- Gratton, Chris, 1948-
- Henry, Ian.
- Sports -- Economic aspects
- Sports -- Social aspects
- Community development, Urban
- Urban renewal
- 0415243491 (pbk.) :
- 9780415243491 (pbk.) :
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Part One Introduction: 1. Sport in the City - Research Issues, Ian Henry and Chris Gratton. Part Two Sport and Economic Regeneration: 2. An Analysis of Sources of Momentum that Underline the Investment of Local Public Funds on Major Sporting Facilities and Events, John Crompton; 3. The Role of Major Sports Events in the Economic Regeneration of Cities - Lessons from Seven World and European Championships, Chris Gratton; 4. A Comparison of the Economic Contribution of Hallmark Sporting and Performing Arts Events, Lynley Ingerson. Part Three Sports Events - Bidding, Planning and Organization: 5. A Critical Analysis of the Organization of Major Sports Events, Nigel Dobson and Rosalind Sinnamon; 6. The Economic Impact of Two Major Sporting Events in Two of the UK's "National Cities of Sport", Simon Shibli and Chris Gratton; 7. Bidding to Host a Major Sports Event - Strategic Investment or Complete Lottery?, Paul Emery; 8. The Case of Euro 96 - Where Did the Party Go?, Rex Nash and Sam Johnstone. Part Four Urban Sports Tourism: 9. Sporting a New Image? Sport-based Regeneration strategies as a Means of Enhancing the Image of the City Tourist Destination, Andrew Smith; 10. Sport in the Port - Leisure and Tourism in the Maritime City, Jenny Anderson and Chris Edwards; 11. Imaging, Tourism and Sports Event Fever - The Sydney Olympics and the Need for a Social Charter for Mega-Events, Michael Hall. Part Five Sport and the Development of Urban Communities: 12. Social Benefits of Sport - Where's the Proof?, Jonathan Long and Ian Sanderson; 13. Sport and Cultural Diversity - Why are Women Being Left Out?, Tracy Taylor and Kristine Toohey; 14. Sports Facility Development and the Role of Forecasting - A Retrospective on Swimming in Sheffield, Peter Taylor. Part Six Politics and Sports Policy: 15. Sport, Leisure and European Union Regional Policy; Sport Matters - Urban Regime Theory and Urban Regeneration in the Late Capitalist Era, Kimberley S. Schimmel; 18. Sports Policy Research in the City of Antwerp (Belgium), Marc Theeboom and Paul DeKnop; 19. Developing an Urban School Sports Strategy - A Case Study of Leeds, Peter Bramhan. Part Seven Conclusion: 20. Sport in the City - Where Do We Go From Here?, Chris Gratton and Ian Henry.
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