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Cover for Tourism and gender: embodiment, sensuality and experience.

This book seeks to advance feminist and gender tourism studies with its focus on embodiment. Broad themes include: the construction of narratives; how discourses of desire, sensuality and sexuality pervade the tourism experience; the use of the body to represent femininity, masculinity and...

Author(s)
Pritchard, A.; Morgan, N.; Ateljevic, I.; Harris, C.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932718)
Type
Book
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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
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Cover for The Olympic Games: a social science perspective.

This book looks at the past, present and future of the Olympic Games; and addresses various social issues concerning the Olympic Movement, including politics and nationalism, mass media, doping, the place of women, as well as the economics and financing of the Games. This second edition consists of ...

Author(s)
Toohey, K.; Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933463)
Type
Book
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Cover for International research on natural resource management: advances in impact assessment.

This book is addressed to scientists, researchers, development specialists and policy makers who deal with natural resources and agriculture in the developing countries. It aims to (1) provide evidence of the impact of natural resource management research (NRMR) in the CGIAR; (2) establish a...

Author(s)
Waibel, H.; Zilberman, D.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845932831)
Type
Book
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Cover for The global theme park industry.

This book provides an understanding of the nature and function of theme parks as spaces of entertainment, with an analysis of their operation and management strategies. It also portrays the impacts of theme parks as global competitive actors, agents of global development and cultural symbols,...

Author(s)
Clavé, S. A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932084)
Type
Book
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Cover for Prospects for polar tourism.

This book examines polar tourism in its environmental, economic and cultural settings and explores the potential for growth as well as essential management for sustainability. It has 17 chapters organized in 4 parts under the following headings: (i) tourism and the polar environment; (ii) economic...

Author(s)
Snyder, J. M.; Stonehouse, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book
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Cover for Religious tourism and pilgrimage festivals management: an international perspective.

Describing practical applications, models and case studies, this book provides an insight into the management of religious tourism, covering both ancient sacred sites and emerging destinations. It examines the relationships between religion and tourism and explores the pressures on sacred spaces to ...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Morpeth, N. D.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932251)
Type
Book
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Cover for Understanding western tourists in developing countries.

This book provides an analysis of Western tourists who travel in developing countries for holiday purposes, enabling suppliers to be aware of and help meet their demands while maximizing economic benefits, minimizing undesired social and cultural impacts, and developing sustainable products and...

Author(s)
Egmond, T. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931957)
Type
Book
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Cover for Marine ecotourism: between the devil and the deep blue sea.

This book (i) describes the patterns and processes of marine ecotourism (its context, resources, and the attractions and activities); (ii) examines the primary stakeholders and interests in marine ecotourism (coastal communities, marine ecotourists, marine nature, and the marine ecotourism...

Author(s)
Cater, C.; Cater, E.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932596)
Type
Book
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Cover for Quality assurance and certification in ecotourism.

This book explores solutions to the problems of inconsistency and even exploitation of the term ecotourism through examples, case studies, and a discussion of quality control and certification. The first part of the book (chapters 2-8) moves the reader through the spectrum of quality assurance...

Author(s)
Black, R.; Crabtree, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932374)
Type
Book

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