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  1. Peace through Tourism

    Promoting Human Security Through International Citizenship

    Edited by Lynda-ann Blanchard, Freya Higgins-Desbiolles

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Peace through tourism refers to a body of analysis which suggests tourism may contribute to cross-cultural understanding, tolerance and even peace between communities and nations. What has been largely missing to date is a sustained critique of the potential and capacities of tourism to foster...

    Published April 25th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 April 18th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Backpacker Tourism and Economic Development

    Perspectives from the Less Developed World

    By Mark P. Hampton

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    There has been a phenomenal growth of backpacker tourism from the overland routes to India in the 1960s, to present-day backpacker tourism across the less developed world. As a result there has been significant economic development impacts of backpacker tourism upon local communities especially in...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Tourism, Poverty and Development

    By Andrew Holden

    Poverty alleviation is high on the global policy agenda, its importance being emphasised by its place as the first of the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals. As a potentially significant source of economic growth in developing countries, tourism may also play a major role in poverty...

    Published April 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Dark Tourism and Place Identity

    Managing and Interpreting Dark Places

    Edited by Leanne White, Elspeth Frew

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Dark Tourism, including visitation to places such as murder sites, battlefields and cemeteries is a growing phenomenon, as well as an emergent area of scholarly interest. Despite this interest, the intersecting domains of dark tourism and place identity have been largely overlooked in the academic...

    Published March 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Commemorative Events

    Memory, Identities, Conflict

    By Warwick Frost, Jennifer Laing

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    Commemorative Events emphasise remembering. They are held on the anniversaries of significant past events, either annually or after significant time periods. Commemorative events provide fascinating insight into how societies see themselves, their heritage and their identity. These events however...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Tourism and Crisis

    Edited by Gustav Visser, Sanette Ferreira

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Tourism, Business and Management

    The new millennium has been characterised by several crises ranging from dramatic acts of terror to natural disasters, as well as the most significant economic recession since the late 1920s. However, despite such challenges the global tourism system has in the main retained its past vitality...

    Published February 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. Conferences and Conventions 3rd edition

    A Global Industry, 3rd Edition

    By Tony Rogers

    Series: Events Management

    Conferences and Conventions: A Global Industry 3rd edition provides a comprehensive introduction to the key elements of the global conference, convention and meetings industry. It examines the industry’s origins, structure, economic, social and environmental impacts, education, training and career...

    Published January 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism

    Edited by Melanie Smith, Greg Richards

    The Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism explores and critically evaluates the debates and controversies in this field of Tourism. It brings together leading specialists from a range of disciplinary backgrounds and geographical regions, to provide state-of-the-art theoretical reflection and...

    Published December 21st 2012 by Routledge