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  1. 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 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Rituals and Traditional Events in the Modern World

    Edited by Jennifer Laing, Warwick Frost

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    Many events have evolved over centuries, drawing on local customs and conditions. However, as the world becomes increasingly globalised, traditional events and the identities they support are increasingly being challenged and rituals may be lost. Reacting against this trend towards homogeneity,...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. A Hospitable World?

    Organising Work and Workers in Hotels and Tourist Resorts

    Edited by David Jordhus-Lier, Anders Underthun

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    The hospitality and tourism sector is a large and rapidly expanding industry worldwide, and can rightfully be described as a vehicle of globalisation. Hotels are among the cornerstones of the industry often drawing workers from the most vulnerable segments of multicultural labour markets,...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Handbook of Events

    Edited by Stephen Page, Joanne Connell

    The Routledge Handbook of Events explores and critically evaluates the debates and controversies associated with this rapidly expanding discipline. It brings together leading specialists from range of disciplinary backgrounds and geographical regions, to provide state-of-the-art theoretical...

    Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Exploring Community Festivals and Events

    Edited by Allan Jepson, Alan Clarke

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    The development of the festival and event industry has seen large scale growth and extensive government support as a result of objectives to enhance and project the image of place and leverage positive sponsorship and regeneration opportunities. As we move deeper into austerity measures prompted by...

    Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Handbook of Tourism and Hospitality Education

    Edited by Dianne Dredge, David Airey, Michael J. Gross

    Tourism is much more than an economic sector, it is also a social, cultural, political, and environmental force that drives societal change. Understanding, responding to, and managing this change will inevitably require knowledge workers who are able to address a range of problems associated with...

    Published October 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Event Design

    Social perspectives and practices

    Edited by Greg Richards, Lénia Marques, Karen Mein

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    Events are becoming more complex as their range of functions grows, as meeting places, creative spaces, economic catalysts, social drivers, community builders, image makers, business forums and network nodes. Effective design can produce more successful business models that can help to sustain...

    Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Restaurant Franchising

    Concepts, Regulations and Practices, Third Edition

    By Mahmood A. Khan

    This book is the only up-to-date book of its kind that will provide an introduction to franchising, its pros and cons, and other aspects pertinent to restaurant franchises. It is the only guide to franchising written exclusively for food service professionals and is an indispensable...

    Published October 8th 2014 by Apple Academic Press