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ISBN-13: 9781780642529
Publisher: CAB International North America
Publication date: 12/28/2013
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Rebecca Finkel is Programme Leader & Lecturer, Events Management, Queen Margaret University, UK.

David McGillivray is a Reader in Events and Culture in the School of Creative and Cultural Industries at the University of the West of Scotland.

Gayle McPherson is Professor of Events and Cultural Policy, University of the West of Scotland, UK.

Peter Robinson is Principal Lecturer and Head of the Leisure Department at the University of Wolverhampton, UK. His responsibilities also extend to the management of The Arena Theater, 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.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Events and Community Development
Chapter 3: Events and Social Capital
Chapter 4: Events and Volunteerism
Chapter 5: Events and Motivations
Chapter 6: Events and Sexual Identity
Chapter 7: Events and Economics
Chapter 8: Events and Management
Chapter 9: Events and Sport Tourism
Chapter 10: Events and Media Spectacle
Chapter 11: Events and Political Agendas
Chapter 12: Events and Resistance
Chapter 13: Events and Environmental Awareness
Chapter 14: Events and Technology and Social Media Chapter 15 Conclusions

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