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Tourism in destination communities.

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Description

This book describes both the positive and negative effects of tourism on the destination community. It examines together many of the issues and critical concepts that pertain to the relationship between destination communities and tourism. These issues include economics, society and culture, heritage identity, politics and power, indigenous rights, ethical stakeholder interactions, development the...

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Chapter 6 (Page no: 99)

Politics and place: an analysis of power in tourism communities.

This chapter questions the power dimensions of tourism and place, and the strength of certain interests within a community to dominate over others. A three-dimensional approach is adopted to analyse power in the community decision-making process. It is suggested that the uneven development of the qualities of place, as well as the representation of place, together reflect the existing ideologies and power relations in destination communities.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) Tourism and destination communities. Author(s): Shalini Singh Timothy, D. J. Dowling, R. K.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 19) Destination communities: structures, resources and types. Author(s): Boyd, S. W. Shalini Singh
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 37) The economics of tourism in host communities. Author(s): Ioannides, D.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 55) Tourism and local society and culture. Author(s): Fagence, M.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 79) Heritage, identity and places: for tourists and host communities. Author(s): Ashworth, G. J.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 115) Self-determination: exercising indigenous rights in tourism. Author(s): Johnston, A. M.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 135) Generating goodwill in tourism through ethical stakeholder interactions. Author(s): Fennell, D. A. Przeclawski, K.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 155) Development issues in destination communities. Author(s): Telfer, D. J.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 181) Appropriate planning for tourism in destination communities: participation, incremental growth and collaboration. Author(s): Timothy, D. J. Tosun, C.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 205) Community attitudes: tourism development in natural environments. Author(s): Dowling, R. K.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 229) Local involvement in managing tourism. Author(s): Scheyvens, R.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 253) Presenting destinations: marketing host communities. Author(s): Moscardo, G. Pearce, P.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 273) Understanding tourism and destination communities. Author(s): Timothy, D. J. Shalini Singh Dowling, R. K.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Tourism, Otago University, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2003
  • ISBN
  • 9780851996110
  • Record Number
  • 20033017730