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New and Published Books

  1. Understanding Tropical Coastal and Island Tourism Development

    Edited by Klaus Meyer-Arendt, Alan A. Lew

    This book contains a collection of articles that include both case studies and theoretical insights applicable to the tourism development challenges of tropical coastal and island destinations throughout the world. Topics include the shortcomings of (eco)tourism in Madagascar, collaboration theory...

    Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Trust, Tourism Development and Planning

    Edited by Robin Nunkoo, Stephen L.J. Smith

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    The dynamics of trust and distrust are central to understanding modern society, social relations, and development processes. However, numerous studies suggest that societal trust and citizen’s trust in government and its institutions are on the decline, challenging the legitimacy of government and...

    Published September 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sex, Love and Money in Cambodia

    Professional Girlfriends and Transactional Relationships

    By Heidi Hoefinger

    Series: The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

    Dealing with the complex and discomforting ‘grey ‘area where sex, love and money collide, this book highlights the general materiality of everyday sex that takes place in all relationships. In doing so, it draws attention to and destigmatizes the transactional elements within many ‘normative’...

    Published September 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Touring Poverty

    By Bianca Freire-Medeiros

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Touring Poverty addresses a highly controversial practice: the transformation of impoverished neighbourhoods into valued attractions for international tourists. In the megacities of the Global South, selected and idealized aspects of poverty are being turned into a tourist commodity for consumption...

    Published August 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Tourism, Creativity and Development

    Edited by Greg Richards, Julie Wilson

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Destinations across the world are beginning to replace or supplement culture-led development strategies with creative development. This book critically analyzes the impact and effectiveness of creative strategies in tourism development and charts the emergence of 'creative tourism'. Why has ‘...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Tourism at the Grassroots

    Villagers and Visitors in the Asia-Pacific

    Edited by John Connell, Barbara Rugendyke

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    In two regions where tourism is of considerable economic importance, eastern Asia and the Pacific, there have been remarkably few studies of the impacts of tourism in rural areas. Moreover, the shift towards ecotourism, touted as a more environmentally benign form of tourism, has extended the...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Tourism, Regional Development and Public Policy

    Edited by Nese Kumral, A Özlem Önder

    The tourism industry, as one of the main drivers of creative economy, gains more importance in growth policies both at national and regional levels. However traditional tourism destinations now face a more competitive environment, for an increased number of possible destinations have emerged. This...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Tourism and the Millennium Development Goals

    Tourism, Local Communities and Development

    Edited by Jarkko Saarinen, Christian M. Rogerson, Haretsebe Manwa

    In 2000 United Nations adopted the Millennium Development Goals (UN MDGs), committing the member nations to a new global partnership to reduce extreme poverty and setting out a series of specific targets with a deadline of 2015. Related to the UN MDGs, tourism is increasingly seen as a promising...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Tourism, Religion and Pilgrimage in Jerusalem

    By Kobi Cohen-Hattab, Noam Shoval

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Jerusalem is a city with a singular nature. Home to three religions, it contains spiritual meaning for people the world over; it is at once a tourist destination and a location with a complex political reality. Tourism, therefore, is an integral part of Jerusalem’s development and its political...

    Published June 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Green Growth and Travelism

    Concept, Policy and Practice for Sustainable Tourism

    Edited by Terry DeLacy, Min Jiang, Geoffrey Lipman, Shaun Vorster

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    The green growth paradigm emerged from evolving global strategies that coherently promote a more socially inclusive, low-carbon, resource-efficient, stable economy, with decreasing poverty. Opportunities and challenges associated with the paradigm shift are expected to transform the travel and...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. New Media and International Development: Representation and affect in microfinance
    By Anke Schwittay
    To Be Published September 19th 2014
  2. The Routledge Handbook of Events
    Edited by Stephen Page, Joanne Connell
    To Be Published September 30th 2014
  3. Dark Tourism and Crime
    By Derek Dalton
    To Be Published November 18th 2014
  4. New Research Paradigms in Tourism Geography
    Edited by Alan A. Lew
    To Be Published December 1st 2014
  5. Tourist Cities
    By Dan Knox
    To Be Published February 1st 2015

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