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New and Published Books

  1. Building Better Arts Facilities

    Lessons from a U.S. National Study.

    By Joanna Woronkowicz, D. Carroll Joynes, Norman Bradburn

    Series: Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management

    At the turn of the 21st century, a significant boom in the construction of cultural buildings took saw the creation of hundreds of performing arts centers, theaters, and museums. After these buildings were completed, however, many of these cultural organizations struggled to survive, or,...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Making of Heritage

    Seduction and Disenchantment

    Edited by Camila Del Marmol, Marc A. Morell, Jasper Chalcraft

    Series: Routledge Studies in Heritage

    This volume explores the process of heritage making and its relation to the production of touristic places, examining several case studies around the world. Most existing literature on heritage and tourism centers either on its managerial aspects, the tourist experience, or issues related to...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Foodies

    Democracy and Distinction in the Gourmet Foodscape, 2nd Edition

    By Josee Johnston, Shyon Baumann

    Series: Cultural Spaces

    This important cultural analysis tells two stories about food. The first depicts good food as democratic. Foodies frequent ‘hole in the wall’ ethnic eateries, appreciate the pie found in working-class truck stops, and reject the snobbery of fancy French restaurants with formal table service. The...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Handbook of Consumer Behavior, Tourism, and the Internet

    By Juline Mills, Rob Law

    Make the most of your online business resources The growing acceptance and use of the Internet as an increasingly valuable travel tool has tourism and hospitality businesses taking a critical look at their business-to-customer online environments while pondering such questions as, “How do I...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Volunteer Tourism in the Global South

    Giving Back in Neoliberal Times

    By Wanda Vrasti

    Series: Interventions

    This work explores the increasingly popular phenomenon of volunteer tourism in the Global South, paying particular attention to the governmental rationalities and socio-economic conditions that valorise it as a noble and necessary cultural practice. Combining theoretical research with primary data...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Knowledge Networks and Tourism

    Edited by Michelle McLeod, Roger Vaughan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    The receipt of knowledge is a key ingredient by which the tourism sector can adjust and adapt to its dynamic environment. However although its importance has long been recognised the fragmentation within the sector, largely as a result of it being comprised of small and medium sized...

    Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Science, Technology and Cultural Heritage

    Edited by M.A. Rogerio-Candelera

    The Second International Congress on Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage was held in Seville, Spain, June 24-27, 2014, under the umbrella of the TechnoHeritage network. TechnoHeritage is an initiative funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitivity dedicated...

    Published November 30th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Healing Holidays

    Itinerant Patients, Therapeutic Locales and the Quest for Health

    Edited by Harish Naraindas, Cristiana Bastos

    This volume on medical tourism includes contributions by anthropologists and historians on a variety of health-seeking modes of travel and leisure. It brings together analyses of recent trends of "medical tourism", such as underinsured middle-class Americans traveling to India for surgery, pious...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Human Resource Management for the Event Industry

    2nd Edition

    By Lynn Van Der Wagen, Lauren White

    Series: Events Management

    Human Resource Management for Events still remains the only text to introduce students to the unique application of HR principles in the context of a highly complex event environment. Linking theory, research and application it looks at the purpose and processes of managing such a sizable &...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Dark Tourism and Crime

    By Derek Dalton

    Series: Advances in Tourism

    Dark tourism has become widespread and diverse. It has passed into popular culture vernacular, deployed in guide books as a short hand descriptor for sites that are associated with death, suffering and trauma. However, whilst books have been devoted to dark tourism as a...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge