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  1. Heritage and the Olympics

    People, Place and Performance

    Edited by Sean Gammon, Gregory Ramshaw, Emma Waterton

    The Olympic Games have evolved into the most prestigious sport event on the planet. As a consequence, each Games generates more and more interest from the academic community. Sociology, politics, geography and history have all played a part in helping to understand the meanings and implications of...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Sustainable Event Management

    A Practical Guide

    By Meegan Jones, Meegan Jones

    It could be said the most environmentally friendly event is none at all. But that's no fun. Public parties always have and always will be a part of the human story. Yet those who stage events have a social and environmental responsibility to reduce their impacts. Written by a leader in the field,...

    Published December 8th 2009 by Routledge

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