• Sport Policy in China book cover

    Sport Policy in China

    By Jinming Zheng, Shushu Chen, Tien-Chin Tan, Barrie Houlihan

    Despite China’s established status as a global sporting superpower, this is the first book to systematically investigate sport policy in that country. With a focus on sport development in the most recent three decades, it examines debates around policy implementation, globalisation, diplomacy…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Politics and Policy

  • Leveraging Disability Sport Events: Impacts, Promises, and Possibilities book cover

    Leveraging Disability Sport Events

    Impacts, Promises, and Possibilities

    By Laura Misener, Gayle McPherson, David McGillivray, David Legg

    This book examines the policy, planning, development and implementation of disability sport events. It highlights the potential of sporting events for encouraging community sport participation, as well as influencing attitudes and awareness about disability in wider society, but also challenges…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Festivals book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Festivals

    Edited by Judith Mair

    In recent times, festivals around the world have grown in number due to the increased recognition of their importance for tourism, branding and economic development. Festivals hold multifaceted roles in society and can be staged to bring positive economic impact, for the competitive advantage they…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge

  • The Practical Guide to Managing Event Venues book cover

    The Practical Guide to Managing Event Venues

    By Philip Berners

    This is a short, accessible and practical guide to running venues which are in the business of hosting events. Using honest guidance peppered with the author’s real-life situational anecdotes to contextualise the topics, the book is logically structured around the key stages of event management:…

    Paperback – 2018-08-17 
    Routledge

  • United Nations International Police Officers in Peacekeeping Missions: A Phenomenological Exploration of Complex Acculturation book cover

    United Nations International Police Officers in Peacekeeping Missions

    A Phenomenological Exploration of Complex Acculturation

    By Michael R. Sanchez

    Why do international policing missions often fail to achieve their mandate? Why do United Nations Police officers struggle when serving in foreign peacekeeping missions? United Nations International Police Officers in Peacekeeping Missions: A Phenomenological Exploration of Complex Acculturation…

    Hardback – 2018-08-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Policing

  • Tourism Policy and Planning: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow book cover

    Tourism Policy and Planning

    Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, 3rd Edition

    By David L. Edgell, Sr., Jason R. Swanson

    The wellspring to the future global growth in tourism is a commitment toward good policy and strategic planning. Tourism Policy and Planning: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow offers an introduction to the tourism policy process and how policies link to the strategic tourism planning function as well…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge

  • Fan Activism, Protest and Politics: Ultras in Post-Socialist Croatia book cover

    Fan Activism, Protest and Politics

    Ultras in Post-Socialist Croatia

    By Andrew Hodges

    In what sense can organised football fans be understood as political actors or participants in social movements? How do fan struggles link to wider social and political transformations? And what methodological dilemmas arise when researching fan activism? Fan Activism, Protest and Politics seeks…

    Hardback – 2018-07-27 
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Corporate Sustainability Assessments: Sustainability practices of multinational enterprises in Thailand book cover

    Corporate Sustainability Assessments

    Sustainability practices of multinational enterprises in Thailand

    Edited by Jerome D. Donovan, Cheree Topple, Eryadi K. Masli, Teerin Vanichseni

    Sustainable development is an internationally recognised objective for governments, businesses and societies. However, how the private sector engages with sustainability in a systematic way through their business activities remains unclear. This book evaluates the sustainability practices of the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Business Management

  • Golf Turf Management book cover

    Golf Turf Management

    By Lambert McCarty

    Golf Turf Management provides information on major agronomic and economic topics related to building and maintaining a viable golf course. The book features basic and applied information on available grasses including selection and use; applied turfgrass physiology; soils and soil amendments;…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11 
    CRC Press

  • The Sexual and Gender Politics of Sport Mega-Events: Roving Colonialism book cover

    The Sexual and Gender Politics of Sport Mega-Events

    Roving Colonialism

    By Heather Sykes

    This challenging new study examines gender and sexuality in relation to the ‘roving colonialism’ of sport mega-events. Built around four case studies in postcolonial and settler colonial contexts—the Olympics in Vancouver, London and Sochi and soccer fans in the Egyptian revolution—the book…

    Paperback – 2018-06-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Sustainable Customer Experience Design: Co-creating Experiences in Events, Tourism and Hospitality book cover

    Sustainable Customer Experience Design

    Co-creating Experiences in Events, Tourism and Hospitality

    By Bert Smit, Frans Melissen

    Experiences are an important part of our lives and increasingly represent a crucial topic to address for businesses and professionals. This book focuses on designing, staging and managing experiences within the context of the events, tourism and hospitality industries. It also illustrates current…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

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