Just published: Host Cities and the Olympics
This insightful new study examines the positive and negative effects that the Olympics can have on host cities. It is now available to recommend to your librarian.
Rather than interpreting the Olympics as primarily a sporting event of international or national significance, this book understands the Games as a civic project for the host city that serves as a catalyst for a variety of urban interests over a period of many years from the bidding phase through...
Published June 12th 2012 by Routledge