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Author Lowes, Mark Douglas, 1969- author

Title Indy Dreams and Urban Nightmares : Speed Merchants, Spectacle, and the Struggle over Public Space in The World Class City / Mark Douglas Lowes
Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Spectacular Consumption Spaces -- 2. Competing Visions -- 3. Selling the Spectacle -- 4. Resisting the Spectacle -- 5. Spectacular Space and the Ideology of the 'World-Class' City -- Appendix: A Note on Method -- Notes -- References -- Index
Summary Lowes examines the conflict that arose between a Vancouver community and the civic boosters who wanted to move the Molson Indy Vancouver motorsport event to their neighbourhood park
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed Jan. 06, 2016)
Subject Automobile racing -- British Columbia -- Vancouver.
Community organization -- Citizen participation -- Case studies.
Sports and tourism -- British Columbia -- Vancouver.
Urban economics -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1442670223