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Sport, Events, Tourism and Regeneration - (Hardcover)

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Investments in sport, events and tourism in cities and wider regions are part of nascent regeneration strategies linked to transitioning economic bases and place images. While it is important to consider physical regeneration, there is a range of subsequent benefits and opportunities brought about through regeneration that considers social impacts, communities and how investments and developments influence how people interact in transformed spaces.

This book brings together a collection focusing on the diverse range of approaches and perspectives of regeneration. Twelve chapters outline and bring together critical perspectives of regeneration from scholars in different parts of the world. This collection critically assesses some of the key factors impacting upon regeneration initiatives in relation to sport, events and tourism. By doing so, this book assesses if new opportunities have arisen from developments, increasing the demands and needs of locals and tourists, or if transformations result in exclusion - thus challenging who regeneration is for.

This book will be valuable reading for students and academics interested in tourism studies, events planning, sport and leisure studies or development studies, as well as the wider social sciences.

Number of Pages: 203.0
Genre: Business + Money Management
Series Title: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: April 12, 2017
TCIN: 51992118
UPC: 9781138642812
Item Number (DPCI): 248-38-5057

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