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Description - Leisure and the Politics of the Environment by Louise Mansfield

Within leisure studies there is a growing awareness and intensifying conscience about the potential environmental threat posed by the continued and unmanaged economic growth and development of sport, tourism and leisure. This collection brings together explicit discussions from a range of fields including environmental geography, consumer research, sociology and politics of the increasing relevance and complexities of environmental politics in leisure studies. It provides a snapshot into the wide-ranging debates on the politics of the environment and leisure/sport/tourism and serves as a starting point for further dialogue between leisure studies scholars and those in other disciplines where many of environmental debates have been advanced.

The volume will be of great value to scholars and practitioners in the areas of leisure studies, conservation and local politics.

This book was published as a special issue of Leisure Studies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415711838
ISBN-10: 0415711835
Format: Hardback
(246mm x 174mm x mm)
Pages: 168
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Oct-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Louise Mansfield

Louise Mansfield is Deputy Director of the Brunel Centre for Sport, Health and Wellbeing at Brunel University, London, UK. Belinda Wheaton is Principal Research Fellow in Sport and Leisure Cultures (sociology) at the University of Brighton, UK.

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