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  1. The Serious Leisure Perspective

    An Introduction

    By Sam Elkington, Robert A. Stebbins

    The "Serious Leisure Perspective" (SLP) is a theoretical framework that can help us understand the complexities of modern leisure as both an activity and an experience. Bringing together the study of serious leisure, casual leisure and project-based leisure, it is an essential component of the...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Sports Events, Society and Culture

    Edited by Katherine Dashper, Thomas Fletcher, Nicola McCullough

    Series: 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 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Festival and Event Management in Nordic Countries

    Edited by Tommy D. Andersson, Donald Getz, Reidar Johan Mykletun

    This book on events-related research marks a watershed in the development of a "Nordic School" of festival and event research. Each of the chapters presents a new and interesting approach to the study of events, in terms of methods, perspectives or content. It is mostly rooted in management theory...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Celebration Capitalism and the Olympic Games

    By Jules Boykoff

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

    The Olympic Games have become the world’s greatest media and marketing event—a global celebration of exceptional athletics gilded with corporate cash. Huge corporations vie for association with the "Olympic Image" in the hope of gaining a worldwide marketing audience of billions. In this...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Youth Olympic Games

    Edited by Dag Vidar Hanstad, Milena M. Parent, Barrie Houlihan

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    The first summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) were held in Singapore in 2010 and the first winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck in 2012. The IOC hopes that the YOG will encourage young people to be more active and that they will bring the Olympic movement closer to its original founding values....

    Published June 5th 2014 by Routledge

  6. London, Europe and the Olympic Games

    Historical Perspectives

    Edited by Thierry Terret

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    London hosted the Olympic Games for the third time in 2012, a mega-event where the political, economic and social expectations could hardly be compared with the previous London Games of 1908 and 1948. In addition, the Olympic Games went back to Europe in 2012 after a long period where (...

    Published May 28th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Arts and Events

    By Hilary Du Cros, Lee Jolliffe

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    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 20th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Sustainable Event Management

    A Practical Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Meegan Jones

    Gatherings of people for a purpose always have and always will be a part of the human story. Those staging these events have a social and environmental responsibility to manage their impacts and enhance their positive lasting legacies. Written by a leader in the field, this book is a practical,...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Strategic Sports Event Management

    Third edition, 3rd Edition

    By Guy Masterman

    The hosting of sports events – whether large international events, or smaller niche events – can have a significant and long-lasting impact on the local environment, economy and society. Strategic Sports Event Management provides students and event managers with an insight into the strategic...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Event Volunteering

    International Perspectives on the Event Volunteering Experience

    Edited by Karen A. Smith, Leonie Lockstone-Binney, Kirsten Holmes, Tom Baum

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    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 5th 2014 by Routledge