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Mega-events, glocalisation and urban legacy: London as an event city and the 2012 Olympics

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/9781526117083.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Mega-events exemplify the ‘glocalisation’ involved in global processes being embodied in local, urban contexts. This chapter explores this through the particular lens of mega-events staged in London ... More


Self-interest and Collective Management

Scott Lehmann

in Privatizing Public Lands

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195089721
eISBN:
9780197560587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195089721.003.0012
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

Arguments for privatizing public lands that appeal to the virtues of markets don’t look very good under close inspection. The free market may, in some sense, maximize the satisfaction of desires. ... More


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