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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 18 new and published books in the subject of Niche Tourism — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. 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...

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    Published May 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Affective Tourism

    Dark routes in conflict

    By Dorina Maria Buda

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    This book brings together, explores and expands socio-spatial affect, emotion and psychoanalytic drives in tourism for the first time. Affect is to be found in visceral intensities and resonances that circulate around and shape encounters between and amongst tourists, local tourism representatives...

    Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Leisure and Food

    Edited by Heather Mair, Jennifer Sumner

    Leisure and food seem to be a natural fit, but the recent, unprecedented focus on all aspects of food has not been reflected in the field of leisure studies. This book is the first to combine these vital aspects of human interest by exploring the interface between leisure and food in a number of...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  7. New Research Paradigms in Tourism Geography

    Edited by Alan A. Lew

    This collection of papers from Tourism Geographies emphasizes new and emerging research paradigms in the geographic study of tourism. The papers included in this collection follow one of two threads: explicitly supporting specific research frameworks, or implicitly presenting new and emerging...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. Tourism and Geographies of Inequality

    The New Global Slumming Phenomenon

    Edited by Fabian Frenzel, Ko Koens

    Slum tourism is a controversial pastime rising in popularity on a global scale. Known as ‘slumming’, it has been practised since Victorian times. In recent years, slum tourism occurs in more and more cities of the Global South. Township tourism across South Africa, favela tourism in Rio...

    Published October 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Understanding Tropical Coastal and Island Tourism Development

    Edited by Klaus Meyer-Arendt, Alan A. Lew

    This book contains a collection of articles that include both case studies and theoretical insights applicable to the tourism development challenges of tropical coastal and island destinations throughout the world. Topics include the shortcomings of (eco)tourism in Madagascar, collaboration theory...

    Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge