Festivalization of Urban Space in Morocco

@article{Belghazi2006FestivalizationOU,
  title={Festivalization of Urban Space in Morocco},
  author={Taieb Belghazi},
  journal={Critique: Critical Middle Eastern Studies},
  year={2006},
  volume={15},
  pages={107 - 97}
}
  • Taieb Belghazi
  • Published 2006
  • History
  • Critique: Critical Middle Eastern Studies
This article deals with the growing importance of festivals in the Moroccan urban context, with specific focus on the ‘Fez Festival of World Sacred Music.’ Before examining the Moroccan festival, however, it is useful to review the three dominant perspectives on urban festivals in the social sciences. One perspective sees festivals as instrumental for economic growth and development; a second perspective views festivals as useful for upholding dominant cultural and political values; and a third… Expand
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