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Mega-events and urban development: Olympics and legacies

Maurice Roche

in Mega-Events and Social Change: Spectacle, Legacy and Public Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117083
eISBN:
9781526128416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117083.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter explores the ‘material embedding’ of mega-event spectacles in the legacies they leave in host cities which can be of both a negative and positive kind, and consist of the creation of new ... More


The Alien without: Murakami Haruki and the Sydney Olympics

Leith Morton

in The Alien Within: Representations of the Exotic in Twentieth-Century Japanese Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832926
eISBN:
9780824870201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832926.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter provides a study of Murakami Haruki, the most famous, best read, and most widely translated novelist of contemporary Japan. It analyzes Murakami's book about the 2000 Sydney Olympics, ... More


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