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Rio de Janeiro and the dream of a global city: mega-events and urban policy
Journal Title: ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI 
Author/s: Arturo Di Bella 
Year:  2017 Issue: 118 Language: Italian 
Pages:  22 Pg. 97-118 FullText PDF:  122 KB
DOI:  10.3280/ASUR2017-118005
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Rio de Janeiro and the dream of the global city: mega events and urban politics. This article intends to analyse the Rio de Janeiro’s strategy of globalization based on the politics of mega sporting events. The adoption of a relational and territorial perspective permits to unveil the peculiar relations between urban politics, global flows and local agency, highlighting the contradictions and the tensions accompanying the production of urban space.
Keywords: Global capitalism, urban politics, local agency, Olympics, Rio de Janeiro

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Arturo Di Bella, Rio de Janeiro and the dream of a global city: mega-events and urban policy in "ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI" 118/2017, pp. 97-118, DOI:10.3280/ASUR2017-118005

   

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