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  1. Commemorative Events

    Memory, Identities, Conflict

    By Warwick Frost, Jennifer Laing

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    Commemorative Events emphasise remembering. They are held on the anniversaries of significant past events, either annually or after significant time periods. Commemorative events provide fascinating insight into how societies see themselves, their heritage and their identity. These events however...

    Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Exploring the Social Impacts of Events

    Edited by Greg Richards, Marisa de Brito, Linda Wilks

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    Social impacts are increasingly used as one of the main justifications for staging and funding events, and yet there is very little empirical evidence on the extent to which these impacts are realised by different kinds of events or in different settings. This timely volume fills this gap by being...

    Published February 27th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Events and The Social Sciences

    By Hazel Andrews, Teresa Leopold

    As the events management field expands as an area of study, there is a need to move beyond the business and marketing-driven approaches which dominate the literature towards a more advanced conceptual analysis and understanding of events from a socio-cultural context. This book addresses this need...

    Published February 7th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Tourism and Crisis

    Edited by Gustav Visser, Sanette Ferreira

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Tourism, Business and Management

    The new millennium has been characterised by several crises ranging from dramatic acts of terror to natural disasters, as well as the most significant economic recession since the late 1920s. However, despite such challenges the global tourism system has in the main retained its past vitality...

    Published February 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism

    Edited by Melanie Smith, Greg Richards

    The Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism explores and critically evaluates the debates and controversies in this field of Tourism. It brings together leading specialists from a range of disciplinary backgrounds and geographical regions, to provide state-of-the-art theoretical reflection and...

    Published December 20th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Heritage and Tourism

    Place, Encounter, Engagement

    Edited by Russell Staiff, Robyn Bushell, Steve Watson

    Series: Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

    The complex relationship between heritage places and people, in the broadest sense, can be considered dialogic, a communicative act that has implications for both sides of the ‘conversation’. This is the starting point for Heritage and Tourism . However, the ‘dialogue’ between visitors and heritage...

    Published December 12th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Student's Guide to Writing Dissertations and Theses in Tourism Studies and Related Disciplines

    By Tim Coles, David Timothy Duval, Gareth Shaw

    Around the world every year very many students have to complete dissertations or theses as part of their undergraduate or masters studies in tourism and related subjects. Often this substantial piece of self-directed work is the culmination of their programmes. More than just a means to consolidate...

    Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Events, Society and Sustainability

    Critical and Contemporary Approaches

    Edited by Tomas Pernecky, Michael Lück

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    The growth of the events industry brings with it concerns of sustainable management, the sharing of available resources, and ensuring that people and places are not over-exploited. While the environmental and economic dimensions of sustainability have attracted a reasonable attention in the study...

    Published December 9th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Frontiers in Nature-based Tourism

    Lessons from Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden

    Edited by Peter Fredman, Liisa Tyrväinen

    Nature has been a key attraction factor for tourism in the Nordic countries for decades. The demand for nature-based tourism has steadily grown and is one of the most rapidly expanding sectors within tourism across Europe and elsewhere. This demand has created opportunities for nature-based tourism...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge