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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

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 includes 17 chapters focusing on the historical, economic, social and political determinants of health under capitalism. It addresses the political and accumulation strategies of 'big pharma', the global food industry's production of hunger and obesity, capitalism and mental illness, and...

Author(s)
Panitch, L.; Leys, C.
Publisher
The Merlin Press, London, UK
Citation
Socialist Register 2010. Morbid symptoms: health under capitalism, 2009, pp 325 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

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

The publication provides an introduction to the key issues involved in developing and managing tourist destinations. Looking at such areas as tourist satisfaction and customer care, impacts of tourism, tourism policies, marketing and planning, it assesses the differing importance of tourism for...

Author(s)
Laws, E.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourist destination management: issues, analysis and policies., 1995, pp 224 pp.
Abstract

The annual movement of the world's population across borders into rural, agricultural and less developed parts of the world has not taken place without serious social, economic and ecological consequences. Against the background of an analysis of the history of travel, from ancient times through...

Publisher
Verlag C.H. Beck, Munich, Germany
Citation
Der neue Tourismus: Rücksicht auf Land und Leute., 1990, pp 172pp.

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