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  • Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Repetitive Strain Injury: Current Concepts in Diagnosis, Management, Disability, and Health Economics book cover

    Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Repetitive Strain Injury

    Current Concepts in Diagnosis, Management, Disability, and Health Economics

    By Irwin J Russell

    Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Repetitive Strain Injury provides a summary of information from a conference on chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), fibromyalgia syndrome (FS), and related disorders. Many of the contributors are known for being actively involved in the study of the target…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Sport and Architecture book cover

    Sport and Architecture

    By Benjamin S. Flowers

    Sport and architecture are two elements of contemporary life that have a broad and profound impact on the world around us. The role architecture plays in shaping buildings and societies has occupied historians for centuries. Likewise, the cultural, economic, and political importance of sport is the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-09 
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Sport

  • Protest and Resistance in the Tourist City book cover

    Protest and Resistance in the Tourist City

    Edited by Claire Colomb, Johannes Novy

    Across the globe, from established tourist destinations such as Venice or Prague to less traditional destinations in both the global North and South, there is mounting evidence that points to an increasing politicization of the topic of urban tourism. In some cities, residents and other…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Rome, Travel and the Sculpture Capital, c.1770–1825 book cover

    Rome, Travel and the Sculpture Capital, c.1770–1825

    Edited by Tomas Macsotay

    The world that shaped Europe's first national sculptor-celebrities, from Schadow to David d'Angers, from Flaxman to Gibson, from Canova to Thorvaldsen, was the city of Rome. Until around 1800, the Holy See effectively served as Europe's cultural capital, and Roman sculptors found themselves at the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Sport Marketing: Global perspectives book cover

    Contemporary Sport Marketing

    Global perspectives

    Edited by James J. Zhang, Brenda G. Pitts

    The international nature of the sport industry requires a global approach to sport marketing practices. Organisations need to develop a good understanding of the laws, regulations, values and norms of the countries and cultures in which they operate. This book brings together world-leading sport…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09 
    Routledge
    World Association for Sport Management Series

  • Social Enterprise and Special Events book cover

    Social Enterprise and Special Events

    Edited by Julie Olberding

    During the past twenty years, the field of nonprofit management has grown significantly in terms of the number of nonprofit organizations, number of people employed, and amount of funds raised. A key activity in nonprofit management has been organizing events, which are generally defined as "…

    Paperback – 2018-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social Enterprise & Social Innovation

  • Corporate Sustainability Assessments: Sustainability practices of multinational enterprises in Thailand book cover

    Corporate Sustainability Assessments

    Sustainability practices of multinational enterprises in Thailand

    Edited by Jerome D. Donovan, Cheree Topple, Eryadi K. Masli, Teerin Vanichseni

    Sustainable development is an internationally recognised objective for governments, businesses and societies. However, how the private sector engages with sustainability in a systematic way through their business activities remains unclear. This book evaluates the sustainability practices of the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Waterfronts Revisited: European ports in a historic and global perspective book cover

    Waterfronts Revisited

    European ports in a historic and global perspective

    Edited by Heleni Porfyriou, Marichela Sepe

    Waterfronts Revisited addresses the historical evolution of the relationship between port and city and re-examines waterfront development by looking at the urban territory and historical city in their complexity and entirety. By identifying guiding values, urban patterns and typologies, and local…

    Paperback – 2018-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • City Branding: The Ghostly Politics of Representation in Globalising Cities book cover

    City Branding

    The Ghostly Politics of Representation in Globalising Cities

    By Alberto Vanolo

    Since the 1990s, city branding has become a key factor in urban development policies. Cities all over the world take specific actions to manipulate the imagery and the perceptions of places, both in the eyes of the inhabitants and in those of potential tourists, investors, users and consumers. City…

    Paperback – 2018-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • High-Speed Rail and Sustainability: Decision-making and the political economy of investment book cover

    High-Speed Rail and Sustainability

    Decision-making and the political economy of investment

    Edited by Blas Luis Pérez Henríquez, Elizabeth Deakin

    High speed rail (HSR) is being touted as a strategic investment for connecting people across regions, while also fostering prosperity and smart urban growth. However, as its popularity increases, its implementation has become contentious with various parties contesting the validity of socioeconomic…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge

  • The Sexual and Gender Politics of Sport Mega-Events: Roving Colonialism book cover

    The Sexual and Gender Politics of Sport Mega-Events

    Roving Colonialism

    By Heather Sykes

    This challenging new study examines gender and sexuality in relation to the ‘roving colonialism’ of sport mega-events. Built around four case studies in postcolonial and settler colonial contexts—the Olympics in Vancouver, London and Sochi and soccer fans in the Egyptian revolution—the book…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Foundations of Managing Sporting Events: Organising the 1966 FIFA World Cup book cover

    Foundations of Managing Sporting Events

    Organising the 1966 FIFA World Cup

    By Kevin D Tennent, Alex G. Gillett

    2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the 1966 FIFA World Cup, hosted in England. Unlike previous literature, which has tended to focus activities on the field, this book brings an institutional level approach to organizing the 1966 FIFA World Cup and examines the management process in the buildup and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

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