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  • Social Measurement through Social Surveys: An Applied Approach book cover

    Social Measurement through Social Surveys

    An Applied Approach, 1st Edition

    By Julie Gibbs

    Edited by Martin Bulmer

    How do academic social scientists and survey professionals use social measurement techniques? How are these techniques applied to specific concepts in empirical research? This book is an important resource for students, academic and professional researchers, offering an overview of both new and…

    eBook – 2016-04-01
    Routledge

  • Shoah Presence: Architectural Representations of the Holocaust book cover

    Shoah Presence: Architectural Representations of the Holocaust

    1st Edition

    By Eran Neuman

    Through the analysis of several commemorative acts in space, matter and image, namely museums and memorials, this book reflects on the ways in which architecture as a discipline, a practice and a discourse represents the Holocaust. In doing so, it problematises how one presents an extreme…

    eBook – 2016-04-01
    Routledge

  • Sex in Cyberspace: Men Who Pay For Sex book cover

    Sex in Cyberspace

    Men Who Pay For Sex, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Earle, Keith Sharp

    Sex in Cyberspace offers a bold and provocative, yet sensitively written, account of an under-investigated area of sociological enquiry. While there is a considerable amount of research documenting the experiences of sex workers, very little data exists on their male clientele. The first…

    eBook – 2016-04-01
    Routledge

  • The Dynamics of Heritage: History, Memory and the Highland Clearances book cover

    The Dynamics of Heritage

    History, Memory and the Highland Clearances, 1st Edition

    By Laurence Gouriévidis

    There has been much academic interest in the role of museums as places where understanding of the past is shaped and legitimised for a wide and increasingly diverse public. This book focuses on the museum representations of the Highland Clearances - a much neglected aspect of one of the most…

    eBook – 2016-03-23
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • The Dracula Dilemma: Tourism, Identity and the State in Romania book cover

    The Dracula Dilemma

    Tourism, Identity and the State in Romania, 1st Edition

    By Duncan Light

    For many in the West, Romania is synonymous with Count Dracula. Since the publication of Bram Stoker's famous novel in 1897 Transylvania (and by extension, Romania) has become inseparable in the Western imagination with Dracula, vampires and the supernatural. Moreover, since the late 1960s Western…

    eBook – 2016-03-23
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • The Boundaries of the Literary Archive: Reclamation and Representation book cover

    The Boundaries of the Literary Archive

    Reclamation and Representation, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Stead

    Edited by Carrie Smith

    This volume offers new and challenging interdisciplinary approaches to the use and study of literary archives. Interrogating literary and archival methodology and foregrounding new forms of textual scholarship, the collection includes essays from both academics and archivists to address the full…

    eBook – 2016-03-23
    Routledge

  • Raj Rhapsodies: Tourism, Heritage and the Seduction of History book cover

    Raj Rhapsodies: Tourism, Heritage and the Seduction of History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maxine Weisgrau, Carol Henderson

    Heritage is a prized cultural commodity in the marketing of tourism destinations. Particular aspects of heritage are often more actively promoted, with others played down. The representation of heritage in tourism as static and timeless, derived since time immemorial from a distant past, is…

    eBook – 2016-03-23
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • The Competitive Advantage of Regions and Nations: Technology Transfer Through Foreign Direct Investment book cover

    The Competitive Advantage of Regions and Nations

    Technology Transfer Through Foreign Direct Investment, 1st Edition

    By Boris Ricken, George Malcotsis

    The importance of technology transfer for the competitive advantage of companies and the economic success of nations cannot be overstated. Technology is a determining element for firms and nations to increase productivity, to compete, and to prosper. In The Competitive Advantage of Regions and…

    eBook – 2016-03-23
    Routledge

  • The Evolution of Strategic Foresight: Navigating Public Policy Making book cover

    The Evolution of Strategic Foresight

    Navigating Public Policy Making, 1st Edition

    By Tuomo Kuosa

    Embracing the theory and practice of strategic foresight and illuminating how different schools of thought regard its role in policy making, Tuomo Kuosa describes how something not traditionally considered an independent discipline, is steadily becoming one. In The Evolution of Strategic Foresight…

    eBook – 2016-03-16
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Luxury book cover

    The Architecture of Luxury

    1st Edition

    By Annette Condello

    Over the past century, luxury has been increasingly celebrated in the sense that it is no longer a privilege (or attitude) of the European elite or America’s leisure class. It has become more ubiquitous and now, practically everyone can experience luxury, even luxury in architecture. Focusing on…

    eBook – 2016-03-16
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Digital Scholarly Editing: Theories, Models and Methods book cover

    Digital Scholarly Editing

    Theories, Models and Methods, 1st Edition

    By Elena Pierazzo

    This book provides an up-to-date, coherent and comprehensive treatment of digital scholarly editing, organized according to the typical timeline and workflow of the preparation of an edition: from the choice of the object to edit, the editorial work, post-production and publication, the use of the…

    eBook – 2016-03-16
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Tourism Encounters and Controversies: Ontological Politics of Tourism Development book cover

    Tourism Encounters and Controversies

    Ontological Politics of Tourism Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gunnar Thór Jóhannesson, Carina Ren, van der Duim René

    The multiplicity of tourism encounters provide some of the best available occasions to observe the social world and its making(s). Focusing on ontological politics of tourism development, this book examines how different versions of tourism are enacted, how encounters between different versions of…

    eBook – 2016-03-09
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

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