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Cover for Journeys of discovery in volunteer tourism: international case study perspectives.

This book explores the experiences of the volunteer tourist and the ensuing narratives between host and volunteer as it manifests in diverse and increasingly contested political international contexts. As such, this volume includes case studies conducted in 12 countries across six continents. The...

Author(s)
Lyons, K. D.; Wearing, S.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933807)
Type
Book
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Cover for International volunteer tourism: integrating travellers and communities.

This book revisits and further develops the topics and themes covered in Volunteer Tourism: Experiences That Make a Difference, written over 10 years ago. Concentrating on the experience of the volunteer tourist and the host community, this new edition builds on the view of volunteer tourism as a...

Author(s)
Wearing, S. L.; McGehee, N. G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936969)
Type
Book
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Cover for The host gaze in global tourism.

This book is about host-guest encounters in tourism, and specifically focuses on the host gaze. It identifies the aspects of the host gaze that distinguish it from the tourist gaze and from the conventional gaze encountered. It also identifies different types of host gazes and roles associated with ...

Author(s)
Moufakkir, O.; Reisinger, Y.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640211)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism, progress and peace.

The objectives of this book are threefold: (i) to identify and learn from examples of a positive relationship between tourism and peace; (ii) to make available the output of and to stimulate further academic research and scholarship focused on the tourism and peace proposition; and (iii) to move on ...

Author(s)
Moufakkir, O.; Kelly, I.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936778)
Type
Book
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Cover for Multiple dwelling and tourism: negotiating place, home and identity.

This book focuses on migration or the movement and people and examines multiple dwelling as a societal response to the major influences of increased mobility and amenity tourism (visiting or residing in high-quality landscapes such as mountains, beaches and forests for leisure experiences). It...

Author(s)
McIntyre, N.; Williams, D. R.; McHugh, K. E.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931209)
Type
Book
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Cover for Pink tourism: holidays of gay men and lesbians.

This book is a study of gay and lesbian tourism from, primarily, a marketing perspective, but it also examines how marketing activity engages with and affects social issues relating to homosexuality. The book covers: the nature of homosexuality and some features of gay and lesbian life that bear...

Author(s)
Hughes, H. L.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930769)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism and welfare: ethics, responsibility and sustained well-being.

This book provides an explanation, definition and critique of welfare in tourism with regard to issues such as ethics, tourist safety, human rights, ethnocentrism, cultural sensitivity, behaviour codes, green consumerism and perceptions of sustainability. Chapters cover the welfare of tourists,...

Author(s)
Hall, D.; Brown, F.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930660)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism in destination communities.

This book describes both the positive and negative effects of tourism on the destination community. It examines together many of the issues and critical concepts that pertain to the relationship between destination communities and tourism. These issues include economics, society and culture,...

Author(s)
Singh, S.; Timothy, D. J.; Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996110)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Building community capacity for tourism development.

This book seeks to improve an understanding of what happens when communities turn to, or are subjected to, tourism as a development strategy; use this knowledge to change the process of tourism planning and development in ways that will lead to improved outcomes for destination residents; address...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934477)
Type
Book

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