Can a mega-event be developmental? : a case study of Cape Town as it prepares for the 2010 World Cup

 

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dc.contributor.advisor Lincoln, David en_ZA
dc.contributor.author Cristando, John R en_ZA
dc.date.accessioned 2014-12-27T19:43:52Z
dc.date.available 2014-12-27T19:43:52Z
dc.date.issued 2006 en_ZA
dc.identifier.citation Cristando, J. 2006. Can a mega-event be developmental? : a case study of Cape Town as it prepares for the 2010 World Cup. University of Cape Town. en_ZA
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11427/10281
dc.description Includes bibliographical (leaves 97-101). en_ZA
dc.description.abstract Cities and nations around the world vigorously compete to host mega-events such as the Olympics and the World Cup, despite the history of mixed economic and social impacts of these events. While such events have been traditionally sought by hosts as vehicles primarily for economic growth, image enhancement, and generation of civic and cultural pride, a recent trend is emerging in which substantial developmental components are integrated into hosting strategies. This study utilizes the human development paradigm, and its attendant emphasis on facilitating gains by the poor and disadvantaged, to evaluate the degree to which Cape Town can integrate developmental priorities into the role it plays as one of South Africa's host cities of the 2010 World Cup. The analysis focuses on the clash between the city's expansive human development objectives and the logistical and commercial dictates of hosting a mega-event. Also brought to the fore are the consequential public planning decisions required when hosting a mega-event in a developing city, with ramifications that can be particularly acute for the disadvantaged.. en_ZA
dc.language.iso eng en_ZA
dc.subject.other Development Studies en_ZA
dc.title Can a mega-event be developmental? : a case study of Cape Town as it prepares for the 2010 World Cup en_ZA
dc.type Thesis / Dissertation en_ZA
uct.type.publication Research en_ZA
uct.type.resource Thesis en_ZA
dc.publisher.institution University of Cape Town
dc.publisher.faculty Faculty of Humanities en_ZA
dc.publisher.department Department of Social Development en_ZA
dc.type.qualificationlevel Masters en_ZA
dc.type.qualificationname MPhil en_ZA
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