International Journal of Event and Festival Management Volume 4, Issue 1, 2013

ijefm300Special issue: Events and Festivals Research Methods and Trends


An exploration of events research: event topics, themes and emerging trends
Authors: Judith Mair, Michelle Whitford
Article Type: Research paper
Keywords: Events and festivals, Events research, Q methodology, Research work, Review
Page Numbers: 6 – 30
Year: 2013

Evaluating event economic impact: rigour versus reality?
Authors: Larissa Davies, Richard Coleman, Girish Ramchandani
Article Type: Research paper
Keywords: Costs, Direct expenditure approach, Economic impact analysis, Event and festival managements, Expenditure, Major events, Methodology, Sporting events
Page Numbers: 31 – 42
Year: 2013

Developments in the real-time evaluation of audience behaviour at planned events

Authors: Steve Brown, Alison Hutton
Article Type: Conceptual paper
Keywords: Audience behaviour, Australia, Austria, Crowd safety, Event and festival management, Event design, Event risk management, Events, Health and safety requirements, Mass gatherings, Risk management, Sweden
Page Numbers: 43 – 55
Year: 2013

Participant observation at events: theory, practice and potential

Authors: Joanne Mackellar
Article Type: General review
Keywords: Event and festival management, Events, Observation, Participants, Research methods, Social dynamics
Page Numbers: 56 – 65
Year: 2013

Patterns and trends in event tourism study topics over 30 years

Authors: Jungwoon Kim, Soyoung Boo, Yonghwi Kim
Article Type: Research paper
Keywords: Content analysis, Event and festival management, Events studies, Journals, Patterns and trends, Research work
Page Numbers: 66 – 83
Year: 2013

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Special issue on Event and Festival Research Methods and Trends

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