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Author Tzanelli, Rodanthi, author

Title Mega-events as economies of the imagination : c reating atmospheres for Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 / Rodanthi Tzanelli
Published Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series Routledge advances in sociology
Routledge advances in sociology
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Staging the mega -- event: Militourist imaginaries in an Olympic city -- 2. Globalising Utopias: Imagineering the Olympic event, making the world -- 3. Tomorrow never comes: Rio's museum of our futures -- 4. Chorcomobility and artistic worldmaking: Retrieving Rio's submerged centre -- 5. Opening and Closing Ceremonies: Migration, nostalgia and the making of tourism mobilities -- 6. Tokyo 2020: Urban amnesia and the technoromantic spirit of capitalism -- 7. Handover Ceremony: Digital gift economies in a global city -- 8. Conclusion: Dark journeys and hopeful futures
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed October 19, 2017)
Subject Olympic Games (31st : 2016 : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Olympic Games (32nd : 2020 : Tokyo, Japan)
Olympic Games.
City planning -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro -- History -- 21st century
Hosting of sporting events -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro
Hosting of sporting events -- Japan -- Tokyo
Olympic host city selection -- 2016 -- Social aspects
Olympic host city selection -- 2020 -- Social aspects
Olympics -- Economic aspects -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro
Olympics -- Economic aspects -- Japan -- Tokyo
City planning.
Hosting of sporting events.
Olympics -- Economic aspects.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Business Aspects.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- History.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Olympics & Paralympics.
TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Sports.
Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro.
Japan -- Tokyo.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
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