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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Domestic tourism in developing countries is rapidly outstripping international tourism and could soon involve ten times the numbers. This is an examination of the numbers involved, their profile, behaviour, impacts and the relevant policy responses. The volume looks at the impacts of local mass tourism in various socio-economic and environmental contexts... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95
This book examines the emergent relationships and connections between media practices and tourism practices, everyday experiences and encounters of place. Collectively, the authors in this book address a range of media and technologies from brochures, television, video and film to mediated virtual spaces, such as e-brochures, Internet cultures, social... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95
This book highlights the crossroads between concepts of lifestyle and the growing body of work on 'mobilities'. The study of lifestyle offers a lens through which to study the kinds of moorings, dwellings, repetitions and routines around which mobilities become socially, culturally and politically meaningful. Bringing together scholars from... more...
- Left Coast Press 2013; US$ 94.00
The global popularity and lucrative potential of tourism has made sustainability a major concern for archaeologists, site managers, politicians, local communities, tourism officials, and other stakeholders. This book establishes new, interdisciplinary ground for tourism and archaeology that will foster a new generation of sustainable thinking and... more...
- WIT Press 2013; US$ 168.00
This fifth volume of the Tourism Today Series presents a collection of papers addressing how to manage new opportunities in tourism at a variety of destinations and in multiple contextual realities. These papers address important issues related to tourism as a tool for development which will give a better understanding of some of the current challenges. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
The study of sports in the economy presents a rich arena for the application of sharply focused microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics to both team and individual outcomes. This highly unique book offers a survey of recent analyses that continues the tradition of empirical and theoretical analysis of the economics and econometrics of sports.... more...
- Random House Australia 2013; US$ 28.95
Four decades of tales from the turf from Australia's leading writer on history and horses, Les Carlyon. Every outrage that occurs on any racecourse anywhere can be explained by one line from Damon Runyon: 'Well, it is horse racing.' Les Carlyon's acclaimed collection of feature stories and vignettes from Australian racing now spans forty years.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
There are four core themes developed in this book which deal with critical issues, models, theories and frameworks. These expound understandings of patient centred care and the processes, practices and behaviours supporting its attainment: conceptions and cultures of patient-centred care, coordination, communication, innovation. more...
- Goodfellow Publishers Ltd 2013; US$ 48.00
Food and Drink: the cultural context is the first text to provide a comprehensive and academically rigorous introduction to a range of key themes in the field of food, drink and culture. Essential reading for post graduates, academics, professionals. more...
- WIT Press 2013; US$ 168.00
By means of case studies and theoretical developments, the authors attempt to present methods designed to minimise the impacts of tourism and encourage its positive effects. Some ideas in the book discuss the role of local communities, their participation in development management, the singularities of community tourism, planning, local governance... more...