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Tourism in peripheries: perspectives from the far north and south.

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This book reviews the theory of the role of peripheries in tourism, identifies the core obstacles to tourism in high latitudes, and presents recent case studies from North America, Scandinavia, Scotland, New Zealand and the polar areas. The book's 14 chapters are presented under five headings: (i) introduction; (ii) tourism and regional development issues; (iii) challenges to peripheral area tourism; (iv) tourism opportunities; and (v) future perspectives. The book will be of interest to researchers and students working in tourism, geography and regional development. It has a subject index.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) The difficult business of making pleasure peripheries prosperous: perspectives on space, place and environment. Author(s): Müller, D. K. Jansson, B.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 19) North-south perspectives on tourism, regional development and peripheral areas. Author(s): Hall, C. M.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 41) Tourism in peripheries: the role of tourism in regional development in Northern Finland. Author(s): Saarinen, J.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 53) Organizing tourism development in peripheral areas: the case of the Subarctic Project in Northern Sweden. Author(s): Zillinger, M.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 69) The impact of tourism on the local supply structure of goods and services in peripheral areas: the example of Northern Sweden. Author(s): Löffler, G.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 85) Tourism development and the rural labour market in Sweden, 1960-1999. Author(s): Müller, D. K. Ulrich, P.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 109) The vulnerability of peripheral tourism: the rapid disenchantment of peripheral attraction. Author(s): Irvine, W. Anderson, A. R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 124) 'If that's a moose, I'd hate to see a rat!' Visitors' perspectives on naturalness and their consequences for ecological integrity in peripheral natural areas of New Zealand. Author(s): Lovelock, B.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 141) Access, tourism and democracy: a conceptual framework and non-establishment of a proposed national park in Sweden. Author(s): Sandell, K.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 154) Visitor management in protected areas of the periphery: experiences from both ends of the world. Author(s): Mason, P.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 177) Wind farms as possible tourist attractions. Author(s): Nash, R. Martin, A. Carney, D. Krishnan, K.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 190) Sporting events as tourist attractions in Canada's northern periphery. Author(s): Hinch, T. Barre, S. de la
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 205) Tourism research in Greenland. Author(s): Kaae, B. C.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 220) Epilogue/prologue. Author(s): Jansson, B. Müller, D. K.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Social and Economic Geography, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2007
  • ISBN
  • 9781845931773
  • Record Number
  • 20063241014