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Grix, Jonathan

Leveraging Legacies from Sports Mega-Events: Concepts and Cases

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Table of contents

Part I. Conceptual Issues

1. From Legacy to Leverage
Laurence Chalip

2. Megas for Strivers: The Politics of Second-Order Events
David Black

3. ‘Legacy’ Revisited
Holger Preuss

4. Sports Mega-Events and Mass Participation in Sport
Mike Weed

5. Neoliberalism and Sports Mega-Events
Michael Silk

Part II. Previous Sports Mega-Event Strategies

6. A Tale of Two Australian Cities
Bob Stewart

7. ‘Leaving Las Megas’ or Can Sustainability Ever Be Social? Vancouver 2010 in Post-Political Perspective
Caitlin Pentifallo, Robert Wynsberghe

8. The Legacy of the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games: A Qualified Success?
Alan Bairner, Ji-Hyun Cho

9. The Legacy of the 2002 Shanghai Tennis Masters Cup
Dongfeng Liu

10. London 2012
John Horne, Barrie Houlihan

Part III. ‘Emerging States’ and Sports Mega-Events

11. Magical Thought and the Legacy Discourse of the 2008 Beijing Games
Wolfram Manzenreiter

12. Dreaming Big: Spectacular Events and the ‘World-Class’ City: The Commonwealth Games in Delhi
Amita Baviskar

13. South Africa’s ‘Coming Out Party’: Reflections on the Significance and Implications of the 2010 FIFA World Cup
Scarlett Cornelissen

14. Qatar, Global Sport and the 2022 FIFA World Cup
Paul Michael Brannagan, Richard Giulianotti

15. Russia – Showcasing a ‘Re-Emerging’ State?
Oleg Golubchikov, Irina Slepukhina

16. Conclusion: Quo Vadis SMEs?
Jonathan Grix

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, International Relations, Sociology of Sport and Leisure, Political Science, Social Policy, Services, Popular Science in Sports

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
203 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137371188
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-47548-3

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