Description
?If?the?main?argument?for?hosting?a?mega?event?like?the?Winter?Olympics?is?the?long?term?economic?impacts?it
will?generate,?the?Lillehammer?experience?quite?clearly?points?to?the?conclusion?that?it?is?a?waste?of?money??
To?what?extent?do?you?agree?with?Spilling?s?view??

BA (Hons) Management, Leadership & Leisure

Sport & Development
Year 3

2016/17

Assignment

?If the main argument for hosting a mega-event like the Winter Olympics is the long-term economic impacts it will generate, the Lillehammer experience quite clearly points to the conclusion that it is a waste of money?

(Spilling, O.R. (1998), Beyond Intermezzo? On the Long-Term Industrial Impacts of Mega Events: The Case of Lillehammer 1994, Festival Management & Event Tourism, Vol 5, pp 101-122., p121)

To what extent do you agree with Spilling?s view?

Examples should be used to support your arguments

Assessment criteria

Introduction 5%
Selection and use of sources 20%
Discussion and analysis 30%
Use of examples 20%
Conclusion 10%
Referencing and bibliography 10%
Presentation 5%

Word count ? 3,000 words

BA (Hons) Management Leadership & Leisure
Sport & Development

Reading List
2016/17

Core texts

Coalter, F. (2007), A wider social role for sport: Who?s keeping the score? Routledge

Gold, J. R. & Gold, M.M. (2007), Olympic Cities: City agendas, planning and the world games, 1896-2012, Routledge

Gratton, C & Henry, I.P. (2001), Sport in the city: The role of sport in economic and social regeneration, Routledge

Holt, R. & Ruta, D. (2015), Routledge handbook of sport and legacy: Meeting the challenge of major sports events, Routledge

Horne, J. & Whannel. G. (2016), Understanding the Olympics, (2nd edition) Routledge

Maennig, W. & Zimbalist, A. (2012), International handbook on the economics of mega sporting events, Edward Elgar

Preuss, H. (2004), The economics of staging the Olympics: A comparison of the games 1972-2008, Edward Elgar

Sam. M.P. & Hughson, J.( 2013), Sport in the city: Cultural connections, Routledge

Zimbalist, A. (2015), Circus Maximus: The economic gamble behind hosting the Olympics and the World Cup, Brookings Institution Press

Journals

European Sport Management Quarterly
Event Management
International Journal of the History of Sport
Leisure Studies
Leisure Management
Sport in Society
Tourism Management
Urban Geography
Urban Studies

Examples?should?be?used?to?support?your?arguments

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Description
?If?the?main?argument?for?hosting?a?mega?event?like?the?Winter?Olympics?is?the?long?term?economic?impacts?it
will?generate,?the?Lillehammer?experience?quite?clearly?points?to?the?conclusion?that?it?is?a?waste?of?money??
To?what?extent?do?you?agree?with?Spilling?s?view??

BA (Hons) Management, Leadership & Leisure

Sport & Development
Year 3

2016/17

Assignment

?If the main argument for hosting a mega-event like the Winter Olympics is the long-term economic impacts it will generate, the Lillehammer experience quite clearly points to the conclusion that it is a waste of money?

(Spilling, O.R. (1998), Beyond Intermezzo? On the Long-Term Industrial Impacts of Mega Events: The Case of Lillehammer 1994, Festival Management & Event Tourism, Vol 5, pp 101-122., p121)

To what extent do you agree with Spilling?s view?

Examples should be used to support your arguments

Assessment criteria

Introduction 5%
Selection and use of sources 20%
Discussion and analysis 30%
Use of examples 20%
Conclusion 10%
Referencing and bibliography 10%
Presentation 5%

Word count ? 3,000 words

BA (Hons) Management Leadership & Leisure
Sport & Development

Reading List
2016/17

Core texts

Coalter, F. (2007), A wider social role for sport: Who?s keeping the score? Routledge

Gold, J. R. & Gold, M.M. (2007), Olympic Cities: City agendas, planning and the world games, 1896-2012, Routledge

Gratton, C & Henry, I.P. (2001), Sport in the city: The role of sport in economic and social regeneration, Routledge

Holt, R. & Ruta, D. (2015), Routledge handbook of sport and legacy: Meeting the challenge of major sports events, Routledge

Horne, J. & Whannel. G. (2016), Understanding the Olympics, (2nd edition) Routledge

Maennig, W. & Zimbalist, A. (2012), International handbook on the economics of mega sporting events, Edward Elgar

Preuss, H. (2004), The economics of staging the Olympics: A comparison of the games 1972-2008, Edward Elgar

Sam. M.P. & Hughson, J.( 2013), Sport in the city: Cultural connections, Routledge

Zimbalist, A. (2015), Circus Maximus: The economic gamble behind hosting the Olympics and the World Cup, Brookings Institution Press

Journals

European Sport Management Quarterly
Event Management
International Journal of the History of Sport
Leisure Studies
Leisure Management
Sport in Society
Tourism Management
Urban Geography
Urban Studies

Examples?should?be?used?to?support?your?arguments

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Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *