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Festival connections: people, place and social capital

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Festival connections : people, place and social capital. / Quinn, Bernadette; Wilks, Linda.

Exploring the Social Impacts of Events. ed. / Greg Richards; Marisa De Brito; Linda Wilks. Routledge, 2013. p. 15-30.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Harvard

Quinn, B & Wilks, L 2013, Festival connections: people, place and social capital. in G Richards, M De Brito & L Wilks (eds), Exploring the Social Impacts of Events. Routledge, pp. 15-30.

APA

Quinn, B., & Wilks, L. (2013). Festival connections: people, place and social capital. In G. Richards, M. De Brito, & L. Wilks (Eds.), Exploring the Social Impacts of Events (pp. 15-30). Routledge.

Vancouver

Quinn B, Wilks L. Festival connections: people, place and social capital. In Richards G, De Brito M, Wilks L, editors, Exploring the Social Impacts of Events. Routledge. 2013. p. 15-30

Author

Quinn, Bernadette ; Wilks, Linda. / Festival connections : people, place and social capital. Exploring the Social Impacts of Events. editor / Greg Richards ; Marisa De Brito ; Linda Wilks. Routledge, 2013. pp. 15-30

Bibtex

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