The sociocultural legacy of the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games

@article{Cho2012TheSL,
  title={The sociocultural legacy of the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games},
  author={Ji Hyun Cho and Alan Bairner},
  journal={Leisure Studies},
  year={2012},
  volume={31},
  pages={271 - 289}
}
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