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Cover for Conclusion: tourism and development in the face of uncertainty and chaos.

This concluding chapter suggests that the coronavirus crisis and its consequences can be considered from the perspective of chaos theory. This proposes that chaotic systems - including tourism - although subject to periods of disorder or chaos, inevitably self-organize into a new form of order and...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.; King, B.; Dieke, P. U. C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Human mobility and tourism development: a complex knot of enfolded mobilities.

This chapter advances two main arguments: first, that tourism and migration are strongly inter-related, and that this is due to both their shared structural determinants (for example, transport infrastructures) in the form of scapes, and to the enfolded nature of mobility. That is, individual...

Author(s)
Williams, A. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism as a development option: perspectives from the World Bank.

This chapter reflects primarily on the supply-side issues and on the reality of successfully harnessing tourism and achieving desired impacts in developing countries. Specifically, drawing on the experiences of the past three decades as well as a cohort of over 80 World Bank Group tourism-related...

Author(s)
Mann, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism and (sustainable) development: revisiting the theoretical divide.

This chapter revisits the theoretical relationship between tourism and development, within the framework of contemporary understandings of development objectives, processes and challenges and the necessary parameters of resource sustainability. Re-visioning development as prosperity, as opposed to...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reflections on 50 years of tourism and development.

The purpose of this chapter is to reflect on over 50 years of observation, engagement and practice of designing, implementing and monitoring tourism projects in developing countries. The focus of this activity was to use tourism to facilitate development objectives in these countries. Some...

Author(s)
Jenkins, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism in development: reflective essays.

As a contribution to a knowledge and understanding of tourism development, this book: (i) comprises reflective essays written by internationally-ranked scholars and tourism consultants with extensive experience, particularly in developing countries; (ii) considers extant themes, issues and...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism and development: from development theory to globalization.

This chapter explores the relationship of tourism to development. The emergence of development theory, tourism as viewed through the lens of development theory, and the globalization perspective are discussed.

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lao tourism and poverty alleviation: community-based tourism and the private sector [co-authored with <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Stephen schipani</i>].

Many less developed countries, supported by international organizations and aid agencies, continue to promote tourism as a tool for development and poverty alleviation. This chapter focuses on one country, the Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR), where such policies are prominent, to examine how ...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism, tradition and culture: a reflection on their role in development.

This book brings together a collection of the author's published material that reflects the role played by tourism in 'development', both in societies emerging from Western colonialism and in societies previously part of the Soviet system. The overarching theme looks at how, promoted as a tool for...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book
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

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