Sports Mega-Events: Social Scientific Analyses of a Global Phenomenon (BOK)

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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.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2006 Forlag
Wiley
ISBN 9781405152907 Antall sider 208
Dimensjoner 12,3cm x 23cm x 1,2cm Vekt 300 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Prof. John Horne, Wolfram Manzenreiter
Emner og form Sociology: sport & leisure, Sport & leisure industries, Sporting events & management