Tourism Development/Impacts Products

  • Political Ecology of Tourism

    Community, power and the environment

    Edited by Mary Mostafanezhad, Roger Norum, Eric 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

  • Understanding Sport in International Development

    By Tess Kay

    This book makes an important contribution to the growing literature on sport in international development. It introduces and explores the practice and efficacy of international sport development through the experiences of young people who become engaged in sport programmes, as described in their…

    Paperback – 2016-01-15 
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • The Politics and Power of Tourism in Palestine

    Edited by Rami Isaac, C. Michael Hall, Freya Higgins-Desbiolles

    Tourism in Palestine has been receiving an increasingly important profile given its economic and religious importance and the significant role it plays in Israeli-Palestinian relations, representation of Palestinian statehood and identity, and wider Middle Eastern politics. Nevertheless, Palestine,…

    Hardback – 2016-01-14 
    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

    In a report published by Oxfam in January 2014 it was noted that the World’s richest 85 people have as much wealth as the poorest 50% of the World’s population. A year later that figure had been updated to just 80 people. It is a global unevenness through which the barriers to…

    Paperback – 2015-12-14 

  • 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 organisers have tried to bring events out of traditional…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Tourism and Development in the Developing World

    2nd Edition

    By David J. Telfer, Richard Sharpley

    Tourism is widely considered to be an important factor in socio-economic development, particularly in less developed countries. However, despite almost universal recognition of tourism’s development potential, the extent to which economic and social progress is linked to the growth of a country’s…

    Paperback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Tourism, Mobilities, and Development in Sparsely Populated Areas

    Edited by Doris Carson, Dean Carson, Linda Lundmark

    Tourism ‘mobilities’ are not restricted to the movement of tourists between places of origin and destinations. Particularly in more peripheral, remote, or sparsely populated destinations, workers and residents are also likely to be frequently moving between locations. Such destinations attract…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 

  • 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

  • Tourism at the Olympic Games

    Visiting the World

    Edited by Mike Robinson, Josef Ploner

    Going far beyond being just a mega sport event, the Olympic Games are, and have been in the past, important settings for tourism and cultural change. Hosting the Olympic Games presents a unique opportunity for countries to promote, regenerate, and develop cities and regions, and to firmly locate…

    Hardback – 2015-10-01

  • Tourism and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Current issues and local realities

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • The Economics of Recreation, Leisure and Tourism

    5th Edition

    By John Tribe

    One of the leading texts in the field, The Economics of Recreation, Leisure and Tourism is the ideal introduction to the fundamentals of economics in these industries, helping you to pass an economics module as part of tourism, recreation, events or sport management degrees. It is written in an…

    Paperback – 2015-09-21

  • Tourism Impacts, Planning and Management

    3rd Edition

    By Peter Mason

    Tourism Impacts, Planning and Management is a unique text, which links these three crucial areas of tourism - impacts, planning and management. Tourism impacts are multi-faceted and therefore are difficult to plan for and manage. This title looks at all the key players involved - be they tourists,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08

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