Olympic dreams: visions of partnership

Cochrane, Allan; Peck, Jamie and Tickell, Adam (2002). Olympic dreams: visions of partnership. In: Peck, Jamie and Ward, Kevin eds. City of Revolution: Restructuring Manchester. Manchester: Manchester University Press, pp. 95–115.

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Discussion of the Manchester Olympic bid, highlighting the extent to which bidding for mega projects is also part of a process of bidding for grants from national government. Exploration of the urban politics of global sports events.

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