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The Routledge handbook of events / Edited by Stephen J Page and Joanne Connell.

Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2020.
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1 online resource
Edition:
Second edition.
Series:
Routledge handbooks
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Other Title:
Handbook of events
Subjects:
Special events -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Special events.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals.
Biography/History:
Stephen J. Page is Associate Dean (Research) and Professor of Business and Management, Hertfordshire Business School, University of Hertfordshire, UK. Joanne Connell is Senior Lecturer in Tourism Management, University of Exeter Business School, Exeter, UK
Summary:
"The Routledge Handbook of Events explores and critically evaluates the debates and controversies associated with the rapidly expanding domain of Event Studies. It brings together leading specialists from a range of disciplinary backgrounds, to provide state-of-the-art review on the evolution of the subject. The first edition was a landmark study which examined how event research had evolved and developed from a range of different social science subject areas and disciplines. The Handbook was the first critique of the extent to which the subject had developed into a major area of social science inquiry. This second edition has been fully updated to reflect crucial developments in the field and includes brand new sections on ever-important aspects of Event Studies such as; anthropology, hospitality, seasonality, knowledge management, accessibility, diversity and human rights, as well as new studies on 'the eventful city' and the benefits of events in older life. The book is divided in to four inter-related sections. Section one introduces and evaluates the concept of events. Section two critically reviews the relationship between events and other disciplines such as the contribution of Economics, Psychology and Geography to the critical discourse of Event Studies. Section three focuses on the business, operational and strategic management of events, while the final section crucially focuses on critical events as a new paradigm within the burgeoning literature on Events. It offers the reader a comprehensive and critical synthesis of this field, conveying the latest thinking associated with events research, edited by two of the leading scholars in the field. The text will provide an invaluable resource for all those with an interest in Events Studies, encouraging dialogue that will span across disciplinary boundaries and other areas of study. It is an essential guide for anyone interested in Events research"-- Provided by publisher.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based upon online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed May 4, 2020).
Contributor:
Page, Stephen, 1963- editor.
Connell, Joanne, editor.
Other format:
Print version: The Routledge handbook of events
ISBN:
9780429280993
0429280998
9781000052732
1000052737
9781000052756
1000052753
9781000052770
100005277X
9780367236489
OCLC:
1133663435
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Restricted for use by site license.