The Problem of Pleasure: Leisure, Tourism and Crime [NOOK Book]

Overview

The Problem of Pleasure brings together leading academics from the UK, the US, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand to examine several aspects of leisure that are vulnerable to crime, from illegal hunting to street racing, as well as the impact of crime upon tourists and the tourism industry.

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The Problem of Pleasure: Leisure, Tourism and Crime

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Overview

The Problem of Pleasure brings together leading academics from the UK, the US, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand to examine several aspects of leisure that are vulnerable to crime, from illegal hunting to street racing, as well as the impact of crime upon tourists and the tourism industry.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136598692
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/1/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 264
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Carol Jones and Rob Mawby are criminologists associated with the University of Gloucestershire, UK .

Elaine Barclay is a criminologist at the University of New England, Armidale, Australia.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Problem of Pleasure – Theoretical Foundations, R. I. Mawby 2. The Paradox of Cinematic Sexual Violence as Entertainment, Jane Monckton-Smith 3. Crime Time: The Rise of Police Programming on Television, Jenny Wise and Alyce McGovern 4. The Making, Shaking and Taking of Public Spaces, Rob White 5. Playgrounds Without Frontiers: Movin’, Moddin’, Pushing the Boundaries of Pleasure, Zannagh Hatton 6. Impermissible Pleasures in UK Leisure: Exploring Policy Developments in Alcohol and Illicit Drugs, Karenza Moore and Fiona Measham 7. The Problem of Access: Outdoor Leisure Activities and Access to Private Rural Land, Elaine Barclay and Joe Donnermeyer 8. Public Disorder, Antisocial Behaviour and Alcohol-Related Crime: From the Metropilis to the Tourist Resort, R.I. Mawby 9. Sin City v. Fantasyland: Crime, Legislation and Policing in Two Different Tourism Environments, Ross Wolf and Hugh Potter 10. 'There Can Be No Orcs in New Zealand': Do Media Representations of Crime Tarnish Tourism? John W. Buttle and James Rodgers 11. Visitor Perceptions of Crime-Safety and Attituded Towards Risk: The Case of Table Mountain National Park, Cape Town, Richard George 12. Crime and Safety within Caravan Populations: An Australian Survey, R. I. Mawby and E. Barclay 13. Tourist Victimisation – An Exploratory Survey from Ghana, Kwaku Boakye 14. The Tourist Victim: Paradise Lost or Paradise Regained? Carol Jones

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