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Title Rio 2016 : Olympic myths, hard realities / Andrew Zimbalist, editor
Published Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2017]
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Contents Introduction : "welcome to hell" / Andrew Zimbalist -- The Olympics in the twenty-first century : where does Rio 2016 fit in? / Jules Boykoff -- Brazil's Olympic rollercoaster / Juliana Barbassa -- Not everyone has a price : how the small favela of Vila Autódromo's fight opened a path to Olympic resistance / Theresa Williamson -- Architecture and urban design : the shaping of Rio 2016 Olympic legacies / Renata Latuf de Oliveira Sanchez and Stephen Essex -- Strictly confidential : access to information and the media in Rio / Jamil Chade -- Safety for whom? : securing Rio for the Olympics / Juliana Barbassa -- Green games : the Olympics, sustainability, and Rio 2016 / Jules Boykoff -- The economic legacy of Rio 2016 / Andrew Zimbalist
Summary "Rio 2016 assembles the views of leading experts on Brazil and the Olympics into a clear-eyed assessment of the impact of the games on Brazil in general and on the lives of Cariocas, as Rio's residents are known"--Publisher's website
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Subject Olympic Games (31st : 2016 : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) -- Political aspects.
Olympic Games (31st : 2016 : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) -- Social aspects.
Tourism -- Social aspects -- Brazil.
Form Electronic book
Author Zimbalist, Andrew S., editor
ISBN 0815732457 (electronic bk.)
0815732465 (electronic bk.)
9780815732457 (electronic bk.)
9780815732464 (electronic bk.)