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Leisure/Tourism Geographies

Practices and Geographical Knowledge, 1st Edition

Edited by David Crouch


310 pages

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Leisure and Tourism Geographies considers leisure/tourism as an encounter. An encounter that exists between people, between people and space and between people and their expectations, experiences and desires.

The contributors explore diverse aspects of leisure and tourism, ranging from the methodologies behind leisure practices to detailed case studies including: *Disneyland, Paris

*tourism in sacred landscapes

*leisure practices in cyberspace

*leisure and yachting

*use of recreational/holiday cottages

*National Parks, local parks and gardens

Presenting an exciting mix of attitudes and ideas concerning leisure and tourism, this book documents a lively debate, placing geography at its centre.

About the Editor

David Crouch is Senior University Research Fellow at the University of Derby and visiting Professor of Geography and Tourism at Karlstadt University, Sweden.

About the Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography