Part One: Basic Concepts in Event Studies 1. Introduction and Overview of Event Studies 2. The World of Planned Events Part Two: Foundation Disciplines and Closely- Related Fields 3. Foundation Disciplines 4. More Foundation Disciplines 5. Closely-Related Fields Part Three: Framework for Understanding and Creating Knowledge 6. The Event Experience and Meanings 7. Event Design 8. Antecedents and Decision-Making 9. Planning, Management of Events 10. Outcomes and the Impacted 11. Events and Public Policy Part Four: Conclusion 12. Science, Knowledge and Theory for Event Studies
Donald Getz is Professor Emeritus, the University of Calgary. He works as a management consultant and also holds guest positions at several universities. In addition to event studies, areas of expertise include wine and food tourism, evaluation and impact assessment, consumer research and special-interest travel. Professor Getz co-founded, and was Editor-in-Chief of Event Management an International Journal. Stephen J. Page is Associate Dean (Research) Hertfordshire Business School and Professor of Business and Management, University of Hertfordshire; author and editor of 41 books on tourism, leisure and events; and Editor of the journal Tourism Management.