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Tourism in European microstates and dependencies: geopolitics, scale and resource limitations.

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This book is about tourism and its multidimensional relationships with some aspects of state geopolitics as manifested on the ground in mini microstates and other anomalous territories in Europe. Chapters 1 and 2 provide conceptual grounding for studying irregular territories and microstates and supranationalism in Europe. Chapters 3-7 look specifically at the five mini states (mini microstates) i...

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Chapter 8 (Page no: 87)

Europe's autonomous regions, dependencies and overseas territories.

This chapter highlights conditions associated with three related types of polities located in Europe: autonomous regions, crown dependencies and overseas territories. Autonomous regions have a unique relationship with the state. They are self-governing over internal matters, with the state-level entity only acting on their behalf in terms of citizenship, high courts, international diplomacy, currency controls, and military defense. Many autonomous regions in Europe are continuing to receive a deeper level of independence, and there are some efforts towards secessionism. The British crown dependencies also have considerable autonomy within the realm of the Crown. Because of their high level of internal governance, they are less beholden to the Crown than the overseas territories are, and they have chosen to focus on tourism as an important development tool, including offshore banking and finance.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Europe's smallest states and anomalous geographical areas. Author(s): Timothy, D. J.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 15) Transfrontier relationships in Europe. Author(s): Timothy, D. J.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 24) The Pyrenean co-principality of Andorra. Author(s): Timothy, D. J.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 36) Europe's Alpine mini state: the Principality of Liechtenstein. Author(s): Timothy, D. J.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 48) Large luxury and tiny grandeur: the principality of Monaco. Author(s): Timothy, D. J.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 63) More than just a mountain: the Republic of San Marino. Author(s): Timothy, D. J.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 73) Vatican City: the smallest country on earth but probably the most visited. Author(s): Timothy, D. J.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 109) International exclaves and extraterritorial places. Author(s): Timothy, D. J.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 136) Unrecognized polities: the de facto states and micronations of Europe. Author(s): Timothy, D. J.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 154) Vulnerability, dependency and touristic appeal: the costs and benefits of smallness and marginality. Author(s): Timothy, D. J.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 170) Perspectives on tourism and small polities in Europe. Author(s): Timothy, D. J.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2020
  • ISBN
  • 9781789243109
  • Record Number
  • 20203524518