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The London olympics: making a piece of city

Burdett, Richard (2012) The London olympics: making a piece of city. British Politics and Policy at LSE (01 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Ricky Burdett discusses the Olympics’ ‘Great Leap Eastwards’ and argues that the city is on its way to improving on the pattern of social inequality. However, the journey will be long and fraught with challenges. City government needs to retain control and ownership of the land, and put in place checks and balances to ensure that land values and gentrification do not push existing communities in the vicinity out.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Sets: Departments > Sociology
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Research centres and groups > LSE Cities (Cities Programme)
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2013 11:49
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/48584/

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