Megaevents and the city – virtual theme issue open access for the duration of the World Cup

Pion have made the papers in the Megaevents and the City virtual theme issue from 2012 open access again for the duration of the football World Cup.

Papers include contributions on a range of sporting events, festivals and urban politics, compiled and introduced by editor Francisco Klauser.

Editorial: Sport megaevents and the city
Francisco R Klauser

The impact of the World Student Games on Sheffield
P Foley

The professionalisation of urban cultural policies in France: the case of festivals
E Négrier

Civic boosterism in the politics of local economic development — ‘institutional positions’ and ‘strategic orientations’ in the consumption of hallmark events
M Boyle

The World Cup and the national Thing on Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Paul Kingsbury

Vancouver’s promise of the world’s first sustainable Olympic Games
Meg Holden, Julia MacKenzie, Robert VanWynsberghe

Splintering spheres of security: Peter Sloterdijk and the contemporary fortress city
Francisco R Klauser

Development plans versus conservation: explanation of emergent conflicts and state political handling
Evangelia Apostolopoulou, John D Pantis

International urban festivals as a catalyst for governance capacity building
Paul Benneworth, Hugh Dauncey

State dirigisme in megaprojects: governing the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi
Martin Müller

Commentaries
Pre-Olympic and post-Olympic Barcelona, a ‘model’ for urban regeneration today?
Maria-Dolors Garcia-Ramon, Abel Albet

3 Responses to Megaevents and the city – virtual theme issue open access for the duration of the World Cup

  1. stuartelden says:

    Reblogged this on Progressive Geographies and commented:

    Megaevents and the City virtual theme issue open access again for the duration of the World Cup.

  2. rjgordon2014 says:

    Reblogged this on Governing Emergencies and commented:
    A great resource for thinking through megacities – there is temporary free access to the issue. Of particular interest is Francisco R Klauser’s piece: ‘Splintering spheres of security.’

  3. Pingback: Ciudad, urbanismo y megaeventos | multipliciudades

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