Events Policy Products

  • Rethinking Olympic Legacy

    By Vassil Girginov

    How do Olympic legacies come about? This book offers an alternative approach to the study of Olympic and mega sport event legacy, challenging how legacy is conceptualised and practiced. It shifts the focus from legacy as a retrospective concept concerned with what has been left behind after the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • 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

  • Olympic Exclusions

    Youth, Poverty and Social Legacies

    By Jacqueline Kennelly

    Olympic Games are sold to host city populations on the basis of legacy commitments that incorporate aid for the young and the poor. Yet little is known about the realities of marginalized young people living in host cities. Do they benefit from social housing and employment opportunities? Or do…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • The Value of Events

    Edited by Erik Lundberg, John Armbrecht, Tommy D. Andersson, Donald Getz

    The Value of Events fills an important niche in the literature on events, being the first book to comprehensively deal with the subject of value creation and measurement, as opposed to impact assessment and programme evaluation.  Value creation and measurement is often done routinely from specific…

    Hardback – 2017-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Critical Geographies of Sport

    Space, Power and Sport in Global Perspective

    Edited by Natalie Koch

    Sport is a geographic phenomenon. The physical and organizational infrastructure of sport occupies a prominent place in our society. This important book takes an explicitly spatial approach to sport, bringing together research in geography, sport studies and related disciplines to articulate a…

    Hardback – 2016-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • The Youth Olympic Games

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

    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.…

    Paperback – 2015-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Event Policy

    From Theory to Strategy

    By Malcolm Foley, David McGillivray, Gayle McPherson

    As the event management field expands, there has been an emergence of a distinctive ‘events’ policy field of study and a need for more advanced texts that look at this subject with a multidisciplinary research and theoretical orientation. Events Policy: From Theory to Strategy is the first text to…

    Paperback – 2011-08-30
    Routledge

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