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Approaches and methods in event studies

Approaches and methods in event studies

Pernecky, Tomas., editor

Event studies, it is argued, must transcend overt business-like perspectives in order to grasp events in their complexities. This book challenges the reader to reach beyond the established modes of thinking about events by placing them against a backdrop of much wider, critical discourse

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Published London: Routledge, 2016
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Statement of responsibility: edited by Tomas Pernecky
ISBN: 1138780529, 1315770644, 1317672992, 131767300X, 1317673018, 9781138780521, 9781315770642, 9781317672999, 9781317673002, 9781317673019
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: xvi, 211 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm.
Series: Routledge advances in event research series
Subject: Special events industry Study and teaching.; Customs and Folklore.; Special events Management Study and teaching.
Series Title: Routledge advances in event research series.


  1. What and when is an `event': a short prelude to event studies
  2. (Tomas Pernecky)
  3. Part I  Introduction
  4. 1. The epistemic foundations of event studies
  5. (Tomas Pernecky)
  6. Part II  Articulating a broader philosophical, conceptual, and theoretical vision for event studies
  7. 2. Evental approaches to the study of events
  8. (Iain Mackenzie & Robert Porter)
  9. 3. Eventification: framing the Ordinary as the Extraordinary
  10. (Temple Hauptfleisch)
  11. 4. The creative guerrilla: makers, organisation and belonging
  12. (Welby Ings)
  13. 5. A mobilities approach to events
  14. (Kevin Hannam)
  15. PART III  Towards critical capacity and methodological vigilance for the study of events
  16. 6. Critical discourse analysis: towards critiquing the language of events
  17. (William Feighery)
  18. 7. Visual methods in event studies
  19. (Dennis Zuev)
  20. 8. Tourism and new collective effervescence: the encoding of `Aboriginality' - a  worldmaking critique of special events and special places
  21. (Keith Hollinshead & Rukeya Suleman)
  22. 9. Ethnography in the diaspora: Indian cultural production and transnational networks
  23. (Alison Booth)
  24. 10. Collapsing social distance with cake and tea: the influence of Indigenous
  25. methodologies
  26. (Jared Mackley-Crump)
  27. PART IV  Conclusion
  28. 11.  Events and the framing of peoples and places: acts of declarations/acts of devilry
  29. (Keith Hollinshead & Rukeya Suleman)