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 and Leeds Beckett University, UK. Previously, he was Principal Lecturer and Head of the Leisure Department at the University of Wolverhampton, where his responsibilities extended to the management of The Arena Theatre, a university owned arts venue. Peter has a background working in tourism and events management in the public, private and voluntary sectors, and his research interests include tourism management, events management, event motivation and community-based and slow tourism. Peter has published a number of edited textbooks, including Operations Management for The Travel Industry (CAB International), Events Management (CAB International) and Research Themes for Tourism (CAB International), together with journal articles, industry publications and presentations at international research and industry conferences. Peter is the West Midlands Representative for the Tourism Management Institute, a member of the Executive Committee for the Association for Event Management Education and is a member of the Education and Training Committee for The Institute of Travel and Tourism. Peter Robinson is Head of The Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Management and Leeds Beckett University, UK. Previously, he was Principal Lecturer and Head of the Leisure Department at the University of Wolverhampton, where his responsibilities extended to the management of The Arena Theatre, a university owned arts venue. Peter has a background working in tourism and events management in the public, private and voluntary sectors, and his research interests include tourism management, events management, event motivation and community-based and slow tourism. Peter has published a number of edited textbooks, including Operations Management for The Travel Industry (CAB International), Events Management (CAB International) and Research Themes for Tourism (CAB International), together with journal articles, industry publications and presentations at international research and industry conferences. Peter is the West Midlands Representative for the Tourism Management Institute, a member of the Executive Committee for the Association for Event Management Education and is a member of the Education and Training Committee for The Institute of Travel and Tourism. 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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