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Cover for Gaming in the USA: historical development, controversies and current status.

This chapter delineates major controversies surrounding casino gaming development. It is argued that despite the proliferation of casinos, especially in the USA, whenever and wherever casino gaming legislation has been introduced and discussed, heated debates arise between gaming's advocates and...

Author(s)
Moufakkir, O.; Holecek, D. F.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938130)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ethical issues in trophy hunting.

Discussing the controversies surrounding wildlife tourism and trophy hunting, this chapter offers an overview of the definitional dilemmas with which this 'leisure activity' is faced. It then presents arguments in support of this activity and arguments against it, and looks at trophy hunting from...

Author(s)
Dobson, J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938130)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Of ethics, leisure and tourism: the 'serious fun of doing tourism'.

This chapter discusses the nature of freedom in leisure and tourism. Discussing the moralization of tourism, it proposes that while some authors are enthusiastic about this moralizing drive for a more ethically oriented tourism, others have criticized the oversimplification of this moralization,...

Author(s)
Moufakkir, O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938130)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This chapter presents an overview of the multitude of controversies inherent in tourism and introduces the contents of this book.

Author(s)
Moufakkir, O.; Burns, P. M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938130)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Controversies in tourism.

This book makes a contribution to the understanding of tourism controversies. Its purpose is to provide a platform for open debate and intellectual discourse with a variety of views on perceived controversies or manifest conflicts firstly within tourism (endogenous controversies), but also in the...

Author(s)
Moufakkir, O.; Burns, P. M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938130)
Type
Book