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  • Rural Tourism

    New Concepts, New Research, New Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bernard Lane, Elisabeth Kastenholz

    This book describes, analyses, celebrates and interrogates the rise of rural tourism in the developed world over the last thirty years, while explaining its need to enter a new, second generation of development if it is to remain sustainable in all senses of that word. Contributors include 29…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Tourism and Indigenous Peoples

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Carr, Lisa Ruhanen, Michelle Whitford, Bernard Lane

    This book provides a comprehensive, detailed and insight rich review of both the positive (capacity building, cultural conservation and economic opportunities) and negative (commodification, cultural change and possible loss of ownership and control) aspects of tourism development in indigenous…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Tourism, Conflict and Contested Heritage in Former Yugoslavia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Josef Ploner, Patrick Naef

    Described as ‘cultural crossroads’ or ‘mosaic’, ‘powder keg’, ‘border’, ‘bridge’ or Europe’s ‘Other’, the region comprising former Yugoslavia has, over time, conjured up ambiguous imaginaries associated with political unrest, national contest and ethnic divide. Since the disintegration of…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • Event Impact

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Armbrecht, Tommy D. Andersson

    Events are increasingly used instrumentally to achieve goals of society such as cultural development, destination branding or economic development. Event impacts are, however, routinely measured from a purely economic perspective. Event Impact fills an important niche and a void in the literature…

    Paperback – 2019-01-21
    Routledge

  • Ecotourism in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Thirty Years of Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Backman, Ian E. Munanura

    Since its first mention in the academic literature, ecotourism has been endorsed by NGOs and governments as the most environmentally sound and locally beneficial method of tourist development. Over the last thirty years sub-Saharan Africa has adopted ecotourism as the primary focus for tourism…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Migration, Micro-Business and Tourism in Thailand

    Highlanders in the City, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Trupp

    Visitors to Thailand’s urban and beach-sided tourist hotspots notice the presence of colourful and predominantly female vendors offering self-made and mass-manufactured products. A high percentage of these vendors are members of the highland ethnic minority group of Akha who have become…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Diasporas, Migrations and Mobilities

  • The Rise of Thana-Capitalism and Tourism

    1st Edition

    By Maximiliano E. Korstanje

    We live in a society that is bombarded by news of accidents, disasters and terrorist attacks. We are obsessed by the presence of death. It is commodified in newspapers, the media, entertainment and in our cultural consumption. This book explores the notion of an emergent class of “death-seekers”…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge

  • Tourism and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Current issues and local realities, 1st Edition

    By Marina Novelli

    Over the past 20 years, the perception of tourism as an effective contributor to socio-economic development in the developing world has propagated, with many viewing tourism as a provider for poverty alleviation and towards other UN Millennium Development Goals. Over the same period, readers have…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Regimes of Value in Tourism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emilie Crossley, David Picard

    Drawing from ethnographic work in five continents, this book demonstrates how different regimes of value in tourism can coexist, collide, and compete across a varied geographic terrain. Much theory in tourism economics defines ‘value’ as a measure of monetary worth, a concept governing commodity…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Second Homes and Leisure

    New perspectives on a forgotten relationship, 1st Edition

    Edited by Trudie Walters, Tara Duncan

    Second homes (variously summer houses, shacks, baches, cottages, dacha) are a popular cultural phenomenon in many countries and an emerging trend in others. They are inextricably linked to tourism, recreation and leisure, and yet the fundamental relationship between second homes and leisure often…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Managing and Adapting to Global Change in Tourism Places

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan A. Lew

    Today, more than ever, communities need to develop resilience strategies to adapt to the varied and often unpredictable forces of global change. The focus of this collection of articles from Tourism Geographies is on global change in tourism places. Global change incorporates social and economic…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • Tourism in Brazil

    Environment, Management and Segments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gui Lohmann, Dianne Dredge

    Since the 1990s, tourism has become a major driver of economic activity and community development in Brazil. New policies and approaches, growing expertise and investment in tourism have brought significant transformation in tourism products, destination development and community involvement. In…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

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