Hosting the Olympic Games
Uncertainty, Debates and Controversy
Edited by Marie Delaplace and Pierre-Olaf Schut
Series: Advances in Tourism
Hosting the Olympic Games: Uncertainty, Debates, and Controversy provides a broad and comprehensive analysis of past Olympic and Paralympic events shedding critical light on the future of the Games with a specific look at the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympics. It draws attention to the debates and paradox that hosting the Games presents for the contemporary city.
Including a variety of international and comparative case studies from a range of contributing academics this will be essential reading for students and researchers in the field of Event studies as well as various disciplines including Tourism, Heritage studies and Urban and Environmental studies.