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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  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 April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. Drive Tourism

    Trends and Emerging Markets

    Edited by Bruce Prideaux, Dean Carson

    Since the post World War Two boom in private automobile ownership, Drive Tourism has transformed the tourism landscape by facilitating dispersal and the growth of attractions and tourism related infrastructure beyond the zones that had previously emerged around seaports and railway terminals. The...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Tourism and India

    A Critical Introduction

    By Kevin Hannam, Anya Diekmann

    Tourism to and within India has undergone some important changes in recent years seen by the rising numbers of international tourists and increase in domestic tourism. This has led to the redevelopment and rebranding of many of its destinations as the Indian government has begun to recognise the...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Volunteer Tourism

    Theoretical Frameworks and Practical Applications

    Edited by Angela M. Benson

    Volunteer Tourism is one of the major growth areas in contemporary tourism, where tourists for various reasons seek alternative goodwill experiences and activities. To meet this demand there has been a surge in volunteer programmes offered in range of destinations organized by a variety of...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Fieldwork in Tourism

    Methods, Issues and Reflections

    Edited by Michael C. Hall

    The inherent mobility of tourists and consequent relative ephemerality of contact between the visitor and the visited tourism phenomenon have specific characteristics that challenge the usual fieldwork practices of the social and physical sciences. Such conditions create specific concerns for the...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge