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Rethinking Olympic Legacy
Language: en
Pages: 215
Authors: Vassil Girginov
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-19 - Publisher: Routledge

How do Olympic legacies come about? This book offers an alternative approach to the study of Olympic and mega-sport event legacy, challenging how legacy is conceptualised and practised. It shifts the focus from legacy as a retrospective concept concerned with what has been left behind after the Games, to a
Routledge Handbook of the Olympic and Paralympic Games
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Dikaia Chatziefstathiou, Borja García, Benoit Séguin
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-14 - Publisher: Routledge

This handbook offers an important and timely contribution to the interdisciplinary field of Olympic studies. It brings together for the first time in a single volume a complete analysis of current and future economic, commercial, socio-political, cultural and governance challenges facing both the Olympic and Paralympic Games, their athletes and
Sport Participation and Olympic Legacies
Language: en
Pages: 218
Authors: Spencer Harris, Mathew Dowling
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-11 - Publisher: Routledge

This book examines claims that the Olympic Games are a vehicle to inspire and increase mass sport participation. It focuses on the mass sport participation legacy of the most recent hosts of the summer Olympics, including Atlanta, Sydney, Athens, Beijing, London, Rio, and Tokyo. It is organised by host city/country
Language: en
Pages: 172
Authors: Graeme Evans
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-21 - Publisher: Routledge

This book brings together different perspectives of mega-event bidding, hosting and legacies. Their impact is considered through an international range of mega-events in terms of land use, political and socio-economic change, and the placemaking processes that accompany these area-based regeneration projects. From city-regions that have not been successful or withdrawn
Research Handbook on Sport Governance
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: Mathieu Winand, Christos Anagnostopoulos
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

Sports governance has developed into a considerable field of research, and has piqued many researchers’ interest worldwide. What’s more, recent scandals that have affected the world of sport can be directly related to misgovernance. Research Handbook on Sport Governance aims to gather the state-of-the art research on sports governance. It