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  • Exploring the cultural, ideological and economic legacies of Euro 2012

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Kennedy, Christos Kassimeris

    European National football came together in the summer of 2012 for the 14th occasion. This book sets out to examine the enduring social tensions between supporters and authorities, as well as those between local, national and European identities, which formed the backdrop to the 14th staging of the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-11
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • 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

  • The Global Tourism System

    Governance, Development and Lessons from South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Scarlett Cornelissen

    Focusing on the political economy of the international tourism sector in the era of globalization and its impact in developing contexts, this book employs a case study analysis of South Africa to assess how international tourism as a global system of trade, production, exchange and governance plays…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Tourism and Regional Development

    New Pathways, 1st Edition

    By Maria Giaoutzi

    Edited by Peter Nijkamp

    Tourist visits used to be a less common activity in the past. However, more people than ever now make leisure trips, making this an era of mass tourism. This drastic change in spatial behaviour is not only caused by economic prosperity, but the scale of this phenomenon means that it is able to…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Economic Geography Series

  • Emotion in Motion

    Tourism, Affect and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Robinson, David Picard

    What happens when tourists scream with fear, shout with anger and frustration, weep with joy and delight, or even faint in the face of revealed beauty? How can certain sites affect some tourists so deeply that they require hospitalisation and psychiatric treatment? What are the inner contours of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Christian Tourism to the Holy Land

    Pilgrimage during Security Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Noga Collins-Kreiner, Nurit Kliot, Yoel Mansfeld, Keren Sagi

    The historic phenomenon of pilgrimage is experiencing a resurgence around the world. A journey resulting from religious causes, it not only provides a spiritual experience, but also one of new environments, cultures and peoples, and is often undertaken as a guided tour. Yet pilgrimage as a mode of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

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