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New and Published Books

  1. Sports Events, Society and Culture

    Edited by Katherine Dashper, Thomas Fletcher, Nicola McCullough

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    This innovative and timely volume moves beyond existing operational and pragmatic approaches to events studies by exploring sports events as social, cultural, political and mediatised phenomena. As the study of this area is developing there is now a need for critical and theoretically informed...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Tourism, Regional Development and Public Policy

    Edited by Nese Kumral, A Özlem Önder

    The tourism industry, as one of the main drivers of creative economy, gains more importance in growth policies both at national and regional levels. However traditional tourism destinations now face a more competitive environment, for an increased number of possible destinations have emerged. This...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Culture and the City

    Creativity, Tourism, Leisure

    Edited by Deborah Stevenson, Amie Matthews

    This edited collection will examine the way in which cities are imagined, experienced and shaped by those who reside within them, those who manage or govern them, and those who, as visitor, tourist or traveller, pass through them. Attention will be paid to the influence that these various...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Social Tourism

    Perspectives and Potential

    Edited by Lynn Minnaert, Robert Maitland, Graham Miller

    Social tourism refers to facilitating access to tourism for low income groups and/or the use of tourism as a regeneration and economic stimulation strategy. Although social tourism has its roots in the early 20th Century and is still a major component of the tourism sector in a range of countries,...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Tourism and the Millennium Development Goals

    Tourism, Local Communities and Development

    Edited by Jarkko Saarinen, Christian M. Rogerson, Haretsebe Manwa

    In 2000 United Nations adopted the Millennium Development Goals (UN MDGs), committing the member nations to a new global partnership to reduce extreme poverty and setting out a series of specific targets with a deadline of 2015. Related to the UN MDGs, tourism is increasingly seen as a promising...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Travel Connections

    Tourism, Technology and Togetherness in a Mobile World

    By Jennie Germann Molz

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    Living in a world that is increasingly ‘on the move’ means that many of us now rely on mobile devices, social media, and networking technologies to coordinate togetherness with our social networks even when we are apart. Nowhere is this phenomenon more evident than in the emerging practices of ‘...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Arts and Events

    By Hilary Du Cros, Lee Jolliffe

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    Cultural heritage and contemporary arts benefit from being showcased in events. Arts-related events are each unique in reflecting local culture; they may be therefore spontaneous (street art and so on) or planned (i.e. studio tours or arts festivals). The Arts and Events explores the nature and...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Tourism and Innovation

    By Michael C. Hall, Williams Allan

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Tourism is often described as an industry with high growth rates, and it is subject to radical change in how it is produced and consumed. However, there is still a relatively poor understanding of how such changes are brought about – that is, through innovation. This book is the first to...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Tourism and the Consumption of Wildlife

    Hunting, Shooting and Sport Fishing

    Edited by Brent Lovelock

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Consumptive forms of wildlife tourism (hunting, shooting and fishing) have become a topic of interest – both to the tourism industry, in terms of destinations seeking to establish or grow this sector, and to other stakeholders such as environmental organisations, animal-rights groups, and the...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Green Growth and Travelism

    Concept, Policy and Practice for Sustainable Tourism

    Edited by Terry DeLacy, Min Jiang, Geoffrey Lipman, Shaun Vorster

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    The green growth paradigm emerged from evolving global strategies that coherently promote a more socially inclusive, low-carbon, resource-efficient, stable economy, with decreasing poverty. Opportunities and challenges associated with the paradigm shift are expected to transform the travel and...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge