By Iain MacRury,Gavin Poynter

Drawing upon ancient, cultural, financial and socio-demographic views, this booklet examines the function of a wearing mega-event in selling city regeneration and social renewal. evaluating towns that experience or might be internet hosting the development, it explores the political economic climate of the video games and the altering function of the country in growing post-industrial metropolitan areas. It evaluates the altering perceptions of the Olympic video games and the position of activity within the worldwide media age regularly and assesses the implication of 'mega-event' regeneration regulations for neighborhood groups and their cultural, social and monetary identities, with particular connection with east London and the Thames Gateway.

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