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2017, Routledge critical studies in urbanism and the city, ISBN 1138217530, xi, 194 pages
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Tourism Management, ISSN 0261-5177, 10/2018, Volume 68, pp. 46 - 51
This study uses a sample drawn from 317 residents (Emiratis and expatriates) of the city of Dubai and a two-step procedure based on structural equation... 
Place identity | Mega events | Residents' reactions to mega events | Place dependence | Residents’ reactions to mega events | DIMENSIONALITY | FIT INDEXES | MANAGEMENT | TOURISM | ATTITUDES | PLACE ATTACHMENT | IDENTITY | SUPPORT | CITY | HOSPITALITY, LEISURE, SPORT & TOURISM | ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES | SENSE | VALIDITY | Trade shows | Sales promotions | Bonds | Analysis | Travel industry
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Tourism Management, ISSN 0261-5177, 02/2006, Volume 27, Issue 1, pp. 86 - 96
The purposes of this study were (1) to examine the South Korean residents’ perceptions of the impacts of the 2002 World Cup Games on their communities before... 
South Korea | Residents’ perceptions | Sports mega-events | World Cup | Residents' perceptions | sports mega-events | MANAGEMENT | RESIDENTS PERCEPTIONS | TOURISM DEVELOPMENT | MEGA-EVENTS | ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES | residents' perceptions | HOST PERCEPTIONS | ATTITUDES | Professional soccer | Analysis | Traffic congestion
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Eurasian Geography and Economics: Discursive and Material Practices of Space and Modernization in Russia, ISSN 1538-7216, 11/2014, Volume 55, Issue 6, pp. 628 - 655
This paper assesses the outcomes of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, examining the costs and economic impacts of the event, the prospects for... 
benefits | costs | mega-project | mega-event | infrastructure | tourism | Sochi | Olympic Games | WINTER OLYMPICS | AREA STUDIES | GEOPOLITICS | MEGA-EVENTS | GEOGRAPHY
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Urban Studies, ISSN 0042-0980, 3/2017, Volume 54, Issue 4, pp. 971 - 983
Hosting a mega-event is a costly activity of short duration. Still, cities frequently compete to become host of all types of events. This paper examines the... 
mega-events | host city | city size | impact
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The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, ISSN 1369-1481, 11/2014, Volume 16, Issue 4, pp. 572 - 596
Research Highlights and Abstract The article discusses how states are increasingly using sports mega-events as part of their ‘soft power’ strategies The... 
sports mega‐events | international prestige | Soft power | Sports mega-events | International prestige | sports mega-events | POLICY | INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS | PUBLIC DIPLOMACY | POLITICAL SCIENCE | POLITICS | WORLD | Political power | International relations | Paralympic Games | Comparative analysis | Olympic games | International relations-UK | Sports
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Tourism Management, ISSN 0261-5177, 12/2017, Volume 63, pp. 234 - 241
This paper examines the role of paradoxes in research and proposes strategies of engaging with them. For this purpose, it analyses the ways in which six... 
Paradox | Mega-events | Critical event studies | Modernity | World Cup | Olympic Games | MANAGEMENT | TOURISM | HOSPITALITY, LEISURE, SPORT & TOURISM | ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES | Travel industry | Analysis
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Leisure Studies: Leveraging Mega-Events, ISSN 0261-4367, 11/2015, Volume 34, Issue 6, pp. 627 - 642
There is considerable ambiguity about what makes an event a mega-event. Intervening in this debate, this paper develops a definition and classification scheme... 
mega-events | size | World Cup | impact | definition | hallmark events | Olympic Games | OLYMPIC CITIES | TOURISM | HOSPITALITY, LEISURE, SPORT & TOURISM
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Tourism Management, ISSN 0261-5177, 2008, Volume 29, Issue 3, pp. 403 - 428
This article reviews ‘event tourism’ as both professional practice and a field of academic study. The origins and evolution of research on event tourism are... 
Event tourism | Research | Theory | Definitions | event tourism | SPORT | MANAGEMENT | INVOLVEMENT | CONVENTION | FESTIVALS | MOTIVATION | research | STRATEGIES | INTENTIONS | HOSPITALITY, LEISURE, SPORT & TOURISM | MEGA-EVENTS | ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES | SPECIALIZATION | definitions | theory | Travel industry | Analysis
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International Journal of Japanese Sociology, ISSN 0918-7545, 03/2019, Volume 28, Issue 1, pp. 128 - 131
The article discusses some of the issues that sociologists research with respect to the Olympic Games. 
sport | Olympic Games | mega‐events
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Tourism Management, ISSN 0261-5177, 2011, Volume 32, Issue 2, pp. 349 - 356
This study analysed Barbadians’ perceptions of the impacts on Barbados of jointly hosting the International Cricket Council Cricket World Cup 2007. The aim was... 
ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 | Barbados | Local residents’ perceptions | Sports mega-events | Local residents' perceptions | MANAGEMENT | TOURISM | HOSPITALITY, LEISURE, SPORT & TOURISM | MEGA-EVENTS | ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES | HOST PERCEPTIONS | ATTITUDES | Cricket | Analysis | Traffic congestion
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International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, ISSN 0959-6119, 03/2017, Volume 29, Issue 3, pp. 1052 - 1071
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Antipode, ISSN 0066-4812, 09/2019, Volume 51, Issue 4, pp. 1231 - 1250
“Fast” urban policy is increasingly common as city leaders draw on globally mobile policy models to accelerate the policymaking process. Critics have responded... 
fast policy | policy mobilities | urban activism | comparative urbanism | mega‐events | mega-events | OLYMPICS | KNOWLEDGE | POLITICS | MOBILITIES | GLOBAL CIRCUITS | POVERTY | MODELS | SECURITY | CONVERGENCE | GEOGRAPHY | PROTEST | Activism | Policy making | Fieldwork | Resistance | Tactics | Protests | Urban policy | Coalitions | Demonstrations & protests | Comparative studies | Campaigns | Cities
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Tourism Management, ISSN 0261-5177, 02/2019, Volume 70, pp. 355 - 367
London 2012 promised local small businesses access to lucrative Olympic event-tourism and visitor trading opportunities. However, as urban spaces were... 
Hard and soft tactics | Olympic tourism | Host community | Mega-event | Small businesses | Exclusion | Communal resistance | London 2012 | SPORTS MEGA-EVENTS | STAKEHOLDER THEORY | MANAGEMENT | LEGACIES | TOURISM | GAMES | HOSPITALITY, LEISURE, SPORT & TOURISM | ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES | IMPACTS | PROTEST | Social aspects | Travel industry | Business schools
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