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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 Vatican City: the smallest country on earth but probably the most visited.

This chapter examines the special situation of Vatican City and explores its transfrontier relations, and how these affect tourism in the microstate. Given its position in Rome, its popularity as a premier destination, and its constant flow of border crossings, Vatican City is probably the most...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243109)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for More than just a mountain: the Republic of San Marino.

This chapter examines the unique distinguishing characteristics of San Marino, as well as its international relations and how its statehood manifests in tourism.

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 Europe's Alpine mini state: the Principality of Liechtenstein.

This chapter focuses on the unique alpine microstate of Liechtenstein and how tourism manifests there. In particular, the chapter examines how Liechtenstein's transfrontier relations, particularly its special relationship with Switzerland, affect the country's tourism and socio-economic development.

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243109)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The Pyrenean co-principality of Andorra.

This chapter describes the unique characteristics of the microstate of Andorra and how it has utilized its matchless situation to become a success story among the mini microstates of Europe. Despite the obstacles the Pyrenees Mountains create for access and infrastructure development in the...

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

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