Often seen as 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. Through analyzing the social and community impact of the 2012 Games and its security operation on East London, this book considers whether utopian visions of legacy can be sustained given the demands of providing a global securitised event on the magnitude of the modern Olympics.Reconfiguring London for 2012 and Beyond Dr Gary Armstrong, Professor Dick Hobbs, Professor Jon Coaffee, Dr Pete Fussey ... However, whether many of the current local community fit the typical John Lewis customer demographic is doubtful ... of Newham Council in 2008 on one of their monthly a#39;regeneration toursa#39;, they received the answer that a#39;Stratford Centre ... of the Ap1.7 billion Westfield shopping centre in Shepherda#39;s Bush, West London, ultimately generating controversy overanbsp;...
|Title||:||Securing and Sustaining the Olympic City|
|Author||:||Dr Gary Armstrong, Professor Dick Hobbs, Professor Jon Coaffee, Dr Pete Fussey|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2012-12-28|