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Cover for Tourism and human rights.

This chapter examines the links between tourism and human rights. The rationale for tourism development in less economically developed countries is to bring economic prosperity and a better standard of living. Frequently, however, the right of freedom to travel for the rich impacts negatively on...

Author(s)
Cole, S.; Eriksson, J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936624)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Will Africa be left behind?

This chapter concentrates on the development lessons for the countries of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). It discusses several characteristics that distinguish these countries from the other low-income countries and least developed countries and that affected their economic growth in the last two...

Author(s)
Bigman, D.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933081)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Have the policies of economic development been 'pro-poor'?

This chapter reviews the development policies that have been promoted by the Washington Institutions and implemented in developing countries within the framework of the structural adjustment programmes. It examines the lessons from the experience with these policies in light of the very successful...

Author(s)
Bigman, D.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933081)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Has globalization been 'pro-poor'?

This chapter provides a general analysis of the impact of globalization on poverty, which shows how the changes in the 'identities' of the poor as an effect of different growth rates of different countries and subgroups within countries affect both the measure of global poverty and the measure of...

Author(s)
Bigman, D.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933081)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diverging views on globalization.

This chapter reviews the debate on the merits and demerits of globalization, i.e. whether globalization is good or not good for poor countries and poor people.

Author(s)
Bigman, D.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933081)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Globalization and the least developed countries: potentials and pitfalls.

This book evaluates the policies of least developed countries (LDCs) and the decisions that they now face against the backdrop of the changes in the structure of the global economy and in the globalization process itself. It analyses possible scenarios and alternative trade and growth policies that ...

Author(s)
Bigman, D.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933081)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism ecolabelling: certification and promotion of sustainable management.

The use of ecolabels and certification schemes in the tourist industry is reviewed. Over 70 schemes are described, from the developed countries of the Northern Hemisphere and Australia. Ways for widening the applicability and hence validity of these ecolables are suggested in conclusion. The book...

Author(s)
Font, X.; Buckley, R. C.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995069)
Type
Book

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