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This introduction to the special issue of JPRiTLE on Advancing Healthy Communities through Tourism, Leisure, and Events is aimed at inspiring a healthy communities research agenda in our field. The authors argue advancing healthy communities/cities ought to be at the core of what we do as...
‘Pop-up’ cinema is a phenomenon in which films are screened publicly at ad hoc venues, often outdoors – e.g. car parks, brownfield sites, beneath roadway flyovers, parks or pedestrianised spaces – screenings can ‘pop up’ literally anywhere. Through the case of a pop-up cinema in May 2012 at...
The rationalities of advanced liberalism shape the call for people to be more responsible for ‘being active and eating well’ [Dean, M. (1999). Governmentality: Power and rule in modern society. London: Sage; Petersen, A., & Lupton, D. (1997). The new public health. London: Sage], even those...
Targeted neighbourhood social policies are policies that target specific neighbourhoods of ‘deprivation’ for additional investment and support. As a community policy framework, they are both popular and controversial. This paper considers the targeted neighbourhood policy strategy in terms of...
Claims have long been made of the health-promoting effects of contact with ‘nature’, but these claims have only recently been subjected to rigorous scientific testing. A strong body of evidence is now in hand. An array of studies ranging from rigorous experiments to large-scale epidemiological...
This study estimates the health benefits associated with a proposed rail trail in Nova Scotia, Canada. A survey of households living within 50 km of the proposed trail provided data. A contingent trip method was employed to estimate projected use for the proposed trail. Projections are the trail...
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