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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 15 new and published books in the subject of Sustainability — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Understanding and Governing Sustainable Tourism Mobility

    Psychological and Behavioural Approaches

    Edited by Scott A. Cohen, James E.S. Higham, Stefan Gossling, Paul Peeters

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Despite a growing contribution to climate change, tourist and traveller behaviour is currently not acknowledged as an important sector within the development of climate policy. Whilst tourists may be increasingly aware of potential impacts on climate change there is evidence that most are...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Tourism Governance

    Critical Perspectives on Governance and Sustainability

    Edited by Bill Bramwell, Bernard Lane

    The role of governance has only recently begun to be researched and discussed in order to better understand tourism policy making and planning, and tourism development. Governance encompasses the many ways in which societies and industries are governed, given permission or assistance, or steered by...

    Published March 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Managing Ethical Consumption in Tourism

    Edited by Clare Weeden, Karla Boluk

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Tourism, Business and Management

    Neither the tourism industry nor the tourist has responded convincingly to calls for more responsibility in tourism. Ethical consumption places pressure on travellers to manage a large number of decisions at a time when hedonic motivations threaten to override other priorities. Unsurprisingly,...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Elite Mobilities

    Edited by Thomas Birtchnell, Javier Caletrío

    Series: Changing Mobilities

    Small in number but great in influence, mobile elites have shaped the contours of global capitalism. Today these elites continue to flourish globally but in a changing landscape. The current economic crisis—and rising concerns about the moral legitimacy of extreme wealth—coincides with stern...

    Published August 29th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Tourism and Poverty

    By Regina Scheyvens

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    Tourism and Poverty addresses a critical question facing many academics, governments, aid agencies, tourism organizations, and conservation bodies around the world: can tourism work as a tool to overcome poverty? This book is the first to present a focused description and critique of the issues...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Information and Communication Technologies for Sustainable Tourism

    By Alisha Ali, Andrew J. Frew

    Series: Advances in Tourism

    Sustainable development is a highly topical issue and is of critical importance to tourism as the environment is of utmost importance for the continued development and prosperity of the industry. There have been numerous texts written on sustainable tourism and the measures to mitigate and manage...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Sustainable Culinary Systems

    Local Foods, Innovation, Tourism and Hospitality

    Edited by C. Michael Hall, Stefan Gossling

    Series: Routledge Studies of Gastronomy, Food and Drink

    There is increasing public and academic interest in local and sustainable foods and food tourism. These interests have been reflected in such diverse elements as the growth of farmers markets, green restaurants, food miles, crabon and sustainability labelling, concerns over food supply and security...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Tourism, Climate Change and Sustainability

    Edited by Maharaj Vijay Reddy, Keith Wilkes

    This book addresses many of the key themes that are seen as challenges to achieve sustainability and to mitigate climate change impacts in the near future, in the tourism sector. In particular it focuses on the economic drivers for growth in tourism as they relate to sustainable development,...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Carbon Management in Tourism

    Mitigating the Impacts on Climate Change

    By Stefan Gossling

    Series: Routledge International Series in Tourism, Business and Management

    Climate change is one of the single most important global environmental issues facing the world today and is emerging as a major topic in tourism studies. Tourism is one of the world’s largest industries; it both contributes to, and will be notably affected by, climate change. Given the emerging...

    Published December 1st 2010 by Routledge

  10. Drive Tourism

    Trends and Emerging Markets

    Edited by Bruce Prideaux, Dean Carson

    Series: Advances in Tourism

    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 November 1st 2010 by Routledge