Overview:Mega-Events and Social Change: Spectacle, Legacy and Public Culture - Globalizing Sport Studies - The spectacle of major cultural and sporting events can preoccupy modern societies. This book is concerned withcontemporary mega-events, like the Olympics and Expos.Using asociological perspective Roche arguesthat mega-events reflect the major social changes which now influenceour societies, particularly in the West, andthat theseamount to a new'second phase' of the modernization process.Changesare particularly visible in the media, urban and global locational aspects of mega-events.Thushesuggests that contemporary mega-events,both in their achievements and their vulnerabilities, reflect, in the media sphere, the rise of the internet; in the urban sphere, de-industrialisation and the growing ecological crisis;and in the global sphere, the relative decline of the West and the rise of China and other 'emerging' countries.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725645-9781526133878. It was written by the following authors: Maurice Roche. Book Mega-Events and Social Change: Spectacle, Legacy and Public Culture - Globalizing Sport Studies, which can be read online, published by the company: Manchester University Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Society, Education, Politics, Sports Books. The book was published on 2019-01-04 00:00:00. It has 344 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight g. File for download Mega-Events and Social Change: Spectacle, Legacy and Public Culture - Globalizing Sport Studies has PDF format and is called mega-events-and-social-change-spectacle-legacy-and-public-culture-globalizing-sport-studies.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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