Sports Mega-Events and Urban Legacies: The 2014 FIFA World by Eduardo Alberto Cusce Nobre

By Eduardo Alberto Cusce Nobre

This e-book examines the city legacy of the 2014 soccer international Cup in Brazil around the seven towns that hosted fits. The authors, all specialists and natives of South the United States, examine the context and affects of webhosting the realm Cup for every of the host towns. The chapters use a number history information and native wisdom and figuring out to severely examine what advantages or negative aspects got here besides bidding for and web hosting global Cup ultimate video games, and importantly considers who the beneficiaries the place and are.
It additional offers specific empirical proof that highlights a becoming development in wearing mega occasions: the overestimation of advantages and an irony of prices interested by internet hosting. The e-book provides to the severe literature that offers a counterweight to governments' aspirations to take advantage of mega occasions for the needs of improvement and/or globalization, regardless of the perspectives in their citizens.

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Http://pesquisa. data=06/06/2012&jornal= 1&pagina=3&totalArquivos=232. Brazil, Ministry of Sports. ‘Matriz de Responsabilidades Consolidada’. Brazilian Government Site for the World Cup. December 2014. Accessed 14 February 2016. pdf. Brenner, Neil and Nik Theodore. ‘Cities and the Geographies of “Actually Existing Neoliberalism” ’. In Spaces of Neoliberalism: Urban Restructuring in North America and Western Europe, edited by Neil Brenner and Nik Theodore, pp. 1–32. Oxford: Blackwell, 2008. Costa, Heloisa Soares de Moura and Jupira Gomes de Mendonça.

FILHO resources provided by the Federal Government, an essential partner at the national level for the ongoing neoliberalism turn in Brazilian cities. The counterpoint has been the emergence of new forms of resistance and protest2 that, in June 2013, took to the streets of the country and, particularly in Belo Horizonte, protested against various factors underlying the organisation of the Confederations Cup (the preview event) and the 2014 FIFA World Cup (the main mega-event). Despite full employment, growth and stability, the protests expressed a desire for something more: the strengthening of democracy, transparency and social control, and the obvious need for improvements in public services.

Data=06/06/2012&jornal= 1&pagina=3&totalArquivos=232. Brazil, Ministry of Sports. ‘Matriz de Responsabilidades Consolidada’. Brazilian Government Site for the World Cup. December 2014. Accessed 14 February 2016. pdf. Brenner, Neil and Nik Theodore. ‘Cities and the Geographies of “Actually Existing Neoliberalism” ’. In Spaces of Neoliberalism: Urban Restructuring in North America and Western Europe, edited by Neil Brenner and Nik Theodore, pp. 1–32. Oxford: Blackwell, 2008. Costa, Heloisa Soares de Moura and Jupira Gomes de Mendonça.

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