Global Culture and Sport Series

The Olympic Games and the Environment

Authors: Karamichas, J.

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This book examines the environmental credentials of Olympic Host cities and the opportunities afforded by hosting the Games towards the ecological modernization of the host nation by using perspectives offered by environmental sociology. It also sets out projections for the environmental legacy of London 2012.

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JOHN KARAMICHAS Lecturer in Sociology at Queen's University, Belfast, UK. He has recently published articles on environmental politics and policy in the Journal of Modern Greek Studies, South European Society and Politics, Mediterranean Politics, Human Ecology Review, and Environmental Politics. He has also published with Graeme Hayes, Olympics, Mega-Events and Civil Societies: Globalization, Environment, Resistance.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Olympic Games and the Environment
Authors
Series Title
Global Culture and Sport Series
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-29747-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137297471
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-22861-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-31018-0
Series ISSN
2662-3404
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 242
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