By Eduardo Alberto Cusce Nobre

This publication examines the city legacy of the 2014 soccer international Cup in Brazil around the seven towns that hosted suits. The authors, all specialists and natives of South the United States, examine the context and affects of website hosting the area Cup for every of the host towns. The chapters use a number of history info and native wisdom and figuring out to seriously verify what advantages or negative aspects got here besides bidding for and internet hosting global Cup ultimate video games, and importantly considers who the beneficiaries the place and are.

It additional offers specified empirical proof that highlights a growing to be development in wearing mega occasions: the overestimation of advantages and an irony of prices all for web hosting. The e-book provides to the serious literature that offers a counterweight to governments' aspirations to exploit mega occasions for the needs of improvement and/or globalization, regardless of the perspectives in their citizens.

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