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- Channel View Publications 2011; US$ 25.00
This book is the only in-depth ethnographic study of British charter tourists. It is based on several months of participant observation of British charter tourists on holiday in Palmanova and Magaluf on the Mediterranean Island of Mallorca. With a focus on space, the body, and food and drink practices, the book explores the experiential nature of touristic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Ideas and concepts of liminality have long shaped debates around the uses and practices of space in constructions of identity, particularly in relation to different forms of travel such as tourism, migration and pilgrimage, and the social, cultural and experiential landscapes associated with these and other mobilities. The ritual, performative and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
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 by examining intersections between the social sciences... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Exploring the connection between tourism and violence, this book draws on a range of disciplinary approaches, including social anthropology, cultural geography, sociology, and tourism studies. Ideas and concepts of violence have long been explored in the social sciences literature but in relation to tourism studies specifically the concept has rarely... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2004; US$ 34.95
Based on key research into assessment, treatment and recidivism, this book offers practical guidance on improving intervention techniques with sex offenders. The contributors explore the monitoring and surveillance strategies and cognitive-behavioural techniques currently in use, and give clear directions for future practice. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
In the past twenty years digital technology has had a radical impact on all the disciplines associated with the visual arts - this book provides expert views of that impact. By looking at the advanced ICT methods now being employed, this volume details the long-lasting effects and advances now made possible in art history and its associated disciplines.... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
Much as art history is in the process of being transformed by new information communication technologies, often in ways that are either disavowed or resisted, art practice is also being changed by those same technologies. One of the most obvious symptoms of this change is the increasing numbers of artists working in universities, and having their... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2012; US$ 39.95
This multi-disciplinary book offers an unprecedented range of contributions relating to sleep in one comprehensive volume. The science of sleep and its sociological and cultural aspects are explored, as are sleep disorders, the importance of sleep for daytime performance and the ways in which sleep is affected by medical and psychiatric conditions. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 34.95
This book is a comprehensive guide to good practice for those working with risk, covering a wide variety of social care settings. The contributors discuss a range of key issues relating to risk including positive risk-taking, collaborating with victims and practitioners in the design of assessment tools, resilience to risk, and defensibility. more...