Ferraguto

7. Sustainability as Global Norm: The Greening of Mega-Events in China
Arthur P. J. Mol, Lei Zhang

8. Olympic Games as an Opportunity for the Ecological Modernization of the Host Nation: The Cases of Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004
John Karamichas

9. What Happens When Olympic Bids Fail? Sustainable Development and Paris 2012
Graeme Hayes

Part III. Constructing Civic Resistances to Mega-Events

10. Olympic Games, Conflicts and Social Movements: The Case of Torino 2006
Egidio Dansero, Barbara Corpo, Alfredo Mela, Irene Ropolo

11. Vancouver 2010: The Saga of Eagleridge Bluffs
David Whitson

12. Resisting the Torch
Xavier Renou

13. Conclusion. Sports Mega-Events: Disputed Places, Systemic Contradictions and Critical Moments
Graeme Hayes, John Karamichas

Keywords: Social Sciences, Environmental Sociology, Social Policy, Sociology of Sport and Leisure, Popular Science in Sports, Sociology, general, Environment, general

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Global Culture and Sport
Page amount
305 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230359185
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-31881-0

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