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  1. Tourism and Tibetan Culture in Transition

    A Place called Shangrila

    By Ashild Kolas

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book explores the relationship between tourism, culture and ethnic identity in Tibet in , focusing in particular on Shangrila, a Tibetan region in Southwest China, to show how local ‘Tibetan culture’ is reconstructed as a marketable commodity for tourists. It analyses the socio-economic...

    Published June 12th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Travel Writing

    By Carl Thompson

    Series: The New Critical Idiom

    An increasingly popular genre – addressing issues of empire, colonialism, post-colonialism, globalization, gender and politics – travel writing offers the reader a movement between the familiar and the unknown. In this volume, Carl Thompson: introduces the genre, outlining competing...

    Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Envisioning Landscapes, Making Worlds

    Geography and the Humanities

    Edited by Stephen Daniels, Dydia DeLyser, J. Nicholas Entrikin, Doug Richardson

    The past decade has witnessed a remarkable resurgence in the intellectual interplay between geography and the humanities in both academic and public circles. The metaphors and concepts of geography now permeate literature, philosophy and the arts. Concepts such as space, place, landscape, mapping...

    Published March 27th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Social Theory in Contemporary Asia

    By Ann Brooks

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Philosophical debates around individualization and the implications for intimacy, reflexivity and identity have occupied a central part of social and cultural theorizing in the West in the last decade. In fact, late modernity has become conspicuously engaged with issues of intimacy, reflexivity and...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Urban Tourism and Urban Change

    Cities in a Global Economy

    By Costas Spirou

    Series: The Metropolis and Modern Life

    Urban Tourism and Urban Change: Cities in a Global Economy provides both a sociological / cultural analysis of change that has taken place in many of the world's cities. This focused treatment of urban tourism examines the implications of these changes for urban management and planning sense, for...

    Published November 17th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Third World Modernism

    Architecture, Development and Identity

    Edited by Duanfang Lu

    This set of essays brings together studies that challenge interpretations of the development of modernist architecture in Third World countries during the Cold War. The topics look at modernism’s part in the transnational development of building technologies and the construction of national and...

    Published October 31st 2010 by Routledge

  7. Ethical Consumption

    A Critical Introduction

    Edited by Tania Lewis, Emily Potter

    A not-so-quiet revolution seems to be occurring in wealthy capitalist societies - supermarkets selling ‘guilt free’ Fairtrade products; lifestyle TV gurus exhorting us to eat less, buy local and go green; neighbourhood action groups bent on ‘swopping not shopping’. And this is happening not at the...

    Published September 29th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Young People, Place and Identity

    By Peter E. Hopkins

    Young People, Place and Identity offers a series of rich insights into young people’s everyday lives. What places do young people engage with on a daily basis? How do they use these places? How do their identities influence these contexts? By working through common-sense understandings of young...

    Published June 27th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Mobile Lives

    By Anthony Elliott, John Urry

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    How should we understand the personal and social impacts of complex mobility systems? Can lifestyles based around intensive travel, transport and tourism be maintained in the 21st century? What possibility post-carbon lifestyles? In this provocative study of "life on the move", Anthony Elliott and...

    Published May 13th 2010 by Routledge

  10. The Gentrification Debates

    A Reader

    By Japonica Brown-Saracino

    Series: The Metropolis and Modern Life

    Uniquely well suited for teaching, this innovative text-reader strengthens students’ critical thinking skills, sparks classroom discussion, and also provides a comprehensive and accessible understanding of gentrification....

    Published March 8th 2010 by Routledge