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Construction of Beijing As an Olympic City

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ISBN-10: 383835480X

ISBN-13: 9783838354804

Edition: N/A

Authors: Heidi �stb� Haugen

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Many cities offer to provide high-quality infrastructure for the Olympic Games stadiums, housing, transportation, and media facilities. The International Olympic Committee has no firm criteria for selecting between qualified cities that bid to host the Olympics. During the contest to host the 2008 Games, Beijing distinguished their bid from other candidatures by presenting arguments that went far beyond organizational capacity. This did not only win them the right to host the Olympic Games, but also served to increase the legitimacy of the IOC and reinforce the strongly modernist ideologies of the Chinese government and the Olympic Movement. This paper analyses how Beijing set their bid…    
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Book details

List price: $61.00
Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 120
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.28" tall
Weight: 0.418
Language: English