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1-10 of 12 results in Routledge Advances in Event Research Series
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 10th 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
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
The Future of Events & Festivals
To Be Published August 31st 2014
Event Design: Social perspectives and practices
To Be Published October 21st 2014
Exploring Community Festivals and Events
To Be Published October 21st 2014
Rituals and Traditional Events in the Modern World
To Be Published November 4th 2014