Routledge Handbook of Sport and Legacy: Meeting the Challenge of Major Sports Events

Editors: Holt, Richard and Ruta, Dino
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Routledge

Single-User Purchase Price: $205.00
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ISBN: 978-0-41-567581-9
Category: Arts & Leisure - Sports
Image Count: 16
Book Status: Available
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The Routledge Handbook of Sport and Legacy addresses perhaps the most important issue in the hosting of major contemporary sporting events: the problem of legacy. It offers a rigorous, innovative and comparative insight into this contested concept from interdisciplinary and practical perspectives.

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Table of Contents

  • List of figures
  • List of tables
  • List of contributors
  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction: sport, legacy and leadership - Richard Holt and Dino Ruta
  • Reflections on legacy, Olympic cities and London 2012 - Denis Oswald
  • PART I Planning and governance of legacy
  • 1 A strategic and pluralistic approach to planning legacy: the case of the Giro d'Italia - Dino Ruta
  • 2 Economic legacy to cities from hosting mega sports events: a case study of Beijing 2008 - Chris Gratton, Holger Preuss and Dongfeng Liu
  • 3 The 1908 Olympic Games: a case study in accidental and incidental legacies - Martin Polley
  • 4 A stakeholder analysis of the governance of the 2010 FIFA World Cup: a case study of the City of Cape Town - Kamilla Swart, Urmilla Bob and Dean Allen
  • 5 Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games: modes of legacy network governance - Becca Leopkey and Milena M. Parent
  • PART II Urbanisation and legacy
  • 6 Sydney Olympic Park 2000 to 2010: a case study of legacy implementation over the longer term - Richard Cashman
  • 7 Croke Park as a historic venue: combining national legacy with multiple use - Mike Cronin
  • 8 The legacy of memory: the Stockholm and Helsinki Olympic stadia as living memorials - Alan Bairner
  • 9 The legacy of the 2004 Olympics for the Athens transport system - Eva Kassens-Noor
  • 10 Framing the future: sustainability, legacy and the 2012 London Games - John R. Gold and Margaret M. Gold
  • PART III Social and cultural legacies
  • 11 Paralympic legacy: what legacy? - Keith Gilbert and Otto J. Schantz
  • 12 A lost legacy of fraternity? The case of European youth football - Kevin Tallec Marston
  • 13 Cultural Olympiad or an Olympics for cultural regeneration? Torino 2006 and its legacy - Chito Guala
  • 14 Major sporting events and long-lasting tourism impacts: FIFA World Cup 2006 in Germany - Holger Preuss and Harry Arne Solberg
  • 15 A socially responsible business legacy: raising standards in procurement, supply chains and employment at the London Olympics of 2012 - Jill Timms
  • PART IV Human capital and legacy
  • 16 City capacity building — preparing to exploit the legacy of a large-scale sports event: the case of Valencia and the 2007 America's Cup - Dino Ruta and Beatrice Manzoni
  • 17 Transferring knowledge, know-how and capability: managing and sharing knowledge for future events - Sue Halbwirth and Kristine Toohey
  • 18 From the first soccer Women's World Championship in 1991 to the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008: how capacity-building in small-scale tournaments can help win mega-event bids - Jean Williams
  • 19 Learning disability sport, volunteers and legacy: the case of Special Olympics Great Britain National Games 2009 - John Williams and Neil Carter
  • 20 The impact of the Olympics on the high performance legacy of a host country - Matthew J. Robinson
  • PART V The politics and image of legacy
  • 21 The political and diplomatic legacy of the Montréal Olympics - Danielle Griffin
  • 22 Media, sport and memory: the mediated legacies of great sporting events - Tim O'Sullivan and Dilwyn Porter
  • 23 ‘Global visibility and prestige’: the anticipated legacies of mega sporting events in the Gulf states - David Hassan and Maurice Field
  • 24 Modern temples of marble and concrete: the legacy of the unsuccessful Olympic ambition of fascist Rome - Daphné Bolz
  • 25 The mixed legacy of Munich: the material, cultural and political consequences of the 1972 Olympic Games - Kay Schiller and Christopher Young