Sport and Tourism: Globalization, Mobility and Identity

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    "Sport and Tourism: Globalization, Mobility and Identity" marks a new era in sport tourism texts. 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. This is a ground-breaking text, which: critically explores the wider manifestations of sport-related tourism and mobility; addresses key themes such as globalization, mobility and identity; explores the unique interrelationship that exists in a sport tourism context between activity, people and place; and, includes case studies written by a range of leading scholars from around the world. Set to be an essential text for any student or academic in the field, "Sport and Tourism: Globalization", mobility and identity cements and advances previous studies by building upon existing literature, while extending the field by exploring avenues of study that are yet to be comprehensively addressed. The latest collaboration by internationally renowned authors applies new theoretical perspectives for the advancement of sport tourism. James Higham is Professor, Department of Tourism, University of Otago, New Zealand. Tom Hinch is Professor, Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, Canada. It critically explores the wider manifestations of sport-related tourism and mobility. It addresses key themes such as globalization, mobility and identity. It explores the unique interrelationship that exists in a sport tourism context between activity, people and place. It includes case studies written by a range of leading scholars from around the world.

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    Number of Pages: 328
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780750686105
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    Listed in: Tourism industry, Sport & leisure industries
    Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd

    Books by James Higham

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