Tourism Geography Products

  • Battlefield Events

    Landscape, commemoration and heritage

    Edited by Keir Reeves, Geoff Bird, Laura James, Birger Stichelbaut, Jean Bourgeois

    Battlefield Events: Landscape, Commemoration and Heritage is an investigative and analytical study into the way in which significant landscapes of war have been constructed and imagined through events over time to articulate specific narratives and denote consequence and identity. The book charts…

    Hardback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Mega-Events and Globalization

    Capital and Spectacle in a Changing World Order

    Edited by Richard Gruneau, John Horne

    Since the turn of the twenty first century, there has been a trend for urban "mega events" to be awarded to cities and nations in the East and Global South. Such events have been viewed as economic stimulant as well as opportunities to promote national identity, gain greater international…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Issues in Cultural Tourism Studies

    3rd Edition

    By Melanie K. Smith

    The third edition of Issues in Cultural Tourism Studies provides a vital framework for analysing the complexity of cultural tourism and its increasing globalization in existing as well as emergent destinations of the world. It focuses in particular on the need for even more creative tourism…

    Paperback – 2015-10-11 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-09-23 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Tourism and the Globalization of Emotions

    The Intimate Economy of Tango

    By Maria Törnqvist

    Today, an increasing number of people from all over the world travel to Buenos Aires to dance tango. To accommodate these intimate voyagers, tourist agencies offer travel packages, including classes in tango instruction, dance shoe shopping, and special city maps pointing out the tango clubs in…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Second Homes and Leisure

    New perspectives on a forgotten relationship

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07 
    Routledge

  • Italian Mobilities

    Edited by Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Stephanie Malia Hom

    The Italian nation-state has been defined by practices of mobility. Tourists have flowed in from the era of the Grand Tour to the present, and Italians flowed out in massive numbers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries: Italians made up the largest voluntary emigration in recorded world…

    Hardback – 2015-07-30 
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Heritage and the Olympics

    People, Place and Performance

    Edited by Sean Gammon, Gregory Ramshaw, Emma Waterton

    The Olympic Games have evolved into the most prestigious sport event on the planet. As a consequence, each Games generates more and more interest from the academic community. Sociology, politics, geography and history have all played a part in helping to understand the meanings and implications of…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge

  • Mountaineering Tourism

    Edited by Ghazali Musa, James Higham, Anna Thompson- Carr

    In May 1993 the British Mountaineering Council met to discuss the future of high altitude tourism. Of concern to attendees were reports of queues on Everest and reference was made to mountaineer Peter Boardman calling Everest an ‘amphitheater of the ego’. Issues raised included environmental and…

    Hardback – 2015-06-08
    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 – 2015-06-08
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

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