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This volume contains nine full papers and one research note that cover contemporary topics in hospitality and leisure, including: destination image; the use of social networking sites in tourism; the safety of swimming as a holiday activity in the tropics; visitor behaviour; the choice of exchange...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Advances in hospitality and leisure, 2015, pp 224 pp.
Abstract

This book examines how leading economic countries use sport business, particularly individual sports events (such as the Olympics or FIFA Men's or Women's World Cup) as well as participant sport, in comprehensive plans toward driving and furthering economic development, raising brand awareness...

Author(s)
Zhang, J. J.; Huang HaiYan; Nauright, J.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Sport business in leading economies, 2017, pp 544 pp.
Abstract

This fourth edition of The Geography of Tourism and Recreation provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the interrelationship between tourism, leisure and recreation from geographical and social science perspectives. It systematically compares and contrasts in a spatial context,...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.; Page, S. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
The geography of tourism and recreation: environment, place and space, 2014, 4, pp 458 pp.
Abstract

Surfing today evokes many things: thundering waves, warm beaches, bikinis and lifeguards, and carefree pleasure. But is the story of surfing really as simple as popular culture suggests? In this first international political history of the sport, Scott Laderman shows that while wave riding is...

Author(s)
Laderman, S.
Publisher
University of California Press, Berkeley, USA
Citation
Empire in waves: a political history of surfing, 2014, pp 256 pp.
Abstract

This book critically examines the ways in which sports contribute to, or inhibit, social well-being, the directions these changes take and the conditions necessary for sport to have beneficial outcomes. The themes addressed in the book demonstrate the diversity and versatility of the social impacts ...

Author(s)
Spaaij, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
The social impact of sport: cross-cultural perspectives, 2011, pp 160 pp.
Abstract

The governments of the most developed nations now have policies aimed at increasing the levels of sport participation within their respective societies. This book examines the participation policies of national governments across the world and offers a comparative analysis of the successes and...

Author(s)
Nicholson, M.; Hoye, R.; Houlihan, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Participation in sport: international policy perspectives, 2010, pp 292 pp.
Abstract

This book deals with destinations marketing in specific crises events: war, terrorism, natural disasters, crime waves, and epidemics. First, a destination crisis is defined and the distinction between a destination crisis and a hazard is explained. Secondly, the readers is presented with a detailed ...

Author(s)
Beirman, D.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Restoring tourism destinations in crisis: a strategic marketing approach, 2003, pp xv + 288 pp.
Abstract

This study examines the prospects for leisure time in a sample of 18 important tourism generating countries, to establish what changes in the pattern of leisure time are taking place, how these are reshaping holiday taking, and how governments and the tourism industry should respond. The countries...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Changes in leisure time: the impact on tourism., 1999, pp 151 pp.
Abstract

The changes that have occurred in rugby union over the 20th century are explored to give context to the present situation. Specifically, it investigates what has happened to the sport of rugby union as it has moved progressively from the private realm of the playing field of the English public...

Publisher
Frank Cass & Co. Ltd, Ilford, UK
Citation
Making the rugby world: race, gender, commerce., 1999, pp xxvii + 224 pp.
Abstract

This book examines and compares the sporting experiences of women from different countries around the world, and offers the first systematic and cross-cultural analysis of the topic of women in sport. The book presents in-depth case studies of 16 countries in North and South America, Asia, Oceana,...

Author(s)
Hartmann-Tews, I.; Pfister, G.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Sport and women: social issues on international perspective, 2003, pp 288 pp.

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