Sport, Spectacle and Mega Events

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 5:30 PM-7:20 PM
Room: 412
RC27 Sociology of Sport (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizer:
Kimberly SCHIMMEL, Kent State University, USA
Contextualising Sport Spectacles: Exploring Non-Spectacular Aspects of Spectacular Mega-Events (Oral Presentation)
Maurice ROCHE, Sheffield University, United Kingdom

The 1978 Wold Cup in Argentina, from within Its Political Prisons and Clandestine Detentions Centres (Oral Presentation)
Mara POLGOVSKY, Center of Latin American Studies, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom; Ilan LEW, École Hautes Études Sciences Sociales, France

The Nagano Olympics: Impacts on Local Community (Oral Presentation)
Masayuki TAKAO, Tokyo University of Science, Japan

The 1988 Seoul Olympic Games and Habituating Developementalism in Korean Society (Oral Presentation)
Haenam PARK, Seoul National University, South Korea

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