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FUTURE (AS PEGADAS
LAS HUELLAS DE
LOS MEGA EVENTOS)
This book examines
the footprint of
mega-events. It looks
at legacy, but also at
the impact of mega-
events on a locality,
city and country.
Examples include the Olympic Games in Munich,
Athens, Turin, Beijing, Vancouver, London, Sochi,
Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo, and the FIFA World
Cups in South Africa and Brazil. The book
comprises a selection of texts written by 143
authors from 70 universities, with summaries
in three languages (Portuguese, English and
Spanish), and full texts in English and Portuguese.
SPORT AND HEALTH:
EXPLORING THE CURRENT STATE OF PLAY
It is a common assumption that sport is good for us and that participation
in sport generates public health benefits. With sport being increasingly
used to deliver public health interventions worldwide, this book examines
the rationale and evidence for sport as a public health policy tool.
Featuring contributions from the United States, Europe and Australia,
it sheds new light on an emerging field of research that has significant
implications for public health across the globe.
Edited by Daniel Parnell and Peter Krustrup.
Published by Routledge, 2018. ISBN: 9781138290228, 256 pages, in English.
Edited by Leonardo José Mataruna-Dos–Santos
and Bianca Gama Pena.
Published by Engenho, 2017.
ISBN: 9788569153023, 1,596 pages, in English
SOUTH KOREA’S RISE
AND THE STRATEGIC
USE OF THE BIG
This book addresses
the Republic of
use of mega-events
as a catalyst for its
by analysing the
Seoul 1988, the 1993 World Expo in Daejeon,
the 2002 FIFA World Cup co-hosted with
Japan, and the upcoming Olympic Winter
Games PyeongChang 2018. It explains how
these mega-events helped to secure the
Republic of Korea’s position on the international
stage, boost national pride, propel economic
growth in export-oriented national companies,
and build cities that accommodate – as well
as represent – the country’s progress.
Edited by Yu-Min Joo, Yooil Bae and Eva Kassens-Noor.
Published by Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.
ISBN: 9781137531124, 132 pages, in English.
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