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  1. 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 October 30th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Sexuality, Women, and Tourism

    Cross-border desires through contemporary travel

    By Susan E. Frohlick

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    This book is the first to focus on why and how foreign Western women engage in cross-border sexual and intimate relations as tourists travelling, or temporarily dwelling, in a Central American country. As an in-depth ethnographic account, the book traces the experiences of heterosexual North...

    Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 4th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Postcolonial Tourism

    Literature, Culture, and Environment

    By Anthony Carrigan

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This book is the first literary study of postcolonial tourism. Looking at the cultural and ecological effects of mass tourism development in highly exoticized island states that are still grappling with the legacies of western colonialism, Carrigan contends that postcolonial writers not only...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Tourist Shopping Villages

    Forms and Functions

    By Laurie Murphy, Pierre Benckendorff, Gianna Moscardo, Philip L. Pearce

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    Shopping is perhaps the most universal of tourist activities. Tourists form a separate retailing segment from the general population and place importance on different products and product attributes, contributing billions of dollars each year for both the private and public sector by which retail...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Tourism and War

    Edited by Richard Butler, Wantanee Suntikul

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    This is the first volume to fully explore the complex relationship between war and tourism by considering its full range of dynamics; including political, psychological, economic and ideological factors at different levels, in different political and geographical locations. Issues of peace and...

    Published August 19th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Future Tourism

    Political, Social and Economic Challenges

    Edited by James Leigh, Craig Webster, Stanislav Ivanov

    Series: Advances in Tourism

    This book investigates and considers the urgent political, social, and economic challenges that confront society and tourism. It attempts to look at what is threatening society, and makes suggestions on what the impact will be and how tourism will be changed to integrate with the new...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Volunteer Tourism in the Global South

    Giving Back in Neoliberal Times

    By Wanda Vrasti

    Series: Interventions

    This work explores the increasingly popular phenomenon of volunteer tourism in the Global South, paying particular attention to the governmental rationalities and socio-economic conditions that valorise it as a noble and necessary cultural practice. Combining theoretical research with primary data...

    Published August 5th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Medical Tourism

    The Ethics, Regulation, and Marketing of Health Mobility

    Edited by C. Michael Hall

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Medical and health tourism is a significant area of growth in the export of medical, health and tourism services. Although spas and improved well-being have long been part of the tourist experience, health tourism now includes travel for medical purposes ranging from cosmetic and dental surgery...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge Handbook of Tourism and the Environment

    Edited by Andrew Holden, David A. Fennell

    The Routledge Handbook of Tourism and the Environment explores and critically evaluates the debates and controversies inherent to tourism’s relationship with nature, especially pertinent at a time of major re-evaluation of our relationship with the environment as a consequence of the environmental...

    Published July 1st 2012 by Routledge