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Title Rio 2016 : Olympic myths, hard realities / Andrew Zimbalist, editor.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2017]


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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.48 R476 2017    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description vii, 256 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : "welcome to hell" / Andrew Zimbalist -- The Olympics in the twenty-first century : where does Rio 2016 fit in? / Jules Boykoff -- Brazil's Olympic rollercoaster / Juliana Barbassa -- Not everyone has a price : how the small favela of Vila Autódromo's fight opened a path to Olympic resistance / Theresa Williamson -- Architecture and urban design : the shaping of Rio 2016 Olympic legacies / Renata Latuf de Oliveira Sanchez and Stephen Essex -- Strictly confidential : access to information and the media in Rio / Jamil Chade -- Safety for whom? : securing Rio for the Olympics / Juliana Barbassa -- Green games : the Olympics, sustainability, and Rio 2016 / Jules Boykoff -- The economic legacy of Rio 2016 / Andrew Zimbalist.
Summary "Rio 2016 assembles the views of leading experts on Brazil and the Olympics into a clear-eyed assessment of the impact of the games on Brazil in general and on the lives of Cariocas, as Rio's residents are known"--Publisher's website.
Subject Olympic Games (31st : 2016 : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) -- Social aspects.
Olympic Games (31st : 2016 : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) -- Political aspects.
Tourism -- Social aspects -- Brazil.
Olympic Games. (OCoLC)fst01408249
Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01354981
Tourism -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01153202
Brazil. (OCoLC)fst01206830
Added Author Zimbalist, Andrew S., editor, author.
Boykoff, Jules, author.
Barbassa, Juliana, author.
Williamson, Theresa, author.
Sanchez, Renata Latuf de Oliveira, author.
Essex, Stephen, author.
Chade, Jamil, author.
ISBN 9780815732457 (paperback)
0815732457 (paperback)
9780815732464 (electronic book)

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