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By David McGillivray,Daniel Turner

Bidding contests for wearing and cultural occasions are attracting expanding media and public realization. but, regardless of the fee, measurement and scale of those bidding contests, rather little educational recognition has been paid to the thoughts and strategies used to enhance winning bids. Event Bidding: Politics, Persuasion and Resistance develops a accomplished, serious knowing of the bidding strategies surrounding the award of significant peripatetic occasions. this can be accomplished by means of drawing jointly present wisdom with reference to occasion bidding, combining this with historic and modern examples to allow a severe statement at the bidding strategy itself and the fight for energy that it represents.

The textual content attracts on case reports of ‘mega occasions’ together with the FIFA international Cup and the Olympic video games in addition to various smaller peripatetic occasions from the world over to examine the bidding procedure and a few of the more and more arguable matters which emerge in the course of usually long and costly bid campaigns. ultimately, the textual content displays on a variety of severe problems with modern importance in bidding contests, together with the growing to be moral and governance matters surrounding the advance and award of occasions in addition to the influence of turning out to be oppositional activities surrounding every one contest.

This well timed quantity brings concept and perform jointly in a single position to provide a severe appraisal of a phenomenon with a comparatively fresh heritage and is very compatible for college students, researchers and lecturers of activities, occasions, tourism and similar topic fields concentrating on the strategic and political dimensions of significant events.

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