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De-marginalising, Marginalised Communities: The case of participatory arts events and the over 70s in rural Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
This chapter provides an insight into a much larger longitudinal study into the potential benefits of participatory arts events for the over 70s in rural communities in Hertfordshire, the United Kingdom. In order to achieve ...
Electrodermal activity measurement within a qualitative methodology : Exploring emotion in leisure experiences
Purpose: Reflecting, reliving and reforming experiences enhance longer-term effects of travel and tourism, and have been highlighted as an important aspect in determining loyalty, re-visitation and post-consumption ...
Applying the Motivation, Opportunity, Ability (MOA) model, and Self-Efficacy (S-E) to better understand student engagement on Undergraduate Event Management Programs
Considering the motivation, opportunity, ability (MOA) model and the self-efficacy (S-E) component of the social cognitive theory (SCT), this article aims to examine through a series of four research questions whether such ...
Understanding the value of events for families, and the impact upon their quality of life
Drawing on previous conceptual and empirical research (Jepson & Stadler, in press) this chapter explores the contemporary issue of Quality of Life (QOL) and opens critical discourse to ascertain how festival and event ...
Conceptualising the Impact of Festival and Event Attendance upon Family Quality of Life (QOL)
Quality of Life (QOL) research has been quite well explored in medicine, psychology and the social sciences although it has received very little attention within festival and event studies. This proposition paper is both ...
Creating Critical Festival Discourse through flexible mixed Methodological research design
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
Our chapter traces a path through previously published doctoral research (Jepson, 2009) which investigates the planning and construction of community cultural festivals. Socio-cultural phenomena such as festivals are ...
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Defining and exploring community festivals and events
Investigating the application of the Motivation-Opportunity-Ability Model to reveal factors which facilitate or inhibit inclusive engagement within local community festivals
This paper aims to contribute to the debate on community engagement and participation in local community festivals and events by analysing the factors which either inhibit or facilitate engagement within local community ...
Student motivations, opportunities, abilities and self-efficacy : making the case for engagement in event studies
The aim of this paper is firstly to examine through a series of four research questions whether the Motivation, Opportunity, Ability (MOA) Model (Hung et al 1999, Jepson et al 2013, 2014) and the self-efficacy component ...