Circus Maximus: The Economic Gamble Behind Hosting the Olympics and the World cup download free [PDF and Ebook] by Andrew Zimbalist

Circus Maximus: The Economic Gamble Behind Hosting the Olympics and the World cup download free [PDF and Ebook] by Andrew Zimbalist year 2016
  • Book name: Circus Maximus: The Economic Gamble Behind Hosting the Olympics and the World cup
  • Author: Andrew Zimbalist
  • Release date: 2016/5/16
  • Publisher: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Sports
  • ISBN: 9780815727248
  • Rating: 8.32 of 10
  • Votes: 810
  • Review by: Dash Tanner
  • Review rating: 9.38 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/8
  • Total pages: 224
  • Includes a PDF summary of 21 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Author Andrew Zimbalist looks beyond the headlines of two of the world's most beloved sporting events: the Olympics and the World Cup.In the expanded and updated edition of his bestselling book, Circus Maximus: The Economic Gamble Behind Hosting the Olympics and the World Cup, Zimbalist tackles the bogus claim that the cities chosen to host these high-profile sporting events experience an economic windfall. He now takes aim at the outrageous FIFA scandal, Boston's bid for the 2024 summer Olympics, and the criticism surrounding the 2015 Women's World Cup. Circus Maximus focuses on major cities like London and Barcelona that have previously hosted these sporting events to provide context for cities like Tokyo and Rio de Janerio, which are currently bearing the weight of exploding expenses, corruption, and protests. Zimbalist offers a sobering look at the Olympics and the World Cup outside of the echo chamber.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 11H34M24S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Central Government Policies, Olympic Games, Football (Soccer, Association Football), International Economics, International Business, Political Economy, Management Decision Making, Taxation
  • Available formats: PML, DOC, PDB, EPUB, PDF, WORD, TXT, ODT. Compressed in RAR, LZMA, ZIP, TGZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 22.63 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x15.24mm
  • Weight: 339g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Washington DC, United States
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