Social science perspectives on the 2012 Olympic Games

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Rustin, M. 2008. Social science perspectives on the 2012 Olympic Games. Twenty-First Century Society. 3 (3), pp. 289-273.
AuthorsRustin, M.
Abstract

This symposium arises from a public event held on 14 March 2008 by the Academy of Social Sciences, in cooperation with the University of East London, as part of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 2008 Festival of Social Sciences. The purpose of the symposium is to explore the contribution which social scientists can make to the understanding of the London Olympics, and to clarify issues of public benefit of different kinds which arise from the hosting of the 2012 Games in London.

KeywordsLondon 2012; olympic impact; human geography; urban development; mega events; sporting events
JournalTwenty-First Century Society
Journal citation3 (3), pp. 289-273
ISSN1745-0144
Year2008
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Web address (URL)http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17450140802447196
http://hdl.handle.net/10552 /333
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PrintNov 2008
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Deposited18 Oct 2009
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