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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 17 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. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 29th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 9th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 January 31st 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 8th 2010 by Routledge

  9. 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 29th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Sport and Tourism

    By James Higham, Tom Hinch

    Sport and Tourism: Globalization, Mobility and Identity marks a new era in sport tourism texts. Written by global experts whose previous collaborations have been integral to the development of the field, the book applies key social science concepts and issues relevant to the academic study of sport...

    Published March 18th 2009 by Routledge