Publisher description for Olympics games, mega-events, and civil societies : globalization, environment, resistance / edited by Graeme Hayes and John Karamichas.

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This volume explores sporting mega-events, their social, political, and cultural characters, the value systems that they inscribe and draw on, the claims they make on us and the claims the organisers make for them, the spatial and ethical relationships they create, and the responses of civil societies to them.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Sports tournaments -- Cross-cultural studies.
Special events -- Cross-cultural studies.
Olympics -- Social aspects.
Sports and globalization -- Cross-cultural studies.
Nationalism and sports -- Cross-cultural studies.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General. -- bisacsh
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / General. -- bisacsh
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Globalization. -- bisacsh
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Urban & Regional. -- bisacsh