Securing and Sustaining the Olympic City: Reconfiguring London for 2012 and Beyond

Securing and Sustaining the Olympic City: Reconfiguring London for 2012 and Beyond

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Often seen as the host nation's largest ever logistical undertaking, accommodating the Olympics and its attendant security infrastructure brings seismic changes to both the physical and social geography of its destination.

Since 1976, the defence of the spectacle has become the central feature of its planning, one that has assumed even greater prominence following the bombing of the 1996 Atlanta Games and, most importantly, 9/11. Indeed, the quintupled cost of securing… (more)

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Publisher: Ashgate (April 01, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 306 pages

File size: 3.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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