Edited by Heather J. Gibson
The book draws upon theories and concepts from sociology and anthropology (the socio-cultural perspective), sport and tourism studies, and business studies and discusses how they might be applied to the study of sport tourism.
2006: 246 x 174: 240pp Hb: 978-0-415-34809-6: £90.00 Pb: 978-0-415-46418-5: £24.50
For more information, visit: www.routledge.com/9780415464185
The Geography of Tourism and Recreation
Environment, Place and Space Michael C. Hall and Stephen J. Page
This highly successful and acclaimed text, now in its fully-updated third edition, continues to offer a comprehensive synthesis of the key issues associated with tourism, leisure and recreation.
2006: 246 x 189: 456pp Hb: 978-0-415-33560-7: £105.00
For more information, visit: www.routledge.com/9780415335607
Tourism Studies and the Social Sciences
Based upon a social science approach to understanding the significance of tourism in contemporary society, Andrew Holden’s fascinating book highlights a variety of topical issues and provides a wider understanding of tourism in society.
2005: 246 x 174: 240pp Hb: 978-0-415-28775-3: £90.00 Pb: 978-0-415-28776-0: £27.99
For more information, visit: www.routledge.com/9780415287760
Routledge Dictionary of Leisure and Tourism
Ian Jones and Peter Mason, both at Luton University
The Routledge Dictionary of Leisure and ourism is an essential and affordable guide to a multi-billion dollar industry for students, managers and policy makers alike. Up-to-date and fully cross-referenced, this dictionary incorporates academic, sociological and practical management, as well as legislative terms.
Topics covered include:
leisure pursuits – from BASE jumping to gambling and from DIY to watching TV
government institutions and non-governmental organizations
physical education and social inclusion
economic terms such as globalization and the informal economy
theoretical analysis of how people spend their free time.
Written by leading authorities in leisure and tourism, and relevant for use at a variety of levels, this is a must-have resource for all those working in and studying these industries.
2008: 234 x 156: 224pp Hb: 978-0-415-37153-7: £60.00 Pb: 978-0-415-37154-4: £14.99 eBook: 978-0-203-96758-4
For more information, visit: www.routledge.com/9780415371544
Related Journal: Current Issues in Tourism
Current Issues in ourism is a new type of tourism journal which encourages in-depth discussion and critique of key questions within the subject. It offers a readable format for extended peer-reviewed papers and reviews, each followed by informed commentary designed to spark off further reader response and debate. www.tandf.co.uk/journals/rcit
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