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  1. Power, Politics and International Events

    Socio-cultural Analyses of Festivals and Spectacles

    Edited by Udo Merkel

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    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

  2. Tourism Policy and Planning

    Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

    By David L. Edgell Sr, Jason Swanson

    The wellspring to the future global growth in tourism is a commitment toward good policy and strategic planning. Governments, the private sector, international organizations, academic institutions, and not-for-profit agencies must be the leaders in developing sustainable tourism policies that...

    Published May 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Promoting and Marketing Events

    Theory and Practice

    By Nigel Jackson

    This accessible book introduces students to the theories, concepts and skills required to promote an event successfully. To promote an event effectively it is essential to understand marketing, but it is also important to recognise that it is not just consumers who are the audience: other publics...

    Published March 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Ambush Marketing in Sports

    By Gerd Nufer

    Series: Routledge Sports Marketing Series

    Ambush marketing is a strategy by which a company or organisation uses their marketing communications to associate themselves with an event without being an official sponsor or authorised partner or licensee. It has become a particular concern in the marketing of major sports events, with...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Exploring the Social Impacts of Events

    Edited by Greg Richards, Marisa de Brito, Linda Wilks

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    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

  6. Crowds in the 21st Century

    Perspectives from contemporary social science

    Edited by John Drury, Clifford Stott

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Social Science

    Crowds in the 21st Century presents the latest theory and research on crowd events and crowd behaviour from across a range of social sciences, including psychology, sociology, law, and communication studies. Whether describing the language of the crowd in protest events, measuring the ability of...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Events and The Social Sciences

    By Hazel Andrews, Teresa Leopold

    As the events management field expands as an area of study, there is a need to move beyond the business and marketing-driven approaches which dominate the literature towards a more advanced conceptual analysis and understanding of events from a socio-cultural context. This book addresses this need...

    Published February 7th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Events and the Environment

    By Robert Case

    Many of our planet’s support systems are in crisis. Climate change, resource shortages and environmental pollution threaten our economy and lifestyles. Society as a whole needs to adopt policies that can meet these challenges. The ever expanding event industry is no exception. Anyone involved in...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Event Management in Sport, Recreation and Tourism

    Theoretical and Practical Dimensions

    By Cheryl Mallen, Lorne Adams

    Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, Event Management in Sport, Recreation and Tourism provides a comprehensive theoretical and practical framework for planning and managing events. Focusing on the role of the event manager and their diverse responsibilities through each phase of the...

    Published December 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Sustainable Culinary Systems

    Local Foods, Innovation, Tourism and Hospitality

    Edited by C. Michael Hall, Stefan Gossling

    Series: Routledge Studies of Gastronomy, Food and Drink

    There is increasing public and academic interest in local and sustainable foods and food tourism. These interests have been reflected in such diverse elements as the growth of farmers markets, green restaurants, food miles, crabon and sustainability labelling, concerns over food supply and security...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge