The Festivalisation of Contemporary Life
The exponential growth in cultural festivals around the globe is a phenomenon that has been noted by a variety of authors and researchers. This paper attempts to understand the underlying causes of festivalisation and contents that these lie within wider society. It theorises that there a several dimensions associated with festival production that have been coopted by other sectors of the economy and social life in response to digitisation and globalisation.
Citation : Jordan, J. (2016) The Festivalisation of Contemporary Life. In: Newbold, C. and Jordan, J. (eds) Focus on World Festvals: contemporary case studies and perspectives. Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers
ISBN : 9781910158555
Research Group : Media Discourse Group
Research Institute : Centre for Urban Research on Austerity (CURA)
- Leicester Media School