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Rio 2016 Olympics: a rite of non-passage

Donadelli, Flavia and Queiroz Cunha, Bruno (2016) Rio 2016 Olympics: a rite of non-passage. LSE Department of Government Blog (12 Aug 2016). Website.

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In 2009 Rio won the race to host the Olympics amid a wave of Brazilian optimism, however in 2016 some Brazilians are feeling less than enthusiastic about the games. Flavia Donadelli and Bruno Queiroz Cunha argue that the discontent and controversy surrounding Rio 2016 highlights the deep-seated political, social and economic problems that Brazil needs to address.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: Government
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JL Political institutions (America except United States)
Date Deposited: 26 May 2017 12:00
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 08:48

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