Introduction: focusing on festivals

Date

2015-02

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Goodfellow Publishrers

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Book chapter

Peer reviewed

Abstract

Festival studies is a subject that is in its infancy. This chapter introduces the anthropological, sociological and cultural policy and management literature to date and draws together the themes and perspectives that are emerging as the field develops.

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This research is also part of the School of Arts / Performance Research Group.

Keywords

Festivals, festivalisation, place-making, festival management

Citation

Newbold, C., Jordan, J., Bianchini, F. and Maughan, C. (2015) Introduction: focusing on festivals. In: Newbold, C., Maughan, C., Jordan, J. and Bianchini, F. eds. Focus on Festivals: contemporary European case studies and perspectives, xv-xxvi

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Centre for Urban Research on Austerity (CURA)