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Mega-events and urban image construction : Beijing and Rio de Janeiro / Anne-Marie Broudehoux.

Author/Creator:
Broudehoux, Anne-Marie author.
Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
Series:
Routledge studies in urbanism and the city.
Routledge studies in urbanism and the city
Format/Description:
Book
162 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Sociology, Urban -- China -- Beijing.
Sociology, Urban -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro.
City planning -- China -- Beijing.
City planning -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro.
Hosting of sporting events -- Social aspects -- China -- Beijing.
Hosting of sporting events -- Social aspects -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro.
Special events -- China -- Beijing.
Special events -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro.
Power (Social sciences) -- China -- Beijing.
Power (Social sciences) -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro.
Contents:
Introduction : the dark side of place image production : between Faust and Dorian Gray
Mega-events and urban image construction : a tale of two cities
Mega-events and the production of mental place images
Mega-events and physical image construction : between seduction and exclusion
Mega-events and social image construction
Contesting the mega-event spectacle : resistance to event-led urban image construction
Analysis : urban image construction, revanchism and the neoliberal war on the poor.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781138228177
1138228176
9781315393308
OCLC:
973731961
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