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New and Published Books

  1. The Practice of Sustainable Tourism

    Resolving the Paradox

    Edited by Michael Hughes, David Weaver, Christof Pforr

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Sustainable tourism is a widely used term that has accumulated considerable attention from researchers and policy makers over the past two decades. However, there is still an apparently wide gap between theory and practice in the area. Recent scholarly research has tended to focus on niche areas of...

    Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Food and Gastronomy

    Edited by Philip Sloan, Willy Legrand, Clare Hindley

    The issues surrounding the provision, preparation and development of food products is fundamental to every human being on the planet. Given the scarcity of agricultural land, environmental pollution, climate change and the exponential growth of the world’s population where starvation and obesity...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Economics of Sustainable Tourism

    Edited by Fabio Cerina, Anil Markandya

    Tourism is one of the world's largest industries and one of its fastest growing economic sectors helping to generate income and employment for local people. At the same time, it has many negative outsourced effects on the environment and local culture. Achieving a more sustainable pattern of...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Green Grabbing: A New Appropriation of Nature

    Edited by James Fairhead, Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    Across the world, ecosystems are for sale. ‘Green grabbing’ – the appropriation of land and resources for environmental ends – is an emerging process of deep and growing significance. A vigorous debate on ‘land grabbing’ already highlights instances where ‘green’ credentials are called...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Managing and Adapting to Global Change in Tourism Places

    Edited by Alan A. Lew

    Today, more than ever, communities need to develop resilience strategies to adapt to the varied and often unpredictable forces of global change. The focus of this collection of articles from Tourism Geographies is on global change in tourism places. Global change incorporates social and economic...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Drive Tourism

    Trends and Emerging Markets

    Edited by Bruce Prideaux, Dean Carson

    Since the post World War Two boom in private automobile ownership, Drive Tourism has transformed the tourism landscape by facilitating dispersal and the growth of attractions and tourism related infrastructure beyond the zones that had previously emerged around seaports and railway terminals. The...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Sustainable Marketing of Cultural and Heritage Tourism

    By Deepak Chhabra

    Cultural attractions play an important role in tourism at all levels, and attract huge numbers of tourists interested in heritage and the arts. Cultural Heritage Tourism has positive economic and social impacts but can also have negative impacts on communities and regions. This book draws...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Tourism and Change in Polar Regions

    Climate, Environments and Experiences

    By C. Michael Hall, Jarkko Saarinen

    The world’s polar regions are attracting more interest than ever before. Once regarded as barren, inhospitable places where only explorers go, the north and south polar regions have been transformed into high profile tourism destinations, increasingly visited by cruise ships as well as becoming...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge