United Kingdom, 13 July 2012 - In celebration of the 2012 London Olympic Games, Emerald Group Publishing is delighted to offer access to a selection of ten Olympics-related articles from some of its leading publications in a special edition of Research in the News, Emerald’s free online resource for topical research. To access the free articles, visit www.emeraldinsight.com/rin/olympics.htm
As focus turns to London for what is regarded the world’s foremost sports competition, Emerald has selected some of its most groundbreaking and insightful articles which offer a different perspective on what it means to host a “mega” event. Taking a broad look at some of the key issues surrounding the hosting and running of the Olympics, the articles cover logistics, marketing, advertising and tourism, and offer a retrospective look at the impact of the Games on the host city, with case studies of both Beijing (2008) and Athens (2004). Amongst the articles are:
The above articles are part of a special collection being made freely available on "Research in the News", which aims to connect research published in scholarly journals to current global events. Every month, articles or book chapters are selected from the latest Emerald content to highlight new, groundbreaking and topical research whose impact resonates in the real world. This initiative aims to demonstrate the role that quality-validated research can play in better understanding and processing daily information. To access this service, visit www.emeraldinsight.com/rin/index.htm
Published by Emerald Group Publishing, Research in the News demonstrates the company’s efforts to publish research which makes a significant contribution to practice, bridging the gap between the scholarly and practitioner worlds. Further information about Emerald Group Publishing and its publishing philosophy can be found at www.emeraldinsight.com/about/media.htm
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