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The public sector has long been the provider of special events with the requirements for public assembly, and, in recent years, community events such as those related to the Millennium and the Queen's Golden Jubilee celebrations have increased the involvement of the local government. Events have...

Author(s)
Pugh, C.; Wood, E. H.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2004, 9, 1/2, pp 61-71
Abstract

What little work exists on cycling tourism tends to be focused entirely on economic impacts with little coverage of the participants themselves and, furthermore, the coverage looks mainly at 'cycling holidays' of one sort or another with day visits and cycle racing being largely ignored. This paper ...

Author(s)
Bull, C. J.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport Tourism, 2006, 11, 3/4, pp 259-274
Abstract

In the early twenty-first century, participation in adventure sports activities represents a fertile means of reinforcing personal identity and cultural distinction, secured through the quest for, and accrual of, symbolic capital. This article draws on a case study investigation of one Scottish...

Author(s)
McGillivray, D.; Frew, M.
Publisher
ANZALS (School of Leisure, Sport Tourism), Lindfield, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2007, 10, 1, pp 54-78
Abstract

The designation of marine protected areas (MPAs) may have intense social and economic effects on human communities. Driven by overarching global and European policies and national legislations, current systematic conservation planning in the UK and France requires an ecosystem approach that takes...

Author(s)
Vitae, D. R. R.; Vitae, S. E. R.; Vitae, L. D. R.; Vitae, M. J. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Environmental Science & Policy, 2015, 48, pp 115-127
Abstract

The second part of this special issue (six articles) focuses on the benefits and outcomes of nature sport participation through selected case studies. For example, this collection of papers highlights the meaningful and challenging experiences of participants across numerous activities, ranging...

Author(s)
Melo, R.; Rheenen, D. van; Gammon, S. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2020, 23, 2, pp 133-263

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