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New and Published Books

  1. Neoliberal Governance and International Medical Travel in Malaysia

    By Meghann Ormond

    Series: Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

    International medical travel (IMT), people crossing national borders in the pursuit of healthcare, has become a growing phenomenon. With many of the countries currently being promoted as IMT destinations located in the ‘developing’ world, IMT poses a significant challenge to popular assumptions...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Tourism in Pacific Islands

    Current Issues and Future Challenges

    Edited by Stephen Pratt, David Harrison

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Pacific Island Countries have been shown to be especially vulnerable to such external influences as natural disasters, political unrest and downturns in the global economy and their tourism industries have been notably affected. In particular, they typically have a narrow resource base and a...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Handbook of Tourism and Sustainability

    Edited by C. Michael Hall, Stefan Gossling, Daniel Scott

    Sustainability remains one of the major issues in tourism today. Concerns over climate and environmental change, the fallout from the global economic and financial crisis, and the seeming failure to meeting UN Millennium development goals have only reinforced the need for more sustainable...

    Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Social Memory and Heritage Tourism Methodologies

    Edited by Stephen P. Hanna, Amy E. Potter, E. Arnold Modlin, Perry Carter, David L. Butler

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    The examination of social memory and heritage tourism has grown considerably over the past few decades as scholars have critically re-examined the relationships between past memories and present actions at international, national, and local scales. Methodological innovation and reflection have...

    Published February 11th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 February 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Cultural Tourism, 2nd Edition

    By Hilary Du Cros, Bob McKercher

    Cultural Tourism remains the only book to bridge the gap between cultural tourism and cultural and heritage management. The first edition illustrated how heritage and tourism goals can be integrated in a management and marketing framework to produce sustainable cultural tourism. The current...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Healing Holidays

    Itinerant Patients, Therapeutic Locales and the Quest for Health

    Edited by Harish Naraindas, Cristiana Bastos

    This volume on medical tourism includes contributions by anthropologists and historians on a variety of health-seeking modes of travel and leisure. It brings together analyses of recent trends of "medical tourism", such as underinsured middle-class Americans traveling to India for surgery, pious...

    Published November 28th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Exploring Community Festivals and Events

    Edited by Allan Jepson, Alan Clarke

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    The development of the festival and event industry has seen large scale growth and extensive government support as a result of objectives to enhance and project the image of place and leverage positive sponsorship and regeneration opportunities. As we move deeper into austerity measures prompted by...

    Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Tourism and Geographies of Inequality

    The New Global Slumming Phenomenon

    Edited by Fabian Frenzel, Ko Koens

    Slum tourism is a controversial pastime rising in popularity on a global scale. Known as ‘slumming’, it has been practised since Victorian times. In recent years, slum tourism occurs in more and more cities of the Global South. Township tourism across South Africa, favela tourism in Rio...

    Published October 3rd 2014 by Routledge