Tourism and the Environment Products

  • Domestic Tourism in Asia

    Diversity and Divergence

    Edited by Shalini Singh

    Many countries have a rich tradition of domestic travel and holidaying which not only predates but exceeds mass international travel. This is particularly the case in Asia where recent economic prosperity and trends in globalization have not merely spurred, but continue to shape traditions in…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 

  • Cruise Tourism in Polar Regions

    Promoting Environmental and Social Sustainability?

    Edited by Michael Luck, Patrick T. Maher, Emma J. Stewart

    Cruises are the primary form of tourism in the Polar Regions and cruise ship tourism in both the Arctic and Antarctic is expanding rapidly. The industry has moved beyond its infancy, and is now entering a maturing phase with increased numbers and types of vessels, more demanding routes, and more…

    Paperback – 2016-01-31 

  • Political Ecology of Tourism

    Community, power and the environment

    Edited by Mary Mostafanezhad, Roger Norum, Eric J. Shelton, Anna Thompson-Carr

    Why has political ecology been assigned so little attention in tourism studies, despite its broad and critical interrogation of environment and politics? As the first full-length treatment of a political ecology of tourism, the collection addresses this lacuna and calls for the further…

    Hardback – 2016-01-27 
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Tourism and Sustainability

    Development, globalisation and new tourism in the Third World, 4th Edition

    By Martin Mowforth, Ian Munt

    By January 2015 the world’s richest 80 people had as much wealth as the poorest 50 per cent of the world’s population. It is a global unevenness through which the barriers to in-migration of Third World migrants to wealthy First World nations go ever higher, while the barriers to travel in the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 

  • Volcano and Geothermal Tourism

    Sustainable Geo-Resources for Leisure and Recreation

    Edited by Patricia Erfurt-Cooper, Malcolm Cooper

    There are over 1300 active volcanoes worldwide and many more dormant or extinct. Some are developed as tourist destinations; others are not, but have great potential. Mount Fuji in Japan attracts over 100 million visitors per year and has immense cultural and spiritual significance, while a number…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30 

  • Routledge International Handbook of Outdoor Studies

    Edited by Barbara Humberstone, Heather Prince, Karla A. Henderson

    The ‘outdoors’ is a physical and ideological space in which people engage with their environment, but it is also an important vehicle for learning and for leisure. The Routledge Handbook of Outdoor Studies is the first book to attempt to define and survey the multi-disciplinary set of approaches…

    Hardback – 2015-11-23
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Tourism and the Anthropocene

    Edited by Martin Gren, Edward H. Huijbens

    This book brings the field of tourism into dialogue with what is captured under the varied notions of the Anthropocene. It explores issues and challenges which the Anthropocene may pose for tourism, and it offers significant insights into how it might reframe conceptual and empirical undertakings…

    Hardback – 2015-11-12
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Tourism and Poverty Reduction

    Principles and impacts in developing countries

    Edited by Anna Spenceley, Dorothea Meyer

    Over the past decade, there have been an increasing number of publications that have analysed and critiqued the potential of tourism to be a mechanism for poverty reduction in less economically developed countries (LEDCs). This book showcases work by established and emerging researchers that…

    Hardback – 2015-10-01

  • Regimes of Value in Tourism

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21

  • Environmental Communication and Travel Journalism

    Consumerism, Conflict and Concern

    By Lyn McGaurr

    Travel journalism about natural attractions is environmental communication at the cusp of consumerism and concern. Countries and regions that market forests, rivers and wildlife to international tourists drive place-of-origin brand recognition that benefits exporters in other sectors.…

    Hardback – 2015-07-21
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • The Rise and Fall of Countryside Management

    A Historical Account

    By Ian D. Rotherham

    For at least half a century since the emergence of Country Parks and Forest Parks, countryside services have provided leisure, tourism, conservation, restoration and regeneration across Britain. Yet these services are currently being decimated as public services are sacrificed to the new era…

    Hardback – 2015-07-14

  • Sustainable Transportation in Natural and Protected Areas

    Edited by Francesco Orsi

    Protected areas are at the centre of nature-based tourism, which is increasingly popular across the world. As visitor numbers increase, so does awareness of the harmful effects that large crowds may have on both natural resources and individuals’ recreational experience. This volume…

    Hardback – 2015-07-07
    Routledge Studies in Transport, Environment and Development

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