Events and Festivals
Current Trends and Issues
At the Interface of Nature and Culture
Edited by Martin Robertson, Napier University, UK and Elspeth Frew, La Trobe University, Australia
Events and festivals have an increasingly vital role in our leisure lifestyles. We recognize them as part of our lives. For some, they are a very significant part of our lives.
Both up-to-date and forward thinking, the managerial themes addressed are: Creative Management, Festival and Event Audience Development, Culture and Community, Event and Festival Evaluation. Festival and event types include sport events, art festivals, community events, live music and culinary extravaganza.
This book was previously published as a special issue of Managing Leisure: An International Journal.
Selected Contents: 1. Events and Festivals: Current Trends and Issues 2. Audience Development in the Arts: A Case Study of Chamber Music 3. ‘Never Let Me Down Again’: Loyal Customer Attitudes Towards Ticket Distribution Channels for Live Music Events (A Netnographic Exploration of the US Leg of the Depeche Mode 2005–06 World Tour) 4. Glasgow’s Winter Festival: Can Cultural Leadership Serve the Common Good? 5. Mentoring Volunteer Festival Managers: Evaluation of a Pilot Scheme in Regional Australia 6. Local Food Festivals in Northeast Iowa Communities: A Visitor and Economic Impact Study 7. Festival Evaluation: An Exploration of Seven UK Arts Festivals 8. Conceptual Paper: An Exploration of Time and its Management for Sport Event Managers 9. The Dynamics of Successful Events – the Experts’ Perspective
Edited by Peter Howard, Oxford & Bournemouth University, UK and Thymio Papayannis, Mediterranean Institute for Nature and Anthropos, Greece
It has become more and more accepted that nature conservation is not possible without taking into account human activities. Thus an integrated approach to both the natural and cultural heritage is being encouraged and developed. Gathering a number of distinguished authors with diverse backgrounds (from a religious leader to academics to conservation scientists), the book aims to investigate the relationship between human beings and nature, between nature and culture.
Selected Contents: 1. Nature as Heritage 2. The Conservation of Biodiversity in Europe and the Mediterranean: A Gordian Knot? 3. ‘One and the Same Historic Landscape’: A Physical Cultural Perspective 4. Human Heritage and Natural Heritage in the Everglades 5. Natural World Heritage: A New Approach to Integrate Research and Management 6. The Evolution of Approaches to Conserving the World’s Natural Heritage: The Experience of the WWF 7. A Bridge Over the Chasm: Finding Ways to Achieve Integrated Natural and Cultural Heritage Conservation 8. Inspiration, Enchantment and a Sense of Wonder: Can a New Paradigm in Education Bring Nature and Culture Together Again? 9. Biological and Cultural Diversity: The Heritage of Nature and Culture Through the Looking Glass of the Multilateral Agreements 10. The Gift of Environment: Divine Response and Human Responsibility
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2008: 246 x 174: 142pp Hb: 978-0-415-44142-1: £80.00
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The Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure & Events
The Journal of Policy Research in ourism, Leisure & Events provides a critical focus on a variety of policy debates relating to the tourism, leisure and events sectors. Such policy debates will encompass economic, social, cultural, political and environmental perspectives. www.tandf.co.uk/journals/rprt
The Journal of Heritage Tourism
The Journal of Heritage ourism is a peer-reviewed, international transdisciplinary journal. JHT focuses on exploring the many facets of one of the most notable and widespread types of tourism. www.tandf.co.uk/journals/rjht
The International Journal of Heritage Studies
The International Journal of Heritage Studies is the interdisciplinary academic, refereed journal for scholars and practitioners with a common interest in heritage. The Journal encourages debate over the nature and meaning of heritage as well as its links to memory, identities and place. www.tandf.co.uk/journals/rjhs
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