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Cover for Volunteer tourism: commodified trend or new phenomenon?

This chapter argues that volunteer tourism has become a global phenomenon, with market predictions indicating growth in both size and value and with this growth has come the inevitable controversies that surround new trends or phenomena. It explains that in examining this phenomenon there is a need ...

Author(s)
Benson, A. M.; Wearing, S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938130)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The paradoxes of tourism encounters in the mass tourism spaces of the Gambia.

This chapter visits the paradoxes of tourism encounters in Gambia, with a focus on the host gaze instead of the tourist gaze. Exploring the complexity of becoming a 'host' in Gambia, it (re)inscribes meaning to the term gaze with its (largely) one-dimensional utilization within tourism studies, and ...

Author(s)
Pattison, H.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938130)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Residential tourism or lifestyle migration: social problems linked to the non-definition of the situation.

This chapter explains the concept of residential tourism and its relationship with lifestyle migration by exploring the social problems associated with it identified in Alicante, Spain. It then puts forward a typology that may be helpful in dealing with the complexity of this situation, where the...

Author(s)
Huete, R.; Mantecón, A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938130)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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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
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Cover for A common tourism policy for the European Union: a historical perspective.

This chapter examines controversies related to a common tourism policy of the European Union. Most of the studies addressing the extent of the European Union's involvement in tourism and the depth of its tourism policy argue that the European Union must play a proactive role in tourism, while the...

Author(s)
Aykın, S. M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938130)
Type
Book chapter
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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

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