Tourism Society and Culture Products

  • The Routledge Handbook of Popular Culture and Tourism

    Edited by Christine Lundberg, Vassilios Ziakas

    This handbook provides a comprehensive overview and holistic analysis of the intersection between tourism and popular culture. It examines current debates, questions, and controversies of tourism in the wake of popular culture phenomena and explores the relationships between popular culture,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Creating Heritage for Tourism

    Edited by Catherine Palmer, Jacky Tivers

    This book addresses the question: What does 'heritage' mean in the 21st century? Traditional ideas of heritage involve places where objects, landscapes, people and ideas are venerated and reproduced over time as an inheritance for future generations. However, such uses of the past do not fit with…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge
    Current Developments in the Geographies of Leisure and Tourism

  • Negotiating Hospitality

    Ethics of Tourism Development in the Nicaraguan Highlands

    By Emily Höckert

    How do hosts and guests welcome each other in responsible tourism encounters? This book addresses the question in a longitudinal ethnographic study on tourism development in the coffee-cultivating communities in Nicaragua. The research follows the trail of development practitioners and researchers…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Tourism, Tourists and Society

    5th Edition

    By Richard Sharpley

    Tourism, Tourists and Society provides a broad introduction to the inter-relationship between tourism and society, making complex sociological concepts and themes accessible to readers from a non-sociological academic background. It provides a thorough exploration of how society influences or…

    Paperback – 2018-05-24 
    Routledge

  • The Affective Negotiation of Slum Tourism

    City Walks in Delhi

    By Tore Holst

    Each year, approximately a million tourists visit slum areas on guided tours as a part of their holiday to Asia, Africa or Latin America. This book analyses the cultural encounters that take place between slum tourists and former street children, who work as tour guides for a local NGO in Delhi,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism and Anthropology

  • Political Ecology and Tourism

    Edited by Sanjay Nepal, Jarkko Saarinen

    Political ecology explicitly addresses the relations between the social and the natural, arguing that social and environmental conditions are deeply and inextricably linked. Its emphasis on the material state of nature as the outcome of political processes, as well as the construction and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Ecology

  • Tourism Planning and Development

    Contemporary Cases and Emerging Issues

    Edited by Jarkko Saarinen, Christian M. Rogerson, C. Michael Hall

    Academically complex and challenging to apply, development and planning are increasingly relevant to the growing tourism industry. This collection contains critical studies on tourism development and planning, and calls for proactive, holistic and responsible thinking. It addresses conceptual and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24 
    Routledge

  • Royal Events

    Rituals, Innovations, Meanings

    By Jennifer Laing, Warwick Frost

    Royal events such as coronations and jubilees encompass a wide spectrum of planned events involving monarchs and their families that are strategically designed to reinforce the role of royalty within social and political structures. Royal events may have a long heritage, but often involve…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge

  • Theming Asia

    Culture, Nature and Heritage in a Transforming Environment

    Edited by Maribeth Erb, Chin Ee Ong

    Theming Asia: Culture, Nature and Heritage in a Transforming Environment presents a theoretical, thematic and empirical examination of theming, theme parks and themed spaces in contemporary Asia. Drawing on cases from China, Hong Kong, Japan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia and Singapore, it details how the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge

  • Power, Construction and Meaning in Festivals

    By Allan Jepson, Alan Clarke

    Whether through education, sport or festivity, events form the basis on which we attribute cultural meaning, significance and value to our lives. In this light, community events have the potential to create positive and negative social, cultural, economic and environmental impacts within the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Events Management

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Charles Bladen, James Kennell, Emma Abson, Nick Wilde

    Contemporary events management is a diverse and challenging field. This introductory textbook fully explores the multidisciplinary nature of events management and provides the student with all the practical skills and professional knowledge they need in order to succeed in the events industry. It…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge

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