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Sport Tourism

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

3rd Edition

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

Andrew Holden

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

supplementary reading

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

TO ORDER – see order form in the centre of this catalogue. Alternatively, you can order by:

Tel: +44 (0)1235 400524

Fax: +44 (0)20 7017 6699

Online: www.routledge.com

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