Tourism Geography Products

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Mobility and Migration in Film and Moving Image Art

    Cinema Beyond Europe

    By Nilgün Bayraktar

    This book examines the historical and contemporary tensions around mobility and identity in Europe in relation to experimental moving image practices in contemporary art and cinema. Drawing on theories of migrant and diasporic cinema, projected image art, and mobility studies, Bayraktar provides…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • 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 – 2015-11-21 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • Battlefield Events

    Landscape, commemoration and heritage

    Edited by Keir Reeves, Geoffrey R. 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 – 2015-11-07 
    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 – 2015-10-12 
    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 – 2015-09-29 
    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 – 2015-09-24 
    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 – 2015-09-21 
    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 – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

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