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Cover for Perspectives on tourism and small polities in Europe.

This concluding chapter highlights some of the main concepts elucidated throughout this book about tourism's relationships with the political geography of smallness, marginality, separation, overdependence, political vulnerabilities, and pan-Europeanism. It also suggests future research needs in...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243109)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Vulnerability, dependency and touristic appeal: the costs and benefits of smallness and marginality.

This chapter discusses the costs and benefits of tourism associated with smallness and marginality, under the conceptual umbrella of vulnerabilities of size, overdependence, lack of power, lack of recognition, and the appeal of 'otherness'. Despite the vulnerabilities brought about by smallness and ...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243109)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Unrecognized polities: the de facto states and micronations of Europe.

This chapter focuses on 'unrecognized polities', or locations that claim to be sovereign states but do not exist legitimately outside of their creators' own imaginations or local realms of power. In spite of their lack of universal recognition, the two types of entities examined in this chapter (de ...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243109)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for International exclaves and extraterritorial places.

This chapter focuses on the geopolitical and legal phenomenon of enclaves and exclaves, which are small pieces of a country that are physically detached from the state to which they belong and which can be accessed only by traveling through a foreign country. Almost all of the exclaves/enclaves of...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243109)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 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...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243109)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Large luxury and tiny grandeur: the principality of Monaco.

This chapter describes the unique relationship between Monaco and France, as well as between Monaco and the rest of Europe and how these pertain to tourism. It examines the microstate's unique geographical and social characteristics and its unique tourism products that derive from its small size,...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243109)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Transfrontier relationships in Europe.

The purpose of this chapter is to establish an understanding of the long practice of cross-border relationships in Europe. It describes the notion of supranationalism, or the gathering of sovereign states into large trade blocs as a means of increasing internal market strength and external market...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243109)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Europe's smallest states and anomalous geographical areas.

This introductory chapter provides an initial conceptual grounding for studying irregular territories and microstates and establishes definitions and terms that will be used all through the book, including sovereignty, state borders, state sizes, and the idea that many countries have geographical...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243109)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism in European microstates and dependencies: geopolitics, scale and resource limitations.

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...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243109)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for From burial spaces to pilgrimage sites: the changing role of European cemeteries.

This chapter examines the role of military cemeteries and their relationship to pilgrimage and tourism. In particular, focus is given to the element of scale, with cemeteries being viewed as individual pilgrimage sites, pilgrimage destinations, or one of several cemeteries along a pilgrimage...

Author(s)
Pliberšek, L.; Basle, N.; Lebe, S. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter

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