Olympic Cities: 2012 and the Remaking of London

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Gavin Poynter, Iain MacRury
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2009 - Social Science - 333 pages
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Drawing upon historical, cultural, economic and socio-demographic perspectives, this book examines the role of a sporting mega-event in promoting urban regeneration and social renewal.
 

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Contents

Figures
16
The Evolution of the Olympic and Paralympic Games
23
Commercialism and the Olympic City
43
Olympicdriven Urban Development
73
The Legacy of the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games
87
The Economy of the Barcelona Olympic Games
97
Barcelona Olympic Organisation and in the Olympic investments
102
The Centennial Games
121
Preparing for 2012
183
London 2012 and the Regeneration Game
201
Race Sport and East London
219
London 2012 Winning the OlympicGreenMedal
231
Technology Space and the Paralympic Athlete
243
Where is London England in Contemporary Britain and Will
259
London Beijing and the Role of Culture in Reconstructing
275
Olympic Cities and Social Change
303

Framing and Adapting
133
The 28th Olympic Games in Athens 2004
145
An Analysis
163
2a The nef procurement strategy suggestions to assure a string
321
Index
327
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Professor Gavin Poynter and Dr Iain MacRury are both in the School of Social Sciences and Media and Cultural Studies at the University of East London, UK

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