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A Stakeholder Approach
Food and wine events have gained popularity internationally. Their importance in local economic development has grown, especially in Europe, as they are seen as a source of income for local economic systems, a way for creating new job positions and effective tools for promoting and increasing...
Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge
The importance of fashion and design in an events context remains under-researched, despite their ubiquity and significance from a societal and economic perspective. Fashion-themed events, for example, appeal to broad audiences and may tour the globe. Staging these events might help to brand...
Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge
A Research Perspective
Conferences and conventions are one of the fastest growing areas of the events industry. This is a substantially important sector yet research into many dimensions is in its infancy. This timely book, uniquely presents a ‘state of the art’ synthesis of the research on both demand and supply sides...
Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge
A Holistic Approach
Cities and regions around the world increasingly capitalize on a series of events aimed at optimizing their reach and outcomes. How then can a series of different events be developed and harnessed? What are the conditions and the means by which synergies and collaboration among different events and...
Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge
Event Audiences and Expectations for the first time examines why people participate in festivals and events, the types of events which stimulate participation, and the fanatical antics of fans who become involved in these events. By doing so the book offers significant insight into how event...
Published September 4th 2013 by Routledge
Socio-cultural Analyses of Festivals and Spectacles
Although the event management field has grown considerably over the last decade, critical, social-scientific studies of the international events industry are rare. This book intends to help fill this void. It focuses on power, social and political relations, conflicts and controversies in the...
Published July 10th 2013 by Routledge
Memory, Identities, Conflict
Commemorative Events emphasise remembering. They are held on the anniversaries of significant past events, either annually or after significant time periods. Commemorative events provide fascinating insight into how societies see themselves, their heritage and their identity. These events however...
Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge
Social impacts are increasingly used as one of the main justifications for staging and funding events, and yet there is very little empirical evidence on the extent to which these impacts are realised by different kinds of events or in different settings. This timely volume fills this gap by being...
Published February 27th 2013 by Routledge
Critical and Contemporary Approaches
The growth of the events industry brings with it concerns of sustainable management, the sharing of available resources, and ensuring that people and places are not over-exploited. While the environmental and economic dimensions of sustainability have attracted a reasonable attention in the study...
Published December 9th 2012 by Routledge
Event Volunteering: International Perspectives on the Event Volunteering Experience
To Be Published May 8th 2014
The Arts and Events
To Be Published May 22nd 2014
Sports Events, Society and Culture
To Be Published July 8th 2014
The Future of Events & Festivals
To Be Published August 31st 2014
To Be Published September 30th 2014
Rituals and Traditional Events in the Modern World
To Be Published September 30th 2014