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  • International Sports Events

    Impacts, Experiences and Identities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Shipway, Alan Fyall

    This book offers new insight into International Sports Events (ISEs), examining the relationship between sport, tourism and events. It assesses sports events through the lens of both sports participants and spectators, based on three primary themes: impacts, experiences and identities. The first…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Advances in Tourism

  • Asian Heritage Management

    Contexts, Concerns, and Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kapila D. Silva, Neel Kamal Chapagain

    The prevalent global heritage discourse has been primarily Euro-centric in its origin, premise, and praxis. Diverse cultural, historical, and geographical contexts, such as that of Asia, call for more context-specific approaches to heritage management. This book explores this complexity of managing…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Tourism and Identity in Scotland, 1770–1914

    Creating Caledonia, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Haldane Grenier

    In the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, legions of English citizens headed north. Why and how did Scotland, once avoided by travelers, become a popular site for English tourists? In Tourism and Identity in Scotland, 1770-1914, Katherine Haldane Grenier uses published and unpublished travel…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Studies in European Cultural Transition

  • Performing Tourist Places

    1st Edition

    By Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt, Michael Haldrup, John Urry

    This book looks at the making and the consuming of places in the contemporary world. Illustrated through various case-studies from Denmark, it considers how places, performances and peoples intersect. It examines the fascinating circumstances through which visitors to a place, in part, produce…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Volunteer Tourism

    The lifestyle politics of international development, 1st Edition

    By Jim Butcher, Peter Smith

    Just a generation ago the notion that holidays should be invested with ethical and political significance would have sounded odd. Today it is part of the lifestyle political landscape. Volunteer tourism is indicative of the growth of lifestyle strategies intended to exhibit care and responsibility…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Thailand's International Meditation Centers

    Tourism and the Global Commodification of Religious Practices, 1st Edition

    By Brooke Schedneck

    This book explores contemporary practices within the new institution of international meditation centers in Thailand. It discusses the development of the lay vipassana meditation movement in Thailand and relates Thai Buddhism to contemporary processes of commodification and globalisation. Through…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • Mega-Events and Globalization

    Capital and Spectacle in a Changing World Order, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Real Tourism

    Practice, Care, and Politics in Contemporary Travel Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudio Minca, Tim Oakes

    Over the past decade, tourism studies has broken out of its traditional institutional affiliation with business and management programs to take its legitimate place as an interdisciplinary social science field of cutting edge scholarship. The field has emerged as central to ongoing debates in…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Mobilities and Foucault

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katharina Manderscheid, Tim Schwanen, David Tyfield

    Although Foucault’s work has been employed and embraced enthusiastically by some ‘mobilities’ scholars, discussion across these two traditions to date has mostly been partial and unsystematic. Yet Foucault’s work can make critical contributions, for example, to thinking about governing mobilities…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge

  • Pilgrimage Tourism of Diaspora Africans to Ghana

    1st Edition

    By Ann Reed

    This book explores why and how Ghana has been cast as a pilgrimage destination for people of African descent, especially African Americans. It provides ethnographic insight into the transnational networks of people and ideas entangled in Ghana's pilgrimage tourism.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

  • Tourism and Borders

    Contemporary Issues, Policies and International Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helmut Wachowiak

    Although globalization has led to increased cross-border traffic, there has been little examination of how crossing political boundaries affects tourism and vice versa. Bringing together case studies from Europe, the USA and Southern Africa, this volume discusses current issues and policies,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • New Research Paradigms in Tourism Geography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan A. Lew

    This collection of papers from Tourism Geographies emphasizes new and emerging research paradigms in the geographic study of tourism. The papers included in this collection follow one of two threads: explicitly supporting specific research frameworks, or implicitly presenting new and emerging…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

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