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1-10 of 16 results in Routledge Advances in Event Research Series
Many events have evolved over centuries, drawing on local customs and conditions. However, as the world becomes increasingly globalised, traditional events and the identities they support are increasingly being challenged and rituals may be lost. Reacting against this trend towards homogeneity,...
Published November 2nd 2014 by Routledge
The development of the festival and event industry has seen large scale growth and extensive government support as a result of objectives to enhance and project the image of place and leverage positive sponsorship and regeneration opportunities. As we move deeper into austerity measures prompted by...
Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge
Social perspectives and practices
Events are becoming more complex as their range of functions grows, as meeting places, creative spaces, economic catalysts, social drivers, community builders, image makers, business forums and network nodes. Effective design can produce more successful business models that can help to sustain...
Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge
The growth of events and festivals has been significant over the last decade and a wide range of skills are essential to ensure those events are successful. This requirement has been instrumental in stimulating the creation of more tertiary education opportunities to develop events management...
Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge
This innovative and timely volume moves beyond existing operational and pragmatic approaches to events studies by exploring sports events as social, cultural, political and mediatised phenomena. As the study of this area is developing there is now a need for critical and theoretically informed...
Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge
Cultural heritage and contemporary arts benefit from being showcased in events. Arts-related events are each unique in reflecting local culture; they may be therefore spontaneous (street art and so on) or planned (i.e. studio tours or arts festivals). The Arts and Events explores the nature and...
Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge
International Perspectives on the Event Volunteering Experience
Volunteers make important contributions across the spectrum of event settings, most visibly at high profile mega events such as the Olympic Games they are volunteers are lauded as ‘Games makers’, ’unsung heroes’ and the like. Less visibly volunteers are the heart and soul of community events and...
Published May 4th 2014 by Routledge
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
Battlefield Events: Landscape, Commemoration and Heritage
To Be Published September 30th 2015
Events in the City: Using Public Spaces as Event Venues
To Be Published December 19th 2015
Event Mobilities: The Politics of Place and Performance
To Be Published February 29th 2016