Linda Wilks's scientific contributions

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Social impacts are increasingly used as one of the main justifications for staging and funding events, and yet there is very little empirical evidence on the extent to which these impacts are realised by different kinds of events or in different settings. This timely volume fills this gap by being the first to explore the different social aspects...


... Festivals are able to foster community identity and togetherness from a social capital point of view (Finkel, 2010;Richards et al., 2013). This study further discusses social inclusiveness to develop community cohesiveness and a sense of belonging within the community. ...