Research Themes for Events

Research Themes for Events

By: David McGillivary (editor), Rebecca Finkel (editor), Gayle McPherson (editor), Anna Borley (contributor), Larry Dwyer (contributor), Malcolm Foley (contributor), Alan Clarke (contributor), Matthew Frew (contributor), Giampiccoli Giampiccoli (contributor), Gelder Gelder (contributor)Hardback

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*The first book to cover events management from a research angle *Includes a number of case studies to provide a well-rounded approach to the subject *Addresses key concepts, theories and discussions around subjects such as consumer behaviour, authenticity and new technology

About Author

Alan Clarke currently works at the University of Pannonia, in Hungary and has had a significant role in establishing the English versions of the full undergraduate and Masters programmes. He has a wide range of research and consultancy experience in tourism planning, strategy and sustainable development. He has published widely in sustainable tourism, cultural heritage, community festivals and events, religious tourism and semiotic understandings of these developments. His current research focuses on aspects of governance and stakeholder involvement. He has adopted the Balaton and its cultures as a favourite place, warmed by the sun, refreshed by the waters and challenged to know more about the wines of the region. - Peter Robinson is Head of the Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Management at Leeds Beckett University. Prior to entering academia Peter gained experience in the public, private and voluntary sectors within tourism, hospitality and events management, including senior management roles with The National Trust and Derby University as Tourism Projects Manager overseeing a range of EU funded business support projects. Peter has worked as a business development consultant (mainly within the leisure sector) with a number of high profile clients across the UK. Peter has gained experience developing businesses in the tourism, events, automotive, retail and IT sectors. He is currently a Trustee of the Carpet Museum in Kidderminster and Elvaston Castle and Gardens Trust. He is a Member of The Tourism Society and The Tourism Management Institute, and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy The Institute for Travel and Tourism Management (and a member of the ITT Education an Training Committee). Peter is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy - Peter Robinson is Head of the Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Management at Leeds Beckett University. Prior to entering academia Peter gained experience in the public, private and voluntary sectors within tourism, hospitality and events management, including senior management roles with The National Trust and Derby University as Tourism Projects Manager overseeing a range of EU funded business support projects. Peter has worked as a business development consultant (mainly within the leisure sector) with a number of high profile clients across the UK. Peter has gained experience developing businesses in the tourism, events, automotive, retail and IT sectors. He is currently a Trustee of the Carpet Museum in Kidderminster and Elvaston Castle and Gardens Trust. He is a Member of The Tourism Society and The Tourism Management Institute, and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy The Institute for Travel and Tourism Management (and a member of the ITT Education an Training Committee). Peter is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy Professor and Executive Director

Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction, Finkel, McGillivray, McPherson & Robinson Chapter 2: Events and Community Development, Jepson & Clarke Chapter 3: Events and Social Capital, Misener Chapter 4: Events and Volunteerism, McGillivray, McPherson & Mackay Chapter 5: Events and Motivations, Gelder & Robinson Chapter 6: Events and Sexual Identity, Waitt & Markwell Chapter 7: Events and Economics, Jago & Dwyer Chapter 8: Events and Management, Goldblatt Chapter 9: Events and Sport Tourism, Nauright, Giampiccoli & Lee Chapter 10: Events and Media Spectacle, Frew Chapter 11: Events and Political Agendas, Finkel Chapter 12: Events and Resistance, McGillivray & Jones Chapter 13: Events and Environmental Awareness, Robinson, Borley & Wale Chapter 14: Events and Technology and Social Media, Foley & Hunt Chapter 15: Conclusions

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781780642529
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9781780642529
  • weight: 570
  • ISBN10: 1780642520

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