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  1. Tourism and Postcolonialism

    Contested Discourses, Identities and Representations

    Edited by Michael C. Hall, Hazel Tucker

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Due to its centrality to the processes of transnational mobilities, migration and globalization, tourism studies has the potential to make a significant contribution to understanding the postcolonial experience. Drawing together theoretical and applied research, this fascinating book illuminates...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Tourism, Diasporas and Space

    Edited by Tim Coles, Dallen J. Timothy

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Diasporas result from the scattering of populations and cultures across geographical space and time. Transnational in nature and unbounded by space, they cut across the static, territorial boundaries more usually deployed to govern tourism. In a vibrant inter-disciplinary collection of essays from...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Understanding and Governing Sustainable Tourism Mobility

    Psychological and Behavioural Approaches

    Edited by Scott A. Cohen, James E.S. Higham, Stefan Gossling, Paul Peeters

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Despite a growing contribution to climate change, tourist and traveller behaviour is currently not acknowledged as an important sector within the development of climate policy. Whilst tourists may be increasingly aware of potential impacts on climate change there is evidence that most are...

    Published March 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Tourism and Citizenship

    Rights, Freedoms and Responsibilities in the Global Order

    By Raoul Bianchi, Marcus Stephenson

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    More than sixty years since the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights first enshrined the right to freedom of movement in an international charter of human rights, the issue of mobility and the right to tourism itself have become increasingly significant areas of scholarly interest and...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Contemporary Issues in Cultural Heritage Tourism

    Edited by Jamie Kaminski, Angela M Benson, David Arnold

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    The perceived quality of a destination’s cultural offering has long been a significant factor in determining tourist choices of destination. More recently, the need to present touristic offerings that include cultural experiences and heritage has become widely recognised, that this aspect of...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Contested Spatialities, Lifestyle Migration and Residential Tourism

    Edited by Michael Janoschka, Heiko Haas

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Lifestyle Migration and Residential Tourism represent a major trend in individualized societies worldwide, which is attracting a rapidly growing interest from the academic community. This volume for the first time, critically analyses the spatial, social and political consequences of such...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Scuba Diving Tourism

    Edited by Ghazali Musa, Kay Dimmock

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    This volume offers new insight into an important and largely under-examined area of marine leisure and tourism: scuba diving tourism. Knowledge of scuba diving has long been hidden among broad discussions of water-based sports and activities and this focused book aims to shed further understanding...

    Published June 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Peace through Tourism

    Promoting Human Security Through International Citizenship

    Edited by Lynda-ann Blanchard, Freya Higgins-Desbiolles

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Peace through tourism refers to a body of analysis which suggests tourism may contribute to cross-cultural understanding, tolerance and even peace between communities and nations. What has been largely missing to date is a sustained critique of the potential and capacities of tourism to foster...

    Published April 24th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Backpacker Tourism and Economic Development

    Perspectives from the Less Developed World

    By Mark P. Hampton

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    There has been a phenomenal growth of backpacker tourism from the overland routes to India in the 1960s, to present-day backpacker tourism across the less developed world. As a result there has been significant economic development impacts of backpacker tourism upon local communities especially in...

    Published April 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Dark Tourism and Place Identity

    Managing and Interpreting Dark Places

    Edited by Leanne White, Elspeth Frew

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Dark Tourism, including visitation to places such as murder sites, battlefields and cemeteries is a growing phenomenon, as well as an emergent area of scholarly interest. Despite this interest, the intersecting domains of dark tourism and place identity have been largely overlooked in the academic...

    Published March 6th 2013 by Routledge