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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 ...
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 ...
Back to the Future
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 ...
Applying ‘self-efficacy’ theory to the Motivation-Opportunity-Ability (MOA) Model to reveal factors that influence inclusive engagement within local community festivals
Purpose: This paper makes the case for integrating Bandura’s (1986) theory of self-efficacy within the Motivation-Opportunity-Ability (MOA) model and demonstrates how this could be achieved by applying it to a local community ...
Events and Community Development
(CAB International, 2013-01)
Community festivals are recognised as a worldwide phenomenon (Chacko and Schaffer, 1993;Derrett, 2003; Gabr, 2004; Getz, 1997) with about four hundred active festivals in Europe alone(Maurin, 2003, p.5). Arcodia and Whitford ...
Applying the motivation-opportunity-ability (MOA) model to reveal factors that influence inclusive engagement within local community festivals : The case of UtcaZene 2012
This paper contributes to the debate on community engagement and participation in local community festivals and events by empirically analysing the factors which either inhibit or facilitate engagement therein. The ...