Mega-events, legacies and impacts : notes on 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics / Fabricio Leal de Oliveira... [et al.]

Oliveira, Fabricio Leal de

This paper presents a reflection on the implementation of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and its social and spatial repercussions. It incorporates results of research that comprises a survey of bibliography on mega-events; a survey of information on government Internet sites and major and alternative media; a mapping of social conflicts related to the Olympics’ main projects; interviews with social actors and politicians; and observations of public meetings organized by the government or communities.


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