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Wagg, Stephen

The London Olympics of 2012

Wagg, Stephen - The London Olympics of 2012, ebook

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Table of contents

1. The Contemporary Olympic Games — Commercial Juggernaut or the Price of Progress?
Stephen Wagg

2. The Games Come to London
Stephen Wagg

3. ‘It Remains Unclear How Local People Will Benefit …’: Post-Bid, Pre-Games — Prognostication and Protest
Stephen Wagg

4. Looking for Inspiration: The Politics of the Olympic Flame at London 2012
Stephen Wagg

5. ‘Isambard Kingdom Brunel Wasn’t a Marxist’: The Opening Ceremony of London 2012
Stephen Wagg

6. ‘Just Put Down the Pepsi …’: London 2012 and the Corporations
Stephen Wagg

7. How Good Does That Feel? London 2012: Media and Celebrity
Stephen Wagg

8. Islands of Gentrification? London 2012: Politics and Legacy
Stephen Wagg

Keywords: Social Sciences, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Social Policy, Media Studies, Sociology of Sport and Leisure, Cultural Policy, Popular Science in Sports

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Global Culture and Sport Series
Page amount
219 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137326348
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-57644-9

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