Publications

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2016- 2019

Garcia, B. (2017) “The Cultural Policy of Global Events” in: Miller, T. O;Brien, D. and Durrer, V. Routledge Companion to Global Cultural Policy pp. 365-381


Beatriz Garcia (2016) ‘If everyone says so …’ Press narratives and image change in major event host cities. Urban Studies.

Garcia, B. (2016) “Cultural Olympiads” in: Gold, J.R. & Gold, M.M. (Eds) Olympic Cities: Urban planning, city agendas and the World’s Games, 1896 to the present London: Routledge (pp. 90-113)

Garcia, B. (2015) ‘‘Placing culture at the heart of the Games. Achievements and challenges within London 2012 Cultural Olympiad’, in: The London Olympics and Urban Development Routledge (pp. 255-270)Garcia, B. (2015) ‘Capitals of Culture and External Projection’, White Book of Culture, Terrassa: Ajuntament

2013 – 2014


Beatriz García, Neil Armitage and Stephen Crone  (2014)  Heritage, Pride and Place: Exploring the contribution of World Heritage Site status to Liverpool’s sense of place and future development. Executive Summary. Liverpool: Institute of Cultural Capital.


Beatriz García and Tamsin Cox  (2013)  European Capitals of Culture: Success Strategies and Long-term Effects. Brussels: European Parliament.

Beatriz García and Tamsin Cox  (2013)  London 2012 Cultural Olympiad Evaluation. London: Arts Council England.

Beatriz García and Tamsin Cox  (2013)  London 2012 Cultural Olympiad Evaluation: Executive Summary. London: Arts Council England.


2010 – 2012


Beatriz García  (2012)  The Olympic Games and Cultural Policy. Abingdon: Routledge.

Beatriz García, Ruth Melville and Tamsin Cox  (2010)  Creating an Impact: Liverpool’s Experience as European Capital of Culture. Liverpool: University of Liverpool.

Bergsgard, N.A., Jøsendal, K. & Garcia, B. (2010) A cultural mega event’s impact on innovative capabilities in art production: the results of Stavanger being the European capital of culture in 2008’, International Journal of Innovation and Regional Development, (vol 2, n 4) (pp 353-371)


2001- 2008


Floris Langen and Beatriz García  (2008)  Measuring the Impact of Major Cultural Events: A Literature Review. Arts Research Digest, 44.

Garcia, B. (2008) ‘One hundred years of Cultural Programming within the Olympic Games. (1912-2012): Origins, evolution and projections’, International Journal of Cultural Policy (vol 14, n 4) (pp 361-376)

Garcia, B. (2008) ‘Política cultural y regeneración urbana en las ciudades de Europa Occidental’, Revista de Investigaciones Políticas y Sociológicas 7(1): 111-126

Reason, M. & Garcia, B. (2007) ‘Approaches to the newspaper archive:  Content analysis and press coverage of Glasgow’s year of culture’, Media, Culture and Society (vol 29, n 2) (pp. 305-332)

Scullion, A. & Garcia, B. (2005) ‘What is cultural policy research?’, International Journal of Cultural Policy (vol 11, n2) (pp. 113-127)

Garcia, B. (2005) ‘De-constructing the City of Culture: The long term cultural legacies of Glasgow 1990’, Urban Studies (vol 42, n5/6) (pp. 841-868)

Garcia, B. (2004) ‘Cultural Policy in European Cities: Lessons from Experience, Prospects for the Future’, Local Economy, 19(4) (pp. 312-326)

Garcia, B. (2004) ‘Urban Regeneration, Arts Programming and Major Events: Glasgow 1990, Sydney 2000 and Barcelona 2004’, International Journal of Cultural Policy, 10(1) (pp. 103-118)

Beatriz García  (2003)  Glasgow Lessons can help Liverpool. London: Regeneration and Renewal.

Garcia, B. (2001) ‘Enhancing Sports Marketing through Cultural and Arts Programmes. Lessons from the Sydney 2000 Olympic Arts Festivals’, Sports Management Review, 4(2) (pp. 193-220)