Sustainability Products

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Tourism in the Green Economy

    Edited by Maharaj Vijay Reddy, Keith Wilkes

    The concept of the green economy has now entered mainstream policy debates and been endorsed by a range of United Nations and other organizations. The Rio+20 UN conference specifically drew attention to the green economy approach in the context of sustainable development to move away from…

    Hardback – 2015-06-15
    Routledge

  • Sport Management and the Natural Environment

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Jonathan M. Casper, Michael E. Pfahl

    With climate change and other environmental issues becoming increasingly prominent, any successful sport organization now has to incorporate environmental concerns into their business strategy, while all sport managers must understand how to implement environmental initiatives into their everyday…

    Paperback – 2015-05-11
    Routledge

  • Events and Sustainability

    By Kirsten Holmes, Michael Hughes, Judith Mair, Jack Carlsen

    Increasing concerns over climate and environmental change, the global economic and financial crisis and impacts on host communities, audiences, participants and destinations has reinforced the need for more sustainable approaches to events. Sustainability now features as part of the bid process for…

    Paperback – 2015-03-27
    Routledge

  • Exploring Community Festivals and Events

    Edited by Allan Jepson, Alan Clarke

    The development of the festival and event industry has seen large scale growth and extensive government support as a result of objectives to enhance and project the image of place and leverage positive sponsorship and regeneration opportunities. As we move deeper into austerity measures prompted by…

    Hardback – 2014-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Enterprising Initiatives in the Experience Economy

    Transforming Social Worlds

    Edited by Britta Timm Knudsen, Dorthe Refslund Christensen, Per Blenker

    Over the last decade, the close relationship between culture and economy - or "the experience economy" – has risen on the agenda.  Although there is an established research field for analysing the economic impact of entrepreneurship, there is currently a limited amount of research that…

    Hardback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Entrepreneurship

  • Sustainable Event Management

    A Practical Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Meegan Jones

    Gatherings of people for a purpose always have and always will be a part of the human story. Those staging these events have a social and environmental responsibility to manage their impacts and enhance their positive lasting legacies. Written by a leader in the field, this book is a practical,…

    Paperback – 2014-05-07
    Routledge

  • Event Volunteering

    International Perspectives on the Event Volunteering Experience

    Edited by Karen A. Smith, Leonie Lockstone-Binney, Kirsten Holmes, Tom Baum

    Volunteers make important contributions across the spectrum of event settings, most visibly at high profile mega events such as the Olympic Games they are volunteers are lauded as ‘Games makers’, ’unsung heroes’ and the like. Less visibly volunteers are the heart and soul of community events and…

    Hardback – 2014-05-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Exploring the Social Impacts of Events

    Edited by Greg Richards, Marisa de Brito, Linda Wilks

    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…

    Hardback – 2013-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2012-12-11
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Culinary Systems

    Local Foods, Innovation, Tourism and Hospitality

    Edited by C. Michael Hall, Gossling Stefan

    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…

    Hardback – 2012-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of Gastronomy, Food and Drink

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