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  • Events Management

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Charles Bladen, James Kennell, Emma Abson, Nick Wilde

    Contemporary events management is a diverse and challenging field. This introductory textbook fully explores the multidisciplinary nature of events management and provides the student with all the practical skills and professional knowledge they need in order to succeed in the events industry. It…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Hospitality Marketing

    Edited by Dogan Gursoy

    This handbook analyzes the main issues in the field of hospitality marketing by focusing on past, present and future challenges and trends from a multidisciplinary global perspective. The book uniquely combines both theoretical and practical approaches in debating some of the most important…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Waterways and the Cultural Landscape

    Edited by Francesco Vallerani, Francesco Visentin

    Water control and management have been fundamental to the building of human civilisation. In Europe, the regulation of major rivers, the digging of canals and the wetland reclamation schemes from the 16th to 19th centuries, generated new typologies of waterscapes with significant implications for…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Heritage and Tourism Series

  • Events in the City

    Using public spaces as event venues

    By Andrew Smith

    Cities are staging more events than ever. Within this macro-trend, there is another less acknowledged trend: more events are being staged in public spaces. Some events have always been staged in parks, streets and squares, but in recent years events have been taken out of traditional venues and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Legacies and Mega Events

    Fact or Fairy Tales?

    Edited by Ian Brittain, Jason Bocarro, Terri Byers, Kamilla Swart

    The use of sporting and other mega-events to bring about transformation of socially deprived areas of major cities is becoming an increasingly important part of the raison d'être for hosting such events, especially given the immense costs involved and the current economic climate. The tax-paying…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • 'Alternative' cultures and leisure

    Creating pathways for sustainable livelihoods

    Edited by Alan Law, Stephen Wearing

    Contemporary discourse on sustainability points to the need for substantial, if not radical, shifts in relations between productivity, environment, consumption and identities, in ways which bring or restore balance to the intersecting domains. The catchphrase of ‘sustainability’ has made its way…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Scuba Diving Tourism

    Edited by Ghazali Musa, Kay Dimmock

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Organizational Behaviour in Sport

    By James Skinner, Bob Stewart

    What makes a sport enterprise successful? How can managers working in sport improve organizational effectiveness through strategic behaviour management? This comprehensive and accessible textbook addresses these important questions and examines the theories that underpin organizational analysis in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Foundations of Sport Management

  • Lifestyle Sports and Public Policy

    Edited by Daniel Turner, Sandro Carnicelli

    Lifestyle Sports and Public Policy is the first book to develop a comprehensive understanding of the interplay between lifestyle sports and the public policy environment which frames and regulates them. Drawing on a wide range of lifestyle sports from across the globe, including parkour,…

    Hardback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • International Sports Volunteering

    Edited by Angela M. Benson, Nicholas Wise

    Sport volunteering is becoming an increasingly popular motive for international travel. Many tourism organisations now advertise sport volunteering projects, with colleges and universities also offering students the opportunity to participate in similar projects abroad. This is the first book to…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Event Management in Sport, Recreation and Tourism

    Theoretical and Practical Dimensions, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Cheryl Mallen, Lorne J. Adams

    Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Event Management in Sport, Recreation and Tourism provides a comprehensive theoretical and practical framework for planning and managing events. Focusing on the role of event managers and their diverse responsibilities through each phase of the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge

  • Digital Leisure Cultures

    Critical perspectives

    Edited by Sandro Carnicelli, David McGillivray, Gayle McPherson

    The digital turn in leisure has opened up a vast array of new opportunities to play, learn, participate and be entertained – opportunities that have transformed what we recognise as leisure. This edited collection provides a significant contribution to our changing understanding of digital leisure…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15
    Routledge

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