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Environmentally Sustainable Event Design (2019)
Book Chapter
Mackay, C., & Julien, A. (2019). Environmentally Sustainable Event Design. In V. Antchak, & O. Ramsbottom (Eds.), The Fundamentals of Event Design, (177 - 195). Oxon: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

Events are varied in terms of their type, scale, duration, location, time of year and theme, and this leads to equally varied impacts. However, all events involve impacts on or of ecology, transport, water, energy, lighting, noise and waste. Sustain... Read More about Environmentally Sustainable Event Design.

Events and volunteerism (2013)
Book Chapter
McPherson, G., McGillivray, D., Mackay, C., & Murray, A. (2013). Events and volunteerism. In P. Robinson, R. Finkel, D. McGillivray, & G. McPherson (Eds.), Research Themes for Events, 31-43. CABI

This chapter provides a review of literature relating to sports event volunteering. A case study of research on the volunteers that travelled to Delhi from Scotland to take part in a mass cast at the flag handover ceremony at the 2010 Commonwealth G... Read More about Events and volunteerism.

Olympic discourses and mediations: The Sun Newspaper and the London Olympic Bid Committee (2013)
Book Chapter
Mackay, C. (2013). Olympic discourses and mediations: The Sun Newspaper and the London Olympic Bid Committee. In P. Drummond (Ed.), The London Reader 1: Papers from the First Annual London Studies Conference in 2011The London Symposium

Drawing on Michel Foucault's concept of discourse, this paper discusses how journalistic discourses and practices and those of the London Olympic Bid Committee worked in tandem to influence readers of the UK newspaper with the greatest readership to... Read More about Olympic discourses and mediations: The Sun Newspaper and the London Olympic Bid Committee.

"Back the Bid": The London Olympic Bid Committee and the Sun newspaper (2012)
Journal Article
Mackay, C. (2012). "Back the Bid": The London Olympic Bid Committee and the Sun newspaper. Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 36(4), 410-421. https://doi.org/10.1177/0193723512455922

This article explores how the London Olympic Bid Committee (LOBC) sought to gain the popular support required for London's bid for the 2012 Olympic Games by attempting to influence the journalists of the U.K. newspaper with the greatest readership to... Read More about "Back the Bid": The London Olympic Bid Committee and the Sun newspaper.

Delhi Flag Handover Ceremony 2010 volunteer project (2011)
Report
McGillivray, N., McPherson, G., Mackay, C., & Murray, A. (2011). Delhi Flag Handover Ceremony 2010 volunteer project

The Delhi Flag Handover Ceremony (DFHC) was a project delivered by Glasgow Life on behalf of the Glasgow 2014 Organising Committee. The Handover Ceremony took place towards the end of the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi and reflects the passing of r... Read More about Delhi Flag Handover Ceremony 2010 volunteer project.


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