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In this paper, we build upon recent scholarship on sport event legacies to identify, categorise, and describe the key processes underpinning sport event interactions with human rights (HR). It develops a simple, representative model to illustrate the points where sport events bisect with HR and...
Despite recent efforts to blend sport and human rights, activism for children's rights in sport has historically been marginalised. The positive ‘social legacy’ of sport events frequently masks more problematic issues, including child exploitation. We argue that harms to children in hosting...
In the past decade, debates regarding the sex industries, especially street-level sex work, have become exacerbated by the hosting of international sporting events. Such issues as displacement, safety concerns and financial cuts to social services have contributed to the problematisation of the...
Our objective is to present a novel approach and supplement to indicator-based impact assessment through the use of embedded case study. We will build a hybridized, methodological approach in order to extend the capacity, potential, and utility of the Olympic Games impact (OGI) study as an...
Community festivals appear to be proliferating, partly in response to local government social justice policy imperatives around strengthening sense of community among their constituents. This has led to policies that encourage participation by all so as to minimise social isolation, increase...
Mega-events engender positive and negative impacts for host communities, including economic, social/cultural, and environmental. Host community residents have grown weary of the financial investments and have demonstrated concerns of increased taxation and cost of living. These two impacts are...
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