The disciplinary backgrounds and fields of study within the Department of Tourism, Sport and Society range from national parks management and outdoor recreation to history, sociology, and geography, to urban recreation, sport management, and tourism in all its forms.

Recent Submissions

  • Disrupting the regional housing market: Airbnb in New Zealand 

    Campbell, M.; McNair, H.; Mackay, Michael D.; Perkins, Harvey C. (Taylor & Francis, 2019)
    The role of accommodation-sharing platforms, such as Airbnb, is seen as a disruption to more conventional accommodation providers and rental markets in many cities and regions worldwide. This Regional Graphic focuses on ...
  • Making space for community in super-productivist rural settings 

    Mackay, Michael D.; Perkins, Harvey C. (Elsevier, 2019-05)
    This paper contributes a perspective on an enduring debate in rural studies about the transformation of rural areas in developed market economies into more or less ‘productivist’ landscapes. We focus on the conceptual ...
  • Building resilience in transient rural communities: Guidelines for council 

    Wilson, Jude; Simmons, David G.; McCarthy, M.; Langer, E. R. (Lincoln UniversityLincoln, Canterbury, New Zealand, 2019-03)
    The social and economic wellbeing of New Zealand’s rural communities is increasingly dependent on transient workers and visitors, many of whom are from overseas. New Zealand communities also face a diversity of natural ...
  • Guidelines for rural community resilience: Summary document 

    Wilson, Jude; Simmons, David G. (Lincoln UniversityLincoln, Canterbury, New Zealand, 2019-03)
    This summary document contains an overview of the community situation analysis described in Building resilience in transient rural communities: Guidelines for Council.
  • The relationship between the early New Zealand Labour Party and Socialism 1900 - 1935 

    Findlay, Quinton James (Lincoln University, 2019)
    The New Zealand Labour Party had a stated objective of the socialisation of the means of production, distribution and exchange or as popularly stated, socialism. However, the definition of the term differed between ...

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