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  • Japanese Popular Culture and Contents Tourism

    Edited by Philip A. Seaton, Takayoshi Yamamura

    Contents tourism is tourism induced by the contents (narratives, characters, locations and other creative elements) of films, novels, games, manga, anime, television dramas and other forms of popular culture. Amidst the boom in global interest in Japanese popular culture, the utilization of popular…

    Hardback – 2016-09-22 
    Routledge

  • Memory, Place and Identity

    Commemoration and remembrance of war and conflict

    Edited by Danielle Drozdzewski, Sarah De Nardi, Emma Waterton

    This book bridges theoretical gaps that exist between the meta-concepts of memory, place and identity by positioning its lens on the emplaced practices of commemoration and the remembrance of war and conflict. This book examines how diverse publics relate to their wartime histories through…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Thanatourism and Cinematic Representations of Risk

    Screening the End of Tourism

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    In today’s world, the need to eliminate natural and human-made disasters has been at the forefront of national and international socio-political agendas. The management of risks such as terrorism, labour strikes, protests and environmental degradation has become pivotal for countries that depend on…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Pilgrimage in the Marketplace

    By Ian Reader

    The study of pilgrimage often centres itself around miracles and spontaneous populist activities. While some of these activities and stories may play an important role in the emergence of potential pilgrimage sites and in helping create wider interest in them, this book demonstrates that the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Pilgrimage, Religious Travel and Tourism

  • Tourism in the Green Economy

    Edited by Maharaj Vijay Reddy, Keith Wilkes

    The concept of the green economy has now entered mainstream policy debates and been endorsed by a range of United Nations and other organizations. The Rio+20 UN conference specifically drew attention to the green economy approach in the context of sustainable development to move away from…

    Hardback – 2015-06-15
    Routledge

  • Volunteer Tourism

    The lifestyle politics of international development

    By Jim Butcher, Peter Smith

    Just a generation ago the notion that holidays should be invested with ethical and political significance would have sounded odd. Today it is part of the lifestyle political landscape. Volunteer tourism is indicative of the growth of lifestyle strategies intended to exhibit care and responsibility…

    Hardback – 2015-06-15
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Imagining the American West through Film and Tourism

    By Warwick Frost, Jennifer Laing

    The West is one of the strongest and most enduring place images in the world and its myth is firmly rooted in popular culture – whether novels, film, television, music, clothing and even video games. The West combines myth and history, rugged natural scenery and wide open spaces, popular culture…

    Hardback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Scientific Tourism

    Researchers as Travellers

    Edited by Susan Slocum, Carol Kline, Andrew Holden

    As researchers in emerging economies, scientists are often the first foreign visitors to stay in remote rural areas and, on occasion, form joint venture ecotourism and community tourism projects or poverty alleviation schemes between local agencies or NGOs, the local community, and their home…

    Hardback – 2015-05-27
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Affective Tourism

    Dark routes in conflict

    By Dorina Maria Buda

    This book brings together, explores and expands socio-spatial affect, emotion and psychoanalytic drives in tourism for the first time. Affect is to be found in visceral intensities and resonances that circulate around and shape encounters between and amongst tourists, local tourism representatives…

    Hardback – 2015-05-20
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Leisure and Food

    Edited by Heather Mair, Jennifer Sumner

    Leisure and food seem to be a natural fit, but the recent, unprecedented focus on all aspects of food has not been reflected in the field of leisure studies. This book is the first to combine these vital aspects of human interest by exploring the interface between leisure and food in a number of…

    Hardback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge

  • New Research Paradigms in Tourism Geography

    Edited by Alan A. Lew

    This collection of papers from Tourism Geographies emphasizes new and emerging research paradigms in the geographic study of tourism. The papers included in this collection follow one of two threads: explicitly supporting specific research frameworks, or implicitly presenting new and emerging…

    Hardback – 2015-03-12
    Routledge

  • Dark Tourism and Crime

    By Derek Dalton

    Dark tourism has become widespread and diverse.   It has passed into popular culture vernacular, deployed in guide books as a short hand descriptor for sites that are associated with death, suffering and trauma.  However, whilst  books have been devoted to dark tourism as a…

    Hardback – 2014-11-18
    Routledge
    Advances in Tourism

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