Leisure Management Products

  • Whatever Happened to the Leisure Society?

    By A. J. Veal

    The idea of a ‘leisure society’ was in its heyday in the 1960s and 1970s, when it was predicted that the increases in prosperity and fall in working hours in Western societies in the 20th Century would continue. The fantasy of a life of ease for all has, of course, never materialised, but the theme…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Leisure Studies

  • Surfing and Sustainability

    By Gregory Borne

    This book develops a new way of understanding the impact of surfing on the environment, society and the economy. It contextualizes surfing within current debates on sustainability, considering its impact on communities as well as individual health and wellbeing. The book analyses the capacity of…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Governance and Policy in Sport Organizations

    4th Edition

    By Mary A. Hums, Joanne C. MacLean

    Now in a fully updated new edition, this textbook introduces readers to the power and politics of sport organizations. It explores the managerial activities essential to good governance and policy development, and looks at the structure and functions of individual organizations within the larger…

    Paperback – 2018-04-12 
    Routledge

  • Wild Animals and Leisure

    Rights and Wellbeing

    Edited by Neil Carr, Janette Young

    Wild animals form an integral component of the human leisure experience. They are a significant part of the leisure industry and are economically valuable entities. However, as sentient beings animals also have rights and welfare needs, and, like humans, may also have their own leisure desires and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Ethics of Tourism Series

  • Sport Management

    Principles and Applications, 5th Edition

    By Russell Hoye, Aaron C.T. Smith, Matthew Nicholson, Bob Stewart

    Now available in a fully revised and updated fifth edition, Sport Management: Principles and Applications tells you everything you need to know about the contemporary sport industry. Covering both the professional and non-profit sectors, and with more international material than any other…

    Paperback – 2018-01-19 
    Routledge
    Sport Management Series

  • 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 – 2017-11-02
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • 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 – 2017-10-02
    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 sixteenth to nineteenth centuries, generated new typologies of waterscapes with significant…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Heritage and Tourism 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

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