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Cover for Cultural routes: tourist destinations and tools for development.

This chapter deals with cultural heritage-focused trails and routes. It describes several different types of heritage trails, and examines the important role these play in protecting a destination's cultural heritage and supporting its socio-economic development.

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Beyond economic development: can the arts lead communities out of poverty?

This chapter explores the potential of the arts to alleviate poverty in rural towns in the northeast of the USA. Four leaders in the rural cultural arts were interviewed in the autumn of 2015. Data from the interviews are presented according to four categories of arts-based strategies for economic...

Author(s)
Delconte, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Authenticity versus development: tourism to the hill tribes of Thailand.

This chapter contributes a case study that focuses on the extent to which tourism leads to local development or whether the tourists' quest for authenticity holds back development. By using the hill tribes of Northern Thailand as a representative case, the study highlights the need for governmental ...

Author(s)
Novelli, M.; Tisch-Rottensteiner, A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938130)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Development of tourism in Arctic Canada.

This chapter traces tourism development in Arctic Canada at the time when the Nunavut had recently attained self-government, proving valuable lessons in achieving economic self-sufficiency. The chapter concludes that the future for tourism in Nunavut is promising, but continuing community and...

Author(s)
Robbins, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cultural policy and urban restructuring in Chicago.

This chapter examines how Chicago, a city in the USA that previously was dependent on the manufacturing industry, has sought to improve its economic position and raise its national and international profile via locally-driven strategies focused on facilitating the physical, economic and cultural...

Author(s)
Spirou, C.
ISBN
2006 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845931308)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism, culture and regeneration.

This book examines the destinations and sites that are being created for tourists, as well as for local people within an urban regeneration context, with a particular focus on tourism's relationship to urban regeneration and cultural development. It examines the impact of such developments on a...

Author(s)
Smith, M. K.
ISBN
2006 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845931308)
Type
Book

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