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Forthcoming Books

  1. Thailand's International Meditation Centers

    Tourism and the Global Commodification of Religious Practices

    By Brooke Schedneck

    Series: Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

    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...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Food and Gastronomy

    Edited by Philip Sloan, Willy Legrand, Clare Hindley

    The issues surrounding the provision, preparation and development of food products is fundamental to every human being on the planet. Given the scarcity of agricultural land, environmental pollution, climate change and the exponential growth of the world’s population where starvation and obesity...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Scientific Tourism

    Researchers as Travellers

    Edited by Susan Slocum, Carol Kline, Andrew Holden

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    As researchers in emerging economies, scientists are often the first foreign visitors to stay in remote rural areas and, on occasion, form joint venture ecotourism and community tourism projects or poverty alleviation schemes between local agencies or NGOs, the local community, and their home...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Mountaineering Tourism

    Edited by Ghazali Musa, James Higham, Anna Thompson- Carr

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    In May 1993 the British Mountaineering Council met to discuss the future of high altitude tourism. Of concern to attendees were reports of queues on Everest and reference was made to mountaineer Peter Boardman calling Everest an ‘amphitheater of the ego’. Issues raised included environmental and...

    To Be Published June 11th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Imagining the American West through Film and Tourism

    By Warwick Frost, Jennifer Laing

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    The West is one of the strongest and most enduring place images in the world and its myth is firmly rooted in popular culture – whether novels, film, television, music, clothing and even video games. The West combines myth and history, rugged natural scenery and wide open spaces, popular culture...

    To Be Published June 11th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Tourism in the Green Economy

    Edited by Maharaj Vijay Reddy, Keith Wilkes

    The concept of the green economy has now entered mainstream policy debates and been endorsed by a range of United Nations and other organizations. The Rio+20 UN conference specifically drew attention to the green economy approach in the context of sustainable development to move away from...

    To Be Published June 18th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Volunteer Tourism

    The lifestyle politics of international development

    By Jim Butcher, Peter Smith

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Just a generation ago the notion that holidays should be invested with ethical and political significance would have sounded odd. Today it is part of the lifestyle political landscape. Volunteer tourism is indicative of the growth of lifestyle strategies intended to exhibit care and responsibility...

    To Be Published June 19th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Practice of Sustainable Tourism

    Resolving the Paradox

    Edited by Michael Hughes, David Weaver, Christof Pforr

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Sustainable tourism is a widely used term that has accumulated considerable attention from researchers and policy makers over the past two decades. However, there is still an apparently wide gap between theory and practice in the area. Recent scholarly research has tended to focus on niche areas of...

    To Be Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Political Economy of Tourism

    A Critical Perspective

    Edited by Jan Mosedale

    Political economy, in its various guises and transfigurations, is a research philosophy that presents both social commentary and theoretical progress and is concerned with a number of different topics: politics, regulation and governance, production systems, social relations, inequality and...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Advances in Tourism Destination Marketing

    Managing Networks

    Edited by Metin Kozak, Juergen Gnoth

    This volume provides original insight into the operational opportunities, challenges and constraints in managing Tourism Destination Marketing. It explores how the various tourist destination systems including tourist, places (as seen by the tourist), public and private tourism organisations and...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge