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  1. Handbook on the Economics of Leisure

    Handbook on the Economics of Leisure

    Edited by Samuel Cameron
    Surprisingly, the field of leisure economics is not, thus far, a particularly integrated or coherent one. In this Handbook a wide ranging body of international scholars get to grips with the core issues, taking in the traditional income/leisure choice model of textbook microeconomics and Becker’s allocation of time model along the way. They expertly apply economics to some usually neglected topics, such as boredom and sleeping, work–life balance, dating, tourism, health and fitness, sport, video games, social networking, music festivals and sex. Contributions from further afield by Veblen, Sctivosky and Bourdieu also feature prominently. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 272.00   Web: $ 244.80
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 70.00   Web: $ 56.00
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  2. Brands and Branding Geographies

    Brands and Branding Geographies

    Edited by Andy Pike
    Despite overstated claims of their ‘global’ homogeneity, ubiquity and contribution to ‘flattening’ spatial differences, the geographies of brands and branding actually do matter. This vibrant collection provides a comprehensive reference point for the emergent area of brand and branding geographies in a multi-disciplinary and international context. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 159.00   Web: $ 143.10
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  3. Towards Effective Place Brand Management

    Towards Effective Place Brand Management

    Edited by Gregory Ashworth, Mihalis Kavaratzis
    Many facets of place branding, such as identities, image, promotion or sense of place, have been around for a long time. However, the need to analyse their nature in the context of branding and to examine their relationships in detail has grown rapidly in the last decade or so, as places all over the world have put branding activities higher than ever in their agenda. This important new book examines and clarifies key aspects of the recently popularised concept of place branding, expounding many controversies, confusions and discords in the field. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  4. Tourism and the Environment

    Tourism and the Environment

    Edited by Susanne Becken
    This volume is a unique collection of important academic contributions made in the field of tourism and the environment in the last 30 years. Dr. Becken has carefully selected seminal articles which together represent a wide range of theoretical and applied pieces of research and offer detailed examples from different geographical areas. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 324.00   Web: $ 291.60
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  5. Creating Experiences in the Experience Economy

    Creating Experiences in the Experience Economy

    Edited by Jon Sundbo, Per Darmer
    Creating Experiences in the Experience Economy focuses on the creation of experience from a business perspective. In doing so, the book establishes a more solid foundation for making better and more complex analyses of experience creation, paving the way for the development of analytically based and innovative experiences in experience firms and institutions. The contributors emphasise that experience creation is not an easy task with a straightforward formula and examine how marketed experiences are constructed, developed and innovated. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  6. The Economics of Small Island Tourism

    The Economics of Small Island Tourism

    Riaz Shareef, Suheija Hoti, Michael McAleer
    This study forms an entirely new area of research on Small Island Tourism Economies (SITEs). It addresses the importance of uncertainty in monthly international tourist arrivals and country risk indicators to the macroeconomy. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  7. Tourism and Sustainable Economic Development

    Tourism and Sustainable Economic Development

    Edited by Rinaldo Brau, Alessandro Lanza, Stefano Usai
    Tourism and Sustainable Economic Development highlights the opportunities and risks of nature-based tourism for economic development and explores selected strategies for sustainability. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  8. Tourism in Developing Countries

    Tourism in Developing Countries

    Edited by Twan Huybers
    The effect of tourism activity in developing countries has been a hotly debated topic for a number of decades. Opinions have fluctuated between the extremes of tourism as the catalyst for socio-economic development and tourism as the basis for neo-colonial exploitation and environmental and cultural decline. The contributions to this timely volume provide a balanced overview of these various perspectives. Key papers that are theoretical, conceptual and empirical, drawn from the literature in the fields of tourism, economics and development studies are contained in this authoritative volume. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 371.00   Web: $ 333.90
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  9. Managing Tourism Firms

    Managing Tourism Firms

    Edited by Clive L. Morley
    Managing Tourism Firms is an authoritative selection of the most important published work on the particular characteristics and problems associated with running a firm in tourism. Major topics covered include: strategy, marketing, the use of the Internet and IT, pricing, managing staff and studies of specific sectors of the industry. The book provides an overview of current issues and a handy reference in one volume to the major published research contributions. The editor has written a new, authoritative introduction which offers a comprehensive, state-of-the-art summary of the literature. This volume will be valuable to researchers and students in tou Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 322.00   Web: $ 289.80
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  10. Managing Tourism Destinations

    Managing Tourism Destinations

    Edited by Andreas Papatheodorou
    This title offers a wide-ranging selection of the most significant previously published papers on the management of tourism destinations. The volume covers four major themes: managing tourism destinations and the determinants of travel choice; planning and policy making; development and evolution; and the impacts of tourism management on the society and the environment. In his scholarly introduction, the editor briefly discusses each article and identifies its contribution to the academic literature. The book is intended for researchers and students interested in a thorough compilation and critical review of key articles in the area. It may also act as a useful reference benchmark for consultants and tourism policymakers. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 357.00   Web: $ 321.30
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  11. International Handbook on the Economics of Tourism

    International Handbook on the Economics of Tourism

    Edited by Larry Dwyer, Peter Forsyth
    This highly accessible and comprehensive Handbook presents a cutting edge discussion of the state of tourism economics and its likely directions in future research. Leading researchers in the field explore a wide range of topics including: demand and forecasting, supply, transport, taxation and infrastructure, evaluation and application for policy-making. Each chapter includes a discussion of its relevance and importance to the tourism economics literature, an overview of its main contributions and themes, a critical evaluation of existing literature and an outline of issues for further conceptual and applied research. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 285.00   Web: $ 256.50
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    2008   Paperback Price: $ 94.00   Web: $ 75.20
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  12. The Economics of Experiences, the Arts and Entertainment

    The Economics of Experiences, the Arts and Entertainment

    Åke E. Andersson, David E. Andersson
    The Economics of Experiences, the Arts and Entertainment serves as a welcome and unique introduction to various economic aspects of the production and consumption of art and entertainment products. The book begins with analyses and discussion of neoclassical production and utility functions, with a focus on art and entertainment as instances of experience goods or services. The authors then go on to present alternative Austrian and institutional approaches which focus on the role of creative entrepreneurs in the market process. Aesthetic and psychological theories are also discussed with a focus on their impact on producers’ and consumers’ decisions, as well as historical examples of creative centres, such as Renaissance Florence and Post World War II New York. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  13. The Economics of Tourism and Sustainable Development

    The Economics of Tourism and Sustainable Development

    Edited by Alessandro Lanza, Anil Markandya, Francesco Pigliaru
    Although economics has increasingly become a technical subject, this accessible book aims to present important economics results and relate them explicitly to the policy debate. Using a coherent analytical framework, this unique approach offers prescriptions for moving tourism, and economic development more generally, closer to a sustainable ideal. The authors begin by studying the macroeconomic effect of tourism in terms of growth performance and sources of growth. They also examine how the tourism–growth link is affected by the role of imports in the economy, and how tourism impacts upon land use. Further chapters investigate the important issue of forecasting visitor numbers and explore the need for a comprehensive accounting framework to take account of ecologically sustainable tourism. The authors also examine the microeconomic aspects of sustainable tourism and analyse the increasing popularity of environmentally friendly holidays. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  14. Tourism and Development in Tropical Islands

    Tourism and Development in Tropical Islands

    Edited by Stefan Gössling
    Tropical islands are fragile, vulnerable environments and yet they are coming under increasing strain due to coastal developments and global environmental change. As a result of their remote location, small size and limited natural resource endowments, tourism has become an important economic activity, leading to emerging conflicts between the interests of developers, tourists and residents. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  15. Environmental Management and the Competitiveness of Nature-Based Tourism Destinations

    Environmental Management and the Competitiveness of Nature-Based Tourism Destinations

    Twan Huybers, Jeff Bennett
    Environmental management, either voluntary or imposed, can add to the costs of nature-based tourism businesses. Such costs can make tourism destinations less competitive, but the same activities can also enhance competitiveness by increasing demand. The aim of this book is to provide an assessment of the relative importance of these two opposing effects in the context of a case study of nature-based tourism in Tropical North Queensland, Australia. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  16. Tourism Economics, the Environment and Development

    Tourism Economics, the Environment and Development

    Clem Tisdell
    This is a fascinating book that will be of great use to a wide readership including economists, environmentalists, geographers, tourism scholars and professionals, as well as academics in development studies. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  17. The Economics of Tourism

    The Economics of Tourism

    Edited by Clem Tisdell
    Tourism is a major global industry and continues to expand at a rapid rate. This two-volume collection of key published articles provides a comprehensive and much needed overview of the economics of tourism. Many of these articles are not readily available as they have been published in a range of non-economics journals. This reflects partly the presence of specialised journals devoted to tourism and partly the interdisciplinary nature of the subject. The editor has prepared an authoritative introduction, which not only presents an overview of the contents of each volume, introducing the subject to a wider non-specialist audience, but also provides insights and critical comments. Learn More
    2000   Hardback Price: $ 637.00   Web: $ 573.30
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  18. THE ECONOMICS OF THIRD WORLD NATIONAL PARKS

    THE ECONOMICS OF THIRD WORLD NATIONAL PARKS

    Anup Shah
    In The Economics of Third World National Parks, Anup Shah argues that parks and reserves are worth preserving, rigorously analyses the problem and advocates solutions drawing on a wide range of sources. Issues discussed include the effects of economic activity on a national park, the tourist problem, valuing a national park and the use of cost–benefit decision-making. Dr Shah uses economic analysis to explore institutional arrangements which would compensate for externalities resulting from exploitation and over-use by tourists and local communities. The price mechanism, he argues, is not a satisfactory tool with which to protect areas of rich bio-diversity. Learn More
    1995   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  19. TOURISM, MUSEUMS AND THE LOCAL ECONOMY

    TOURISM, MUSEUMS AND THE LOCAL ECONOMY

    Peter Johnson, Barry Thomas
    This important book – based on new and original research – examines the economic impact, measured in employment terms, of the North of England Open Air Museum at Beamish. The authors provide a detailed assessment of the direct, indirect and induced employment generated by the museum. The assessment of the museum’s employment impact is placed firmly within the context of its historical development and of the region’s tourism activity. Learn More
    1992   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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