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New and Published Books

  1. Mountaineering Tourism

    Edited by Ghazali Musa, James Higham, Anna Thompson- Carr

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    In May 1993 the British Mountaineering Council met to discuss the future of high altitude tourism. Of concern to attendees were reports of queues on Everest and reference was made to mountaineer Peter Boardman calling Everest an ‘amphitheater of the ego’. Issues raised included environmental and...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Imagining the American West through Film and Tourism

    By Warwick Frost, Jennifer Laing

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    The West is one of the strongest and most enduring place images in the world and its myth is firmly rooted in popular culture – whether novels, film, television, music, clothing and even video games. The West combines myth and history, rugged natural scenery and wide open spaces, popular culture...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Scientific Tourism

    Researchers as Travellers

    Edited by Susan Slocum, Carol Kline, Andrew Holden

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    As researchers in emerging economies, scientists are often the first foreign visitors to stay in remote rural areas and, on occasion, form joint venture ecotourism and community tourism projects or poverty alleviation schemes between local agencies or NGOs, the local community, and their home...

    Published May 27th 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. Affective Tourism

    Dark routes in conflict

    By Dorina Maria Buda

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    This book brings together, explores and expands socio-spatial affect, emotion and psychoanalytic drives in tourism for the first time. Affect is to be found in visceral intensities and resonances that circulate around and shape encounters between and amongst tourists, local tourism representatives...

    Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Mobilities and Foucault

    Edited by Katharina Manderscheid, Tim Schwanen, David Tyfield

    Although Foucault’s work has been employed and embraced enthusiastically by some ‘mobilities’ scholars, discussion across these two traditions to date has mostly been partial and unsystematic. Yet Foucault’s work can make critical contributions, for example, to thinking about governing mobilities...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Commercial Homes in Tourism

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Paul Lynch, Alison J. McIntosh

    This volume is the first to examine the commercial home from an international perspective, paying attention to the frequently occurring but often neglected forms of commercial accommodation including farmstays, historic houses, and self-catering accommodation. Conceptually, it helps to explain a...

    Published May 8th 2015 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 April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The City in the Experience Economy

    Role and Transformation

    Edited by Anne Lorentzen, Carsten Jahn Hansen

    The book develops a new approach to urban development in which leisure, pleasure or experiences are seen as key drivers. History, authenticity, urban qualities, local culture and leisure offerings or a vibrant retail sector are thus assets in local development also outside of the big cities....

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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