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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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Cover for Tourism and inequality: problems and prospects.

This book seeks to make a contribution to the tourism and inequality debate, not only through its investigation of how and why tourism contributes to and reflects social inequality, but also through its exploration of the ways in which tourism can be a means to reduce social inequality or alleviate ...

Author(s)
Cole, S.; Morgan, N.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936624)
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 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 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 Tourism consumption and representation: narratives of place and self.

This book addresses some new developments in approaches towards tourism analysis that focus on the interface between the production and consumption of tourist space, the narratives that are created around specific sites and specific forms of tourist activity, and the ways in which these are...

Author(s)
Meethan, K.; Anderson, A.; Miles, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851996783)
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 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
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Cover for The tourist as a metaphor of the social world.

This book includes 15 papers selected from the presentations that were delivered at the 15th World Congress of the International Sociological Association. These papers were prepared for that organization's research committee on international tourism, which took as its overall theme 'the tourist as...

Author(s)
Dann, G. M. S.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996066)
Type
Book

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