Sports Mega-Events: Social Scientific Analyses of a Global Phenomenon - Sociological Review Monographs (Paperback)
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Sports Mega-Events: Social Scientific Analyses of a Global Phenomenon - Sociological Review Monographs (Paperback)

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Paperback 212 Pages / Published: 08/09/2006
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This volume offers a distinctive and timely comparative analysis of the sociological, economic, and political significance of bids for, and the hosting of, sports mega-events throughout the world. A collection by leading international scholars examining sports mega-events, such as the Olympic Games and the FIFA World Cup. Analyses the sociological, economic, and political significance of bids for, and the hosting of, sports mega-events. Explores the costs and benefits incurred by host cities. Focuses on both advanced and developing cities throughout Europe, Asia, North America, Australasia, and South Africa.

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
ISBN: 9781405152907
Number of pages: 212
Weight: 316 g
Dimensions: 228 x 153 x 12 mm


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"Issues and concerns--globalization, urbanism, security, public policy, the media, economic impact--are well referenced. This book will serve those interested in how sport intersects with cultural studies, economics, and sociology worldwide... Recommended." Choice

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