Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 June 2017

344 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526117083

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Mega-events and social change

Spectacle, legacy and public culture

First Edition

Maurice Roche

Published by Manchester University Press

Globalizing Sport Studies

  • Explores the global social contexts in which contemporary mega-events occur and their reflection of major changes in media, urban and world regional social contexts
  • Provides an account of contemporary mega-events through key cases
  • Provides a new analysis of sport mega-events as televised
  • Provides a new analysis of mega-events and their urban legacies as regeneration projects, relevant to an era marked simultaneously by city-branding 'starchitecture' and also citizens' needs for urban 'green space'

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