Olympic Risks (Executive Politics and Governance) (Hardcover)

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An exploration of how the Olympics are organised in response to risk. This book looks at the tension between the riskiness of mega-events, attributable to their scale and complexities, and the societal, political and organisational pressures that exist for safety, security and management of risk - leading to changes in how the Games are governed.

About the Author


WILL JENNINGS Senior Lecturer in Politics at Southampton University, UK, and Research Associate at the Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He specializes in the analysis of government and public opinion, research methods and risk management in mega-projects and mega-events.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780230300064
ISBN-10: 0230300065
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: May 29th, 2012
Pages: 263
Language: English
Series: Executive Politics and Governance