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New and Published Books

  1. Cargomobilities

    Moving Materials in a Global Age

    Edited by Thomas Birtchnell, Satya Savitzky, John Urry

    Series: Changing Mobilities

    Objects and materials are on the move like never before, often at astonishing speeds and along hidden routeways. This collection opens to social scientific scrutiny the various systems which move objects about the world, examining their fateful implications for many people and places. Offering...

    Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Sustainable Marketing of Cultural and Heritage Tourism

    By Deepak Chhabra

    Cultural attractions play an important role in tourism at all levels, and attract huge numbers of tourists interested in heritage and the arts. Cultural Heritage Tourism has positive economic and social impacts but can also have negative impacts on communities and regions. This book draws...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Mining Heritage and Tourism

    A Global Synthesis

    Edited by Michael Conlin, Lee Jolliffe

    Many former mining areas have now lost their industrial function and are now turning to tourism for regional revitalization and community economic development. The transformation process of these industrial, and in some cases derelict, mining sites and landscapes into an area of interest for...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Tourism and Change in Polar Regions

    Climate, Environments and Experiences

    By C. Michael Hall, Jarkko Saarinen

    The world’s polar regions are attracting more interest than ever before. Once regarded as barren, inhospitable places where only explorers go, the north and south polar regions have been transformed into high profile tourism destinations, increasingly visited by cruise ships as well as becoming...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Cultural Studies and Environment, Revisited

    Edited by Phaedra. C Pezzullo

    The environment is perhaps most misunderstood as a static place, somewhere "out there," separated from the practices of our everyday lives. Given this assumption, environmental movements and concerns have remained mostly marginalized or denigrated in cultural studies publications, conferences, and...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Tourism and National Parks

    International Perspectives on Development, Histories and Change

    Edited by Warwick Frost, C. Michael Hall

    In 1872 Yellowstone was established as a National Park. The name caught the public’s imagination and by the close of the century, other National Parks had been declared, not only in the USA, but also in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. Yet as it has spread, the concept has evolved and...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Tourism, Performance and the Everyday

    Consuming the Orient

    By Michael Haldrup, Jonas Larsen

    Tourism has become increasingly ‘exotic’, a process made possible by low-cost charter tourism and cheaper air tickets. Faraway and evermore ‘exotic’ holidays are becoming widespread and within reach as destinations make their entry into the mass tourism market. Strolls through the bazaars of...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. New Research Paradigms in Tourism Geography

    Edited by Alan A. Lew

    This collection of papers from Tourism Geographies emphasizes new and emerging research paradigms in the geographic study of tourism. The papers included in this collection follow one of two threads: explicitly supporting specific research frameworks, or implicitly presenting new and emerging...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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