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This book discusses cultural sport psychology (CSP). Socio-cultural aspects of athletes' environments are considered as gateways to mutual understanding and subsequently motivation and performance. The book consists of 18 chapters presented in three parts. Part 1 provides an introduction to CSP:...

Author(s)
Schinke, R.; Hanrahan, S. J.
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Leeds, UK
Citation
Cultural sport psychology, 2009, pp ix + 261 pp.
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This book presents the depth of the new wave of agritourism apparent around the world. This book consists of four parts. The first section is an introduction to the economics of agritourism; it introduces the role of organization, management, logistics, safety, marketing, finance, economics and...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book
Abstract

Bringing together case studies from Europe, the USA and Southern Africa, this book on cross-border tourism discusses current issues and policies, destination marketing and management, communication and information, and planning in cross-border areas. Included is a structured overview of the...

Author(s)
Wachowiak, H.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Tourism and borders: contemporary issues, policies and international research, 2006, pp xix + 275 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 book, which consists of 9 papers, explores the cultural and economic significance of a variant of dark tourism centred around plantation slavery. It offers research and advice for the management, interpretation, and visitation of slavery tourism sites that may lead to a substantial change in...

Author(s)
Dann, G. M. S.; Seaton, A. V.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Slavery, contested heritage, and thanatourism, 2001, pp 221 pp.
Abstract

This collection comprising 10 chapters provides a critical investigation of football cultures throughout the world, examining local and national impacts of the globalizing forces currently existing pressures on the game. Case studies are presented from Argentina, Australia, Cameroon, England,...

Publisher
Frank Cass & Co. Ltd, Ilford, UK
Citation
Football culture: local conflicts, global visions., 2000, pp x + 300 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.
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

A series of examples of good urban tourism management practice are presented, drawn from the UK, Australia, Europe, Asia, South Africa, the USA and Canada. Areas as diverse as the historic case of Venice to the gay nightlife of San Francisco reveal the opportunities that cities offer to tourists (a ...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
Citation
Managing tourism in cities: policy, process and practice., 1998, pp ix + 254 pp.

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