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Making Positive Family Memories Together and Improving Quality-of-Life Through Thick Sociality and Bonding at Local Community Festivals and Events
Our study contributes to the current research on tourism and quality-of-life (QOL) by investigating Memorable Event Experiences (MEE), as a primary resource for familial bonding and memory creation. A mixed methods approach ...
De-marginalising, Marginalised Communities: The case of participatory arts events and the over 70s in rural Hertfrodshire, 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 ...
Introducing Power, Meaning and Authenticity
Our book contains contributions from 20 researchers, all of which are intrigued by the prospect of what events can achieve positively for their stakeholders’, and the ways in which power, meaning and authenticity are central ...
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 ...
Back to the Future
Defining and exploring community festivals and events
Integrating ‘self-efficacy’ theory to the Motivation-Opportunity-Ability (MOA) Model to reveal factors that influence inclusive engagement within local community festivals
This study lies within what Getz (2010) refers to as the ‘classical discourse’ within festival studies as its context is firmly situated within cultural anthropology and sociology. The study, like many others, is ...