Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Sport mega events - the 2010 FIFA World Cup

With the Rugby World Cup currently being held in New Zealand, and the Olympics and Paralympics coming to London in 2012 the latest issue of Development Southern Africa, (Vol. 28, No. 3, 01 Sep 2011) should make for interesting reading, with a special focus on the 2010 FIFA WOrld Cup and its legacies.

The new issue contains the following articles:


"Sport mega-events and their legacies: The 2010 FIFA World Cup" Scarlett Cornelissen, Urmilla Bob & Kamilla Swart


"Towards redefining the concept of legacy in relation to sport mega-events: Insights from the 2010 FIFA World Cup" Scarlett Cornelissen, Urmilla Bob & Kamilla Swart

"Tourist displacement in two South African sport mega-events" Johan Fourie, Krige Siebrits & Karly Spronk

"South Africa under FIFA's reign: The World Cup's contribution to urban development" Christoph Haferburg

"The 2010 FIFA World Cup high-frequency data economics: Effects on international tourism and awareness for South Africa" Stan du Plessis & Wolfgang Maennig

"A method for calculating the crowding-out effect in sport mega-event impact studies: The 2010 FIFA World Cup" Holger Preuss

"Rural community perceptions of the 2010 FIFA World Cup: The Makhowe community in KwaZulu-Natal" Urmilla Bob & Mbali Majola

"Pan-Africanism and the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa" Sabelo J Ndlovu-Gatsheni

"A sport and sociocultural legacy beyond 2010: A case study of the Football Foundation of South Africa" Kamilla Swart, Urmilla Bob, Brendon Knott & Mushfieqah Salie

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