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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. China Tourism: Cross-cultural Studies

    Edited by Honggen Xiao, Mimi Li

    Deriving from a special issue on "China Watching" (Journal of China Tourism Research), this book presents the readers with a collection of seven independent research reports that adopt cross-cultural communication and cultural studies approaches to China tourism. Topics covered include the...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Pilgrimage Tourism of Diaspora Africans to Ghana

    By Ann Reed

    Series: Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

    Processes of globalization have led to diasporic groups longing for their homelands. One such group includes descendants from African ancestors displaced by the trans-Atlantic slave trade, who may be uncertain about their families' exact origins. Traveling home often means visiting African sites...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Tourism Geography

    Critical Understandings of Place, Space and Experience, 3rd Edition

    By Stephen Williams, Alan A. Lew

    For human geographers, a central theme within the discipline is interpreting and understanding our changing world – a world in which geographic patterns are constantly being reworked by powerful forces of change. These forces include population shifts, new patterns of economic production and...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Future of Events & Festivals

    Edited by Ian Yeoman, Martin Robertson, Una McMahon - Beattie, Karen A. Smith, Elisa Backer

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    The growth of events and festivals has been significant over the last decade and a wide range of skills are essential to ensure those events are successful. This requirement has been instrumental in stimulating the creation of more tertiary education opportunities to develop events management...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Living with Tourism

    Negotiating Identities in a Turkish Village

    By Hazel Tucker

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Redefining 'community' and considering the effects tourism has on culture, this detailed book delivers an ethnographic account of both the toured and touring community in Göreme, central Turkey. Hazel Tucker presents an in-depth analysis of the interactions between tourists, the local community...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 17th 2014 by Routledge