Video | Thursday, 21st June 2018

World Cup 2018: What impact do mega sporting events have on their host nation?

Dr Chris Mackintosh discusses sport and its place in government policy #AnatomyofaWorldCup

Dr Chris Mackintosh, Senior Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan, discusses how governments may use mega events such as the World Cup to their advantage. His research looks into what drives the decisions the government makes and what the legacies of those decisions are.

In Particular, Dr Mackintosh in interested in the affect that hosting a mega event may have on the community.

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