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

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New and Published Books

  1. Strategic Sports Event Management

    Third edition, 3rd Edition

    By Guy Masterman

    The hosting of sports events – whether large international events, or smaller niche events – can have a significant and long-lasting impact on the local environment, economy and society. Strategic Sports Event Management provides students and event managers with an insight into the strategic...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Heritage and the Olympics

    People, Place and Performance

    Edited by Sean Gammon, Gregory Ramshaw, Emma Waterton

    The Olympic Games have evolved into the most prestigious sport event on the planet. As a consequence, each Games generates more and more interest from the academic community. Sociology, politics, geography and history have all played a part in helping to understand the meanings and implications of...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Leisure and the Politics of the Environment

    Edited by Louise Mansfield, Belinda Wheaton

    Within leisure studies there is a growing awareness and intensifying conscience about the potential environmental threat posed by the continued and unmanaged economic growth and development of sport, tourism and leisure. This collection brings together explicit discussions from a range of fields...

    Published October 4th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Sport, Tourism and National Identities

    Edited by John Harris

    The role of both sport and tourism in the (re)creation and (re)presentation of national identities is well established, yet relatively little work has critically explored the inter-relationship between sport, tourism and the creation and maintenance of national identities. Despite the advances of...

    Published July 30th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Scuba Diving Tourism

    Edited by Ghazali Musa, Kay Dimmock

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    This volume offers new insight into an important and largely under-examined area of marine leisure and tourism: scuba diving tourism. Knowledge of scuba diving has long been hidden among broad discussions of water-based sports and activities and this focused book aims to shed further understanding...

    Published June 5th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Adventure Tourism

    Meanings, experience and learning

    Edited by Steve Taylor, Peter Varley, Tony Johnston

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Adventure tourism is an increasingly widespread phenomenon, appealing to an expanding proportion of the population who seek new destinations and new experiences. This timely, edited volume offers new theoretical perspectives of this emerging subset of Tourism. it uses philosophical and cutting...

    Published January 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Sexualities, Spaces and Leisure Studies

    Edited by Jayne Caudwell, Kath Browne

    This edited collection explores the important connections between sexualities, geographies and leisure studies. Chapters consider aspects of sport, leisure and tourism and show how sexualities are produced and reproduced within these spatial realms. The critical and interdisciplinary analyses—which...

    Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge

  8. International Sports Events

    Impacts, Experiences and Identities

    Edited by Richard Shipway, Alan Fyall

    Series: Advances in Tourism

    This book offers new insight into International Sports Events (ISEs), examining the relationship between sport, tourism and events. It assesses sports events through the lens of both sports participants and spectators, based on three primary themes: impacts, experiences and identities. The first...

    Published February 1st 2012 by Routledge

  9. Torkildsen's Sport and Leisure Management

    6th Edition

    By George Torkildsen

    Edited by Peter Taylor

    For nearly thirty years George Torkildsen’s classic textbook has been the most comprehensive and engaging introduction to sport and leisure management available to students at all levels. Now in a fully revised sixth edition, it is still the only textbook that covers all the key topics taught...

    Published November 9th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Adventure Tourism Management

    By Ralf Buckley

    The academic study of adventure tourism is rapidly increasing in popularity, with research beginning to focus on it heavily. This book is a cohesive and comprehensive look at this multi-million dollar industry sector from a variety of perspectives relevant to the teaching of tourism. Ideal for the...

    Published October 30th 2009 by Routledge