The Olympic Games and the Environment

  • John Karamichas

Part of the Global Culture and Sport book series (GCS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. John Karamichas
    Pages 1-16
  3. John Karamichas
    Pages 95-102
  4. John Karamichas
    Pages 168-197
  5. John Karamichas
    Pages 198-205
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 206-242

About this book


This book examines the environmental credentials of Olympic Host cities and the opportunities afforded by hosting the Games towards the ecological modernization of the host nation by using perspectives offered by environmental sociology. It also sets out projections for the environmental legacy of London 2012.


environment Nation sociology

Authors and affiliations

  • John Karamichas
    • 1
  1. 1.Queen’s UniversityBelfastUK

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