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Travel. Voyages and travels (General)

  • Moral Encounters in Tourismby Mary Mostafanezhad; Kevin Hannam

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Illustrating the role of power and power relations in tourism encounters within different political, economic, environmental and cultural contexts, the authors in this anthology analyse, theoretically and empirically, the implications of the privileging of some moralities at the expense of others. Key themes include the moral consumption of tourism... more...

  • Volunteer Tourismby Mary Mostafanezhad

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    This first full length treatment of volunteer tourism taking a longitudinal ethnographic approach offers a comprehensive and comparative study of the perspectives of Thai host community members, NGO practitioners and international volunteer tourists. The book thus shines an ethnographic lens onto the complexities and contradictions of the volunteer... more...

  • Tourism, Religion and Pilgrimage in Jerusalemby Kobi Cohen-Hattab; Noam Shoval

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Jerusalem is a city with a singular nature. Home to three religions, it contains spiritual meaning for people the world over; it is at once a tourist destination and a location with a complex political reality. Tourism, therefore, is an integral part of Jerusalem?s development and its political conflicts. The book traces tourism and pilgrimage to... more...

  • Trust, Tourism Development and Planningby Robin Nunkoo; Stephen L.J. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 128.00

    Robin Nunkoo is Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law and Management, University of Mauritius. His research draws widely from political science and uses a political economy approach to investigate the interplay between citizens' trust (distrust) in government (and institutions), and power issues in development and political support for development... more...

  • Travel and Transformationby Garth Lean; Russell Staiff; Emma Waterton

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Bringing together geographers, sociologists, cultural researchers, philosophers, anthropologists, visual researchers, literary scholars and heritage researchers, this volume explores what it means to transform through travel in a modern, mobile world. In doing so, it draws upon a wide variety of traveller perspectives - including tourists, backpackers,... more...

  • Who's Buying for Travelby The New Strategist Editors

    New Strategist Press, LLC 2014; US$ 68.95

    The tenth edition of Who’s Buying for Travel is based on unpublished data collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2012 Consumer Expenditure Survey—you can’t get these data online. It examines how much Americans spend on getting out of town by the demographics that count: age, income, high-income households, household type,... more...

  • Ancestors on the Moveby Karen Foy

    The History Press 2014; US$ 21.86

    Ever wanted to understand more about your ancestors' sea travel? What was life like aboard ship for both passengers and crew, how long did the journey take, what kind of conditions could be expected and what exotic locations might they have visited along the way? Following the tried and tested routes established by cargo ships, Karen Foy describes... more...

  • Tourism as an Instrument for Developmentby Eduardo Fayos-Solą; Maria D. Įlvarez; Chris Cooper

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 154.95

    The study examines the theoretical bases of contemporary real-case development projects and illustrates the way tourism can effectively and efficiently focus on development issues, while minimizing undesired impacts on the natural and cultural environments. more...

  • Tourists’ Perceptions and Assessmentsby Arch G. Woodside; Metin Kozak

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 114.95

    The volume examines unconscious and conscious cognitions occurring before, during and following virtual and actual leisure-related planned and unplanned travel. It includes a global review of the literature on tourists’ perceptions and assessments by Woodside and Metin. more...

  • Contemporary Tourist Experienceby Richard Sharpley; Philip Stone

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This significant and timely volume aims to provide a focused analysis into tourist experiences that reflect their ever-increasing diversity and complexity, and their significance and meaning to tourists themselves. Written by leading international scholars, it offers new insight into emergent behaviours, motivations and sought meanings on the part... more...