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  • 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 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 – 2015-07-27
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • 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

  • Commercial Homes in Tourism

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Paul Lynch, Alison J. McIntosh

    This volume is the first to examine the commercial home from an international perspective, paying attention to the frequently occurring but often neglected forms of commercial accommodation including farmstays, historic houses, and self-catering accommodation. Conceptually, it helps to explain a…

    Paperback – 2015-05-07
    Routledge

  • Tourism and India

    A Critical Introduction

    By Kevin Hannam, Anya Diekmann

    Tourism to and within India has undergone some important changes in recent years seen by the rising numbers of international tourists and increase in domestic tourism. This has led to the redevelopment and rebranding of many of its destinations as the Indian government has begun to recognise the…

    Paperback – 2015-04-26
    Routledge

  • Volunteer Tourism

    Theoretical Frameworks and Practical Applications

    Edited by Angela M. Benson

    Volunteer Tourism is one of the major growth areas in contemporary tourism, where tourists for various reasons seek alternative goodwill experiences and activities. To meet this demand there has been a surge in volunteer programmes offered in range of destinations organized by a variety of…

    Paperback – 2015-04-26
    Routledge

  • Socio-Cultural Mobility and Mega-Events

    Ethics and Aesthetics in Brazil’s 2014 World Cup

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    In June 2014, Brazil opened the twentieth FIFA World Cup with a spectacular ceremony. Hosting the World Cup was a strategic developmental priority for Brazil: mega-events such as these allow the country to be ranked amongst the world’s political and economic leaders, and are supposed to propel the…

    Hardback – 2015-04-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Sustainable Marketing of Cultural and Heritage Tourism

    By Deepak Chhabra

    Cultural attractions play an important role in tourism at all levels, and attract huge numbers of tourists interested in heritage and the arts. Cultural Heritage Tourism has positive economic and social impacts but can also have negative impacts on communities and regions. This book draws…

    Paperback – 2015-04-09
    Routledge

  • Cultural Studies and Environment, Revisited

    Edited by Phaedra. C Pezzullo

    The environment is perhaps most misunderstood as a static place, somewhere "out there," separated from the practices of our everyday lives. Given this assumption, environmental movements and concerns have remained mostly marginalized or denigrated in cultural studies publications, conferences, and…

    Paperback – 2015-04-09
    Routledge

  • Tourism, Performance and the Everyday

    Consuming the Orient

    By Michael Haldrup, Jonas Larsen

    Tourism has become increasingly ‘exotic’, a process made possible by low-cost charter tourism and cheaper air tickets. Faraway and evermore ‘exotic’ holidays are becoming widespread and within reach as destinations make their entry into the mass tourism market. Strolls through the bazaars of…

    Paperback – 2015-04-06
    Routledge

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