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Forthcoming Tourism Geography Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 39 forthcoming new books in the subject of Tourism Geography — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Forthcoming 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...

    To Be Published June 11th 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...

    To Be Published June 11th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Tourism and Public Policy

    By James Kennell, Samantha Chaperon

    This new text will, for the first time, critically examine tourism policy alongside the instrumental uses of tourism in other areas of public policy. The first part of the book will introduce the reader to the notion of public policy for tourism and critically examines why it is necessary for the...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Italian Mobilities

    Edited by Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Stephanie Malia Hom

    Series: Changing Mobilities

    The Italian nation-state has been defined by practices of mobility. Tourists have flowed in from the era of the Grand Tour to the present, and Italians flowed out in massive numbers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries: Italians made up the largest voluntary emigration in recorded world...

    To Be Published August 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Second Homes and Leisure

    New perspectives on a forgotten relationship

    Edited by Trudie Walters, Tara Duncan

    Second homes (variously summer houses, shacks, baches, cottages, dacha) are a popular cultural phenomenon in many countries and an emerging trend in others. They are inextricably linked to tourism, recreation and leisure, and yet the fundamental relationship between second homes and leisure often...

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Tourism and the Globalization of Emotions

    The Intimate Economy of Tango

    By Maria Törnqvist

    Series: Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

    Today, an increasing number of people from all over the world travel to Buenos Aires to dance tango. To accommodate these intimate voyagers, tourist agencies offer travel packages, including classes in tango instruction, dance shoe shopping, and special city maps pointing out the tango clubs in...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Tourism and Development in Sub-Sahara Africa

    Current issues and local perspectives

    By Marina Novelli

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Over the past 20 years, the perception of tourism as an effective contributor to socio-economic development in the developing world has propagated, with many viewing tourism as a provider for poverty alleviation and towards other UN Millennium Development Goals. Over the same period, readers have...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Regimes of Value in Tourism

    Edited by Emilie Crossley, David Picard

    Drawing from ethnographic work in five continents, this book demonstrates how different regimes of value in tourism can coexist, collide, and compete across a varied geographic terrain. Much theory in tourism economics defines ‘value’ as a measure of monetary worth, a concept governing commodity...

    To Be Published September 24th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Tourism and Poverty Reduction

    Principles and impacts in developing countries

    Edited by Anna Spenceley, Dorothea Meyer

    Over the past decade, there have been an increasing number of publications that have analysed and critiqued the potential of tourism to be a mechanism for poverty reduction in less economically developed countries (LEDCs). This book showcases work by established and emerging researchers that...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Issues in Cultural Tourism Studies

    3rd Edition

    By Melanie K. Smith

    The third edition of Issues in Cultural Tourism Studies provides a vital framework for analysing the complexity of cultural tourism and its increasing globalization in existing as well as emergent destinations of the world. It focuses in particular on the need for even more creative tourism...

    To Be Published October 12th 2015 by Routledge