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Language and Tourism in Postcolonial Settings

Edited by: Angelika Mietzner, Anne Storch | Paperback | 9781845416775

This book focuses on perspectives from and on the global south, providing fresh data and analyses on languages in African, Caribbean, Middle-Eastern and Asian tourism contexts. It provides a critical perspective on tourism in postcolonial and neocolonial settings, explored through in-depth case studies.…

The Future of Airbnb and the ‘Sharing Economy’ The Collaborative Consumption of our Cities

Author: Jeroen A. Oskam | Paperback | 9781845416720

This book deconstructs the ‘sharing’ marketing narratives surrounding Airbnb and similar platforms. It provides a conceptual analysis of the ‘sharing economy’ and accommodation sector and furthers the ongoing discussion surrounding Airbnb and the social sustainability of city tourism.…

Roads, Tourism and Cultural History On the Road in Australia

Author: Rosemary Kerr | Hardback | 9781845416683

Roads and road tourism loom large in the Australian imagination as distance and mobility have shaped the nation’s history and culture, but roads are more than simply transport routes; they embody multiple layers of history, mythology and symbolism. Drawing on Australian travel writing, diaries and manuscripts, tourism literature, f…

Contemporary Christian Travel Pilgrimage, Practice and Place

Author: Amos S. Ron, Dallen J. Timothy | Paperback | 9781845416638

This book is the first to examine the depth, complexity and uniqueness of global Christian pilgrimage, travel and tourism, and how they manifest in terms of both supply and demand. It explores the places and spaces of production and consumption of this increasingly important tourism phenomenon.…

Histories, Meanings and Representations of the Modern Hotel

Author: Kevin J. James | Hardback | 9781845416591

This book surveys current writing on the history of the modern hotel, focusing on three areas of vibrant and timely scholarly enquiry: the uniqueness of the American hotel, the contested status of the colonial and postcolonial hotel, and the hotel’s embroilment in violent conflict. It explores the hotel as an institution that incub…

Sport Tourism Development

Author: James Higham, Tom Hinch | Paperback | 9781845416546

This book critically explores sport-related tourism drawing on the fields of sport management, the sociology of sport, consumer behaviour, sports marketing, economic, urban and sports geography, and tourism studies. It presents multidisciplinary perspectives of sport tourism, as structured by the geographical concepts of space, place and…

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This month we published Technology-Supported Learning In and Out of the Japanese Language Classroom edited by Erica Zimmerman and Abigail McMeekin. In this post the editors explain what inspired them to put the book together. Erica’s journey Over the past 25 years, I have participated as a learner/teacher in the changes in technology for learning … Continue reading A Tale of Two Teachers: Technology-Supported Language Learning for Japanese

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