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Olympic Games

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

An ancient Greek festival with athletic, literary, and musical competitions held at Olympia every four years, traditionally from 776 bc until abolished by the Roman emperor Theodosius I in...

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The Chicago Bid to Host the 2016 Olympics

Larry Bennett, Michael Bennett and Stephen Alexander.

Edited by Larry Bennett, Roberta Garner and Euan Hague.

in Neoliberal Chicago

December 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 5806 words.

The Chicago bid to host the 2016 Olympics represented a particular variety of neoliberal policy action: a low-cost physical plan, largely dependent on private financing. It is quite...

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