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Embedding mega-events: staging spectacles in changing cities

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/9781526117083.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter argues that the ‘spectacle’ of mega-events needs to be understood particularly at the level of host cities, and at that level in both in positive and negative terms and also in short and ... More


White Terror and the Discourse of Peace and Reconciliation: Human Rights Museums

Kirk A. Denton

in The Landscape of Historical Memory: The Politics of Museums and Memorial Culture in Post-Martial Law Taiwan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9789888528578
eISBN:
9789888528905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528578.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Since the lifting of martial law, museums have been established in Taiwan that draw attention to past human rights abuses under the Chiang regime and that promote human rights education. This chapter ... More


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