9780750686105

Sport and Tourism

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  • ISBN13:

    9780750686105

  • ISBN10:

    0750686103

  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2009-04-15
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

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. * Groundbreaking text which proposes a new theoretical model for the advancement of sport tourism * The latest collaboration by internationally renowned authors whose expertise is established * Completed with guest case studies written by a range of leading authors from across the globe

Table of Contents

Introduction
Sport and tourism: Globalization, mobility and identity
Globalization, mobility and identity
Sport and tourism in a global world
Sport and contemporary mobility
Culture and identity
Activity: Globalization and the mobility of elite competitors
Spectatorship and spectator experiences
Recreational sport and serious leisure
People: Authentic experiences
Temporary sport migrants
Transnationalism, migration and diaspora
Place: Modern landscapes and retro parks
Place attachment
Sport and place competition
Conclusion
Globalization, mobility and identity: Building theoretically informed insights into the study of sport and tourism
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