Identity Discourses and Communities in International Events, Festivals and Spectacles

  • Udo Merkel

Part of the Leisure Studies in a Global Era book series (LSGE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

  3. The Contestation of Local and Regional Identity Discourses and Communities

  4. Identity Discourses of Cities and National Communities

  5. Supra-national Events, Communities and Identity Discourses

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 260-263

About this book

Introduction

This collection focuses on the multi-layered links between international events and identity discourses. With a unique line-up of international scholars, this book offers a diverse range of exciting case studies, including sports competitions, music festivals, exhibitions, fashion shows and royal celebrations.

Keywords

community Europe fashion identity Nation nationalism

Editors and affiliations

  • Udo Merkel
    • 1
  1. 1.University of BrightonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137394934
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-48405-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-39493-4
  • About this book