Events and the Environment Products

  • The Routledge Handbook of Festivals

    1st Edition

    Edited by Judith Mair

    In recent times, festivals around the world have grown in number due to the increased recognition of their importance for tourism, branding and economic development. Festivals hold multifaceted roles in society and can be staged to bring positive economic impact, for the competitive advantage they…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge

  • The Sexual and Gender Politics of Sport Mega-Events

    Roving Colonialism, 1st Edition

    By Heather Sykes

    This challenging new study examines gender and sexuality in relation to the ‘roving colonialism’ of sport mega-events. Built around four case studies in postcolonial and settler colonial contexts—the Olympics in Vancouver, London and Sochi and soccer fans in the Egyptian revolution—the book…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Mega-event Cities: Urban Legacies of Global Sports Events

    1st Edition

    By Valerie Viehoff, Gavin Poynter

    Mega-events represent an important moment in the life of a city, providing a useful lens through which we may analyse their cultural, social, political and economic development. In the wake of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC’s) concerns about ’gigantism’ and wider public concerns about…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Event Mobilities

    Politics, place and performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Hannam, Mary Mostafanezhad, Jillian Rickly

    Events from a mobilities perspective attend to moments in which individual networks coalesce in place but are not isolated in their performance as they often foster far-reaching and mobile networks of community. In so doing, individuals travel from varying distances to participate in localized…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Battlefield Events

    Landscape, commemoration and heritage, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keir Reeves, Geoffrey R. Bird, Laura James, Birger Stichelbaut, Jean Bourgeois

    Battlefield Events: Landscape, Commemoration and Heritage is an investigative and analytical study into the way in which significant landscapes of war have been constructed and imagined through events over time to articulate specific narratives and denote consequence and identity. The book charts…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Sustainable Event Management

    A Practical Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Meegan Jones

    Across the world each year events of every shape and size are held: from community events, school fairs and local business functions through to the world’s largest festivals, music events, conferences and sporting events. As well as causing celebration and giving voice to issues, these public…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07
    Routledge

  • Power, Construction and Meaning in Festivals

    1st Edition

    By Allan Jepson, Alan Clarke

    Whether through education, sport or festivity, events form the basis on which we attribute cultural meaning, significance and value to our lives. In this light, community events have the potential to create positive and negative social, cultural, economic and environmental impacts within the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Events in the City

    Using public spaces as event venues, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Smith

    Cities are staging more events than ever. Within this macro-trend, there is another less acknowledged trend: more events are being staged in public spaces. Some events have always been staged in parks, streets and squares, but in recent years events have been taken out of traditional venues and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Risk and Hazard Management for Festivals and Events

    1st Edition

    By Peter Wynn-Moylan

    Events of all types are produced every day for all manner of purposes, attracting all sorts of people. To provide a safe and secure setting in which people gather is imperative. Event risk and hazard management must be fully integrated into all event plans and throughout the event management…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge

  • Legacies and Mega Events

    Fact or Fairy Tales?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Brittain, Jason Bocarro, Terri Byers, Kamilla Swart

    The use of sporting and other mega-events to bring about transformation of socially deprived areas of major cities is becoming an increasingly important part of the raison d'être for hosting such events, especially given the immense costs involved and the current economic climate. The tax-paying…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport and the Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian P. McCullough, Timothy B. Kellison

    The natural environment is a central issue in both academic and wider societal discourse. The global sport industry is not immune from this discussion and has to confront its responsibility to reduce its impact on the natural environment. This book goes further than any other in surveying both the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Festival Encounters

    Theoretical Perspectives on Festival Events, 1st Edition

    By Michelle Duffy, Judith Mair

    Festivals and events are of enormous significance to many communities around the world. They can have historic, religious, cultural and traditional significance, and they are also important parts of community building. This book focuses on these small-scale, non-metropolitan events (i.e. rural,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

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