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Chapter 6 Roskilde Festival and transgressive behaviour, an emerging safety concern for event organisers

DOI: 10.23912/978-1-915097-34-7-5417

ISBN: 978-1-915097-34-7

Published: April 2023

Component type: chapter

Published in: Cases For Event Management and Event Tourism

Parent DOI: 10.23912/978-1-915097-34-7-5386



Based on a study of Denmark’s Roskilde Festival, this case is designed to enable students to become aware of and critically reflect upon the phenomenon of transgressive behaviour as an emerging safety problem that event organisers must address. Transgressive behaviour can be viewed as a wicked problem for which there is no absolute solution. Therefore, the aim is not to solve the problem, but to unfold its complexities through analysis of (gendered) power dynamics and to stimulate students to design interventions and undertake studies of their own.

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Christensen, J.F. & Vendelø, M.T. (2023) "Chapter 6 Roskilde Festival and transgressive behaviour, an emerging safety concern for event organisers" In: Ziakas, V. & Getz, D. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/978-1-915097-34-7-5417


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