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Olympic legacies : intended and unintended : political, cultural, economic and educational
edited by J.A. Mangan and Mark Dyreson.
Natural Resources Library Call Number
  Stacks GV721.5 .O49 2010 (Browse Shelf) Available
Other Authors
  • ISBN: 9780415550161 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0415550165 (hbk.)
  • OCLC Number: 456835278
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents

Prologue : guarantees of global goodwill : post-olympic legacies--too many limping white elephants? / J.A. Mangan -- 1. Olympic environmental concerns as a legacy of the Winter Games / Jean-Loup Chappelet -- 2. The Albertville Winter Olympics : unexpected legacies : failed expectations for regional economic development / Thierry Terret -- 3. Maximizing olympic impacts by building up legacies / Chris Gratton and Holger Preuss -- 4. The Seoul Olympics : economic miracle meets the wolrd / Brian Bridges -- 5. The Sydney Olympics : striving for legacies : overcoming short-term disappointments and long-term deficiences / Kristine Toohey -- 6. The Athens Olympics : optimistic legacies : post-olympic assets and the struggle for their realization / Penelope Kissoudi -- 7. Los Angeles is the olympic city : legacies of the 1932 and 1984 Olympic Games / Mark Dyreson and Matthew Llewellyn -- 8. Beijing Olympics legacies : certain intentions and certain and uncertain outcomes / Dong Jinxia and J.A. Mangan -- 9. Olympic legacies in the IOC's 'celebrate humanity' campaign : ancient or modern? / Joseph Maguire ... [et al.] -- 10. 'Legacy' as managerial/magical discourse in contemporary olympic affairs / John J. MacAloon -- 11. The regeneration games : commodities, gifts and the economics of London 2012 / Iain Macrury and Gavin Poynter -- 12. A sustainable sports legacy : creating a link between the London Olympics and sports participation / Vassil Girginov and Laura Hills -- Epilogue : athletic clashes of civilizations or bridges over cultural divisions? The Olympic Games as legacies and the legacies of the Olympic Games / Mark Dyreson.