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Call For Papers: Sporting and Cultural Events: Contested Legacies

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  • Neil Carr
    apologises for multiple postings CALL FOR PAPERS ANNALS OF LEISURE RESEARCH Sporting and Cultural Events: Contested Legacies Whereas the language of legacy has
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      CALL FOR PAPERS 
      ANNALS OF LEISURE RESEARCH
      Sporting and Cultural Events: Contested Legacies 
       
      Whereas the language of legacy has dominated sport and cultural event 
      narratives over the last two decades, in recent years there has been a greater 
      recognition that the outcomes of these events do not happen automatically but instead 
      need to be planned, resourced, and led by a range of partners and funders (Misener & 
      Mason, 2010; Foley, et al, 2011; Gratton & Preuss, 2008). In academic and policy 
      communities there is debate over the most useful strategies and tactics used to ensure 
      that the beneficiaries of these events are considered in advance, during delivery and in 
      the period beyond (Chalip, 2006; HM Government, 2013). 
       
      On one level, sporting and cultural events have been credited with the potential 
      to change perceptions of cities and nations and act as a catalyst for change. Yet, on 
      another, there is contestation over the value of these events and their impact on the 
      people and places affected by their delivery. 
       
      This Special Issue invites papers from those presenting at the 2014 Leisure 
      Studies Association Annual Conference, Sport, Festivity and Digital Cultures - hosted 
      at the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) - but also the wider interdisciplinary 
      academic community studying the event phenomenon in the following areas, amongst 
      others: 
       Urban space and zoning 
       Digital and social media 
       Spectatorship, fandom and audiences 
       Citizen-consumer identities 
       Tourism legacies 
       Sport and cultural participation outcomes 
       Policy and planning legacies 
       Volunteer legacies 
       Parasport legacies 
       Events and protest/resistance  

      Submission of abstracts: 
      Please send proposed paper title and an abstract of no more than 500 words to 
      guest editors Professor David McGillivray (David.McGillivray@...), 
      Professor Gayle McPherson (Gayle.McPherson@...) and Dr Sandro 
      Carnicelli (Sandro.Carnicelli@...) from the University of the West of Scotland, no 
      later than Monday 15th August 2014. We will advise the outcome by the 1st of September 2014
       
      Submission of full paper: 
      30th November 2014 (further details to be advised upon confirmation of abstract 
      acceptance) 
       
      Publication: November 2015 
       
      References 
      Chalip, L. (2006). Towards social leverage of sport events. Journal of Sport & 
      Tourism, 11, 109-127. 
      Foley, M., McGillivray, D. & McPherson, G. (2011). Event policy: From theory 
      to strategy. London, UK. Routledge 
      Gratton, C., & Preuss, H. (2008). Maximizing Olympic impacts by building up 
      legacies.International Journal of the History of Sport, 25(14), 1922-1938. 
      London, UK: Routledge. 
      HM Government (2013) Inspired by 2012: The legacy from the London 2012 
      Olympic and Paralympic Games A joint UK and Major of London Report Cabinet 
      Office 
      Misener, L. & Mason, D.S. (2010). Moving beyond economic impact: Sporting 
      events as a community development tool. Journal of Management and Organization, 
      16(4), 495-514. 


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