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1-10 of 49 results in Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility
Promoting Human Security Through International Citizenship
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 May 1st 2013 by Routledge
Perspectives from the Less Developed World
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
Managing and Interpreting Dark Places
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
Meanings, experience and learning
Adventure tourism is an increasingly widespread phenomenon, appealing to an expanding proportion of the population who seek new destinations and new experiences. This timely, edited volume offers new theoretical perspectives of this emerging subset of Tourism. it uses philosophical and cutting...
Published January 22nd 2013 by Routledge
Cross-border desires through contemporary travel
This book is the first to focus on why and how foreign Western women engage in cross-border sexual and intimate relations as tourists travelling, or temporarily dwelling, in a Central American country. As an in-depth ethnographic account, the book traces the experiences of heterosexual North...
Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge
This is the first volume to fully explore the complex relationship between war and tourism by considering its full range of dynamics; including political, psychological, economic and ideological factors at different levels, in different political and geographical locations. Issues of peace and...
Published August 19th 2012 by Routledge
The Ethics, Regulation, and Marketing of Health Mobility
Medical and health tourism is a significant area of growth in the export of medical, health and tourism services. Although spas and improved well-being have long been part of the tourist experience, health tourism now includes travel for medical purposes ranging from cosmetic and dental surgery...
Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge
Tourism, Ethnic Diversity and the City fills a gap in existing research in terms of how immigration relates to urban tourism and investigates the new theoretical insights and challenges for empirical research using informative case studies drawn from several advanced economies in Europe, North...
Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge
Environment, Management and Segments
Since the 1990s, tourism has become a major driver of economic activity and community development in Brazil. New policies and approaches, growing expertise and investment in tourism have brought significant transformation in tourism products, destination development and community involvement. In...
Published May 31st 2012 by Routledge
Poverty, Power and Ethics
Slum tourism is a globalizing trend and a controversial form of tourism. Impoverished urban areas have always enticed the popular imagination, considered to be places of ‘otherness’, ‘moral decay’, ‘deviant liberty’ or ‘authenticity’. ‘Slumming’ has a long tradition in the Global North, for example...
Published May 20th 2012 by Routledge
Scuba Diving Tourism
To Be Published June 5th 2013
Tourism and Citizenship: Rights, Freedoms and Privileges in the Global Order
To Be Published August 31st 2013
Contested Spatialities, Lifestyle Migration and Residential Tourism
To Be Published September 10th 2013
Contemporary Issues in Cultural Heritage Tourism
To Be Published October 14th 2013
Research Volunteer Tourism: Volunteer Tourism
To Be Published December 30th 2013
Understanding and Governing Sustainable Tourism Mobility: Psychological and Behavioural Approaches
To Be Published January 31st 2014
Travel, Tourism and Green Growth
To Be Published February 28th 2014
Trust, Tourism Development and Planning
To Be Published February 28th 2014