Rio de Janeiro and the dream of the global city: mega events and urban politics. This article intends to analyse the Rio de Janeiro's strategy of globalization based on the politics of mega sporting events. The adoption of a relational and territorial perspective permits to unveil the peculiar relations between urban politics, global flows and local agency, highlighting the contradictions and the tensions accompanying the production of urban space.

Rio de Janeiro e il sogno della città globale: Mega-eventi e politica urbana

Di Bella, Arturo
2017-01-01

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Rio de Janeiro and the dream of the global city: mega events and urban politics. This article intends to analyse the Rio de Janeiro's strategy of globalization based on the politics of mega sporting events. The adoption of a relational and territorial perspective permits to unveil the peculiar relations between urban politics, global flows and local agency, highlighting the contradictions and the tensions accompanying the production of urban space.
Global capitalism; Local agency; Olympics; Rio de Janeiro; Urban politics; Sociology and Political Science; Urban Studies
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