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  • Power, Construction and Meaning in Festivals

    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 – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Events Management

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Charles Bladen, James Kennell, Emma Abson, Nick Wilde

    Contemporary events management is a diverse and challenging field. This introductory textbook fully explores the multidisciplinary nature of events management and provides the student with all the practical skills and professional knowledge they need in order to succeed in the events industry. It…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Events in the City

    Using public spaces as event venues

    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

  • Mega-Events as Economies of the Imagination

    Creating Atmospheres for Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    Atmosphere, the elusive ambiance of a place, enables or hinders its mobility in global consumption contexts. Atmosphere connects to social imaginaries, utopian representational frames producing the culture of a city or country. But who resolves atmospheric contradictions in a place’s social and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Risk and Hazard Management for Festivals and Events

    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

  • Event Bidding

    Politics, Persuasion and Resistance

    By David McGillivray, Daniel Turner

    Bidding contests for sporting and cultural events are attracting increasing media and public attention. Yet, despite the cost, size and scale of these bidding contests, relatively little academic attention has been paid to the strategies and tactics used to develop successful bids. Event Bidding:…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sports Event Management

    Edited by Milena M. Parent, Jean-Loup Chappelet

    From the Olympic Games to community-level competitions, sports events can be complex and pose a particular set of managerial challenges. The Routledge Handbook of Sports Event Management surveys the management of sports events around the world of every size and scale, from small to mega-events,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Practical Guide to Organising Events

    By Philip Berners

    The Practical Guide to Organising Events is a short, accessible and practical guide on how to successfully plan and organise a variety of event types in a wide range of contexts. The core sections of the text are logically structured around the key stages of event management – pre-event, on-site…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20
    Routledge

  • Tourism at the Olympic Games

    Visiting the World

    Edited by Mike Robinson, Josef Ploner

    Going far beyond being just a mega sport event, the Olympic Games are, and have been in the past, important settings for tourism and cultural change. Hosting the Olympic Games presents a unique opportunity for countries to promote, regenerate, and develop cities and regions, and to firmly locate…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • International Sports Events

    Impacts, Experiences and Identities

    Edited by Richard Shipway, Alan Fyall

    This book offers new insight into International Sports Events (ISEs), examining the relationship between sport, tourism and events. It assesses sports events through the lens of both sports participants and spectators, based on three primary themes: impacts, experiences and identities. The first…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30
    Routledge
    Advances in Tourism

  • Power, Politics and International Events.

    Socio-cultural Analyses of Festivals and Spectacles

    Edited by Udo Merkel

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Fashion, Design and Events

    Edited by Kim Williams, Jennifer Laing, Warwick Frost

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

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