Sport and tourism
globalization, mobility and identity
- ISBN: 9780750686105
- Editorial: Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd.
- Fecha de la edición: 2009
- Lugar de la edición: Oxford. Reino Unido
- Encuadernación: Rústica
- Medidas: 24 cm
- Nº Pág.: 328
- Idiomas: Inglés
"Sport and Tourism" marks a new era in sport tourism texts. It proposes a groundbreaking theoretical model which explores globalization, mobility and authenticity providing insight into the unique interrelationship that exists in a sport tourism context between activity, people and place. Written by global experts whose previous collaborations have been integral to the development of the field, the book applies key social science concepts and issues relevant to the academic study of sport and tourism. Set to be the an essential text for any student or academic in the field, "Sport and Tourism" both cements and advances the field by building upon existing literatures serving the study of sport and tourism, while extending the field by exploring avenues of study that are yet to be comprehensively addressed. It is an important turning-point in the study of this increasingly popular subject and set to be vital reading for all. It is a groundbreaking text which proposes a new theoretical model for the advancement of sport tourism. It presents the latest collaboration by internationally renowned authors whose expertise is established. It is completed with guest case studies written by a range of leading authors from across the globe.