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  • Hosting the Olympic Games

    Uncertainty, Debates and Controversy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marie Delaplace, Pierre-Olaf Schut

    Hosting the Olympic Games: Uncertainty, Debates, and Controversy provides a broad and comprehensive analysis of past Olympic and Paralympic events shedding critical light on the future of the Games with a specific look at the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympics. It draws attention to the debates and…

    Hardback – 2019-09-02 
    Routledge
    Advances in Tourism

  • Capitalism, Sport Mega Events and the Global South

    1st Edition

    By Billy Graeff

    What are the social, political and economic consequences of staging sport mega events such as the Olympics and the World Cup? Capitalism, Sport Mega Events and the Global South presents a new approach to sport mega events and related issues, exploring elements that are not present or are not…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Events, Places and Societies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Wise, John Harris

    Events can be synonymous with a particular place, helping shape and promote a location. Given the rise of the global events industry, this book uncovers how events impact upon places and societies, looking at a range of different events and geographical scales. Geographers are concerned with how…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10
    Routledge

  • Surfing and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    By Gregory Borne

    Surfing and Sustainability presents a new way of understanding the impact of surfing on the environment, society and the economy, providing important insights into the field of sustainability and arguing that the activity of surfing offers a unique opportunity to explore the ambiguity of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Mega-Events as Economies of the Imagination

    Creating Atmospheres for Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020, 1st Edition

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    Atmosphere, the elusive ambiance of a place, enables or hinders its mobility in global consumption contexts. Atmosphere connects to social imaginaries, utopian representational frames producing the culture of a city or country. But who resolves atmospheric contradictions in a place’s social and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Lifestyle Sports and Public Policy

    1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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

  • Sustainable Surfing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory Borne, Jess Ponting

    Whilst being an ambiguous and contested concept, sustainability has become one of the twenty-first century’s most pervasive ideas, as humanity’s increasing impact on the environment, as well as increasing social and economic inequalities, have local and global consequences. Surfing is a globally…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01
    Routledge

  • Sport, Events, Tourism and Regeneration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Wise, John Harris

    Investments in sport, events and tourism in cities and wider regions are part of nascent regeneration strategies linked to transitioning economic bases and place images. While it is important to consider physical regeneration, there is a range of subsequent benefits and opportunities brought about…

    Hardback – 2017-02-23
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Mega-Event Mobilities

    A Critical Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Noel B. Salazar, Christiane Timmerman, Johan Wets, Luana Gama Gato, Sarah Van den Broucke

    Global sports events are rarely far from the public eye. Such mega-events are about much more than the sporting competitions themselves. They entail global exposure and intense struggles by different stakeholders. This is the first book to examine sports mega-events from a mobilities perspective.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Mega-event Cities: Urban Legacies of Global Sports Events

    1st Edition

    By Valerie Viehoff, Gavin Poynter

    Mega-events represent an important moment in the life of a city, providing a useful lens through which we may analyse their cultural, social, political and economic development. In the wake of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC’s) concerns about ’gigantism’ and wider public concerns about…

    Hardback – 2015-11-28
    Routledge

  • Cycling Futures

    From Research into Practice, 1st Edition

    By Regine Gerike, John Parkin

    Pointing the way to the future of research and development in relation to cycling as a mode of transport, this book investigates some of the significant recent developments in the technology, provision for, and take up of cycling in various parts of the world. Tensions at the heart of the nature of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28
    Routledge

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