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Eventful Cities

Cultural management and urban revitalisation

Elsevier Science,
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Kurzbeschreibung

Processes of globalisation, economic restructuring and urban redevelopment have placed events at the centre of strategies for change in cities. Events offer the potential to achieve economic, social, cultural and environmental outcomes within broader urban development strategies. This volume: * Analyses the process of cultural event development, management and marketing and links these processes to their wider cultural, social and economic context * Provides a unique blend of practical and academic analysis, with a selection of major events and festivals in cities where 'eventfulness' has been an important element of development strategy * Examines the reasons why different stakeholders should collaborate, as well as the reasons why cities succeed or fail to develop events and become eventful Eventful Cities: cultural management and urban revitalisation evaluates theoretical perspectives and links theory and practice through case studies of cities and events across the world. Critical success factors are identified which can help to guide cities and regions to develop event strategies. This book is essential reading for any undergraduate or graduate student and all practitioners and policy-makers involved in event management, cultural management, arts administration, urban studies, cultural studies and tourism. N.B. Cover image credit: "e;Zinneke Parade 2006 picture by Bram Goots"e; * Analyses the process of cultural event development, management and marketing and links these processes to their wider cultural, social and economic context* Provides a unique blend of practical and academic analysis, with a selection of major festivals and cities where 'the event' has had an important element of development strategy* Examines the reasons why different stakeholders should collaborate, as well as the reasons why partnerships succeed or fail

Details

Titel: Eventful Cities
Autoren/Herausgeber: Greg Richards, Robert Palmer

ISBN/EAN: 9780080940960

Seitenzahl: 534
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

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