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Title Mega events and globalization : capital, cultures and spectacle in a changing world order / edited by Richard Gruneau and John Horne
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge is an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, an Informa business, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Routledge research in sport, culture and society
Routledge research in sport, culture and society.
Contents Mega Events and Globalization : A Critical Introduction / Richard Gruneau and John Horne -- Gotham Beyond Bread and Circuses: Mega-Events as Forces of Creative-Destruction / Kevin Fox -- Mega-Events, Media and the Integrated World of Global Spectacle / James Compton -- Modernization, Neoliberalism and Sports Mega Events: Evolving Discourses in Latin America / Simon Darnell and Rob Millington -- Between Madiba Magic and Spectacular Capitalism: The FIFA World Cup in South Africa / Ashwin Desai -- Mega-events and the City of Exception : Theoretical Explorations of Brazilian experience / Carlos Vainer -- Mega-events, Urban Image Construction and the Politics of Exclusion / Anne Marie Broudehoux -- Sochi 2014: Politics, Economics, Spectacle, and Dissent / Jules Boykoff -- The World Cup, the Security State and the Colonized Other: Reflections on Brazil, Russia, South Africa, and Qatar / Grant Farred -- The Urban Impacts of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil / Chris Gaffney -- China meets Korea : the Asian Games, Entrepreneurial Local States and Debt-Driven Development / Hyun Bang Shin -- Mega-Events of the Future: The Experience Economy, the Korean Connection and the Growth of eSport / Michael Borowy and Dal Yong Jin
Notes Print version record
Subject Hosting of sporting events -- Social aspects.
Special events -- Social aspects.
Sports and globalization.
Sports tournaments -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Gruneau, Richard S., 1948- editor of compilation
Horne, John, 1955- editor of compilation
ISBN 1317617363 (electronic bk)
9781317617365 (electronic bk)