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  • Schulenkorf, Nico; Thomson, Alana; Schlenker, Katie (Australian Centre for Event Management, 2009)
    Sport events are believed to promote dialogue, integration and peaceful understanding among groups, even when other forms of negotiation have not been successful (Croft, 2005; Sugden, 2006). At the same time, sport events ...
  • Thomson, Alana; Darcy, Simon (Australian Centre for Event Management, 2009)
    It is recognised that government involvement in sport events is based on various rationales, and these rationales influence the potential outcomes a city may experience from hosting such an event (Gleeson & Low, 2000; ...
  • Thomson, Alana; Schlenker, Katie; Schulenkorf, Nico (Australian Centre for Event Management, 2009)
    Public policy planners and event organisers are increasingly promoting potential economic, tourism, social, and/or environmental legacies to justify significant investments required to host special events. Within the ...
  • Thomson, Alana; Leopkey, Becca; Schlenker, Katie; Schulenkorf, Nico (UK Centre for Events Management, Leeds University, 2010)
    Within the sport and event management context, legacy has emerged as an important justification for public sector involvement and investment since the late 1980s. Legacy is recognised as the long-term economic, tourism, ...