Book Review: Key concepts in event management

Nicholas Wise

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    Abstract

    Key Concepts in Event Management by Bernadette Quinn is an introductory level text that highlights and overviews topical understandings and debates essential for first-year undergraduate students taking events or leisure management courses. The book starts with a brief introduction that attempts to position academic directions and inquiry surrounding festivals and planned events to show how the subsequent key concepts included in the text relate to contemporary approaches.
    Approaches and understandings highlighted in the introduction are
    concerned with, for instance, the growth of cultural industries, economic
    agendas, regional development and risk management
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)339-341
    Number of pages3
    JournalTourismos : an International Multidisciplinary Journal of Tourism
    Volume8
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2013

    Keywords

    • leisure management
    • cultural industries
    • risk management
    • planned events
    • festivals

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