Festivalisation and urban renewal in the Global South: socio-spatial consequences of the 2010 FIFA World Cup

@article{Steinbrink2011FestivalisationAU,
  title={Festivalisation and urban renewal in the Global South: socio-spatial consequences of the 2010 FIFA World Cup},
  author={M. Steinbrink and C. Haferburg and A. Ley},
  journal={South African Geographical Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={93},
  pages={15 - 28}
}
  • M. Steinbrink, C. Haferburg, A. Ley
  • Published 2011
  • Economics
  • South African Geographical Journal
  • Sports mega events increasingly take place in the metropolises of emerging economies. As a city-marketing tool, these events are said to make the host cities more visible in the international competition for foreign and domestic investments. Infrastructural upgrades and fast tracking of urban development projects, as well as giving focus and legitimation to urban policy makers, are supposedly the further benefits of hosting mega events. This recalls the ‘Festivalisation of Urban Policy… CONTINUE READING
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