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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 21 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. 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...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. New Perspectives on Sport Volunteerism

    Edited by Berit Skirstad, Alison Doherty, Vassil Girginov

    The book highlights ‘new perspectives’ on volunteerism in sport, covering frameworks, methods, context and variables on several levels from community sport clubs to international events. In analysing the processes of control within voluntary sport clubs, a new theoretical framework – critical...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Sport Heritage

    Edited by Gregory Ramshaw

    Sport has become an important avenue in how we interpret, remember, and maintain our heritage. Whether it is being applied in tourism marketing and development, employed as a vehicle for social cohesion, or utilized as a way of articulating personal and collective identities, sport heritage is a...

    Published February 6th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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