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Cover for Frameworks for tourist destinations.

This chapter reviews frameworks that have been taken from outside the tourism literature and applied to destinations, with a particular emphasis on the relationships between multiple interdependent actors. Six sets of frameworks are discussed: industrial districts, clusters, networks, systems,...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pro-poor tourism: a critique.

This chapter argues that the perception of pro-poor tourism (PPT) as a distinct (and small scale) variant of tourism involves conceptual and substantive problems. There is, indeed, a place for such tourism but it is not and will never be the alternative to mass tourism, which will continue as the...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mass tourism in a small world (co-authored with Richard Sharpley).

This chapter discusses the emergence of mass tourism, the general pattern of modern mass tourism, and the scholarly approaches to mass tourism. In the concluding section of the chapter, an outline of the key features of an ideal type of mass tourism is presented, in the hope that it can be used in...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction: motivation of the pilgrimage journey.

This chapter introduces the concept of pilgrimage, and reviews different theories and perspectives to understand the motivations of pilgrims.

Author(s)
Liutikas, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rethinking the animal in tourism studies.

This chapter first outlines a trend of change in the image of animals in several disciplines, which indicates the emergence of a paradigmatic shift in the treatment of animals and their relations to humans. It then discusses the apparent deficiencies in the study of tourist-animal relations, and...

Author(s)
Cohen, E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourist destinations: structure and synthesis.

This book focuses on the structure of destinations and draws together two approaches: one dealing with the spatial structure of destinations, the other with their organizational structure. Each of these approaches provides the scope to consider a broad range of destination features. The spatial...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Perspectives on destinations.

It took some time for the term destination to emerge in the literature and to be widely used. Moreover, as references to destinations became more frequent, differences developed in meaning and use. This trend is summarized in the first section of this chapter, which identifies commonly recurring...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourists, mobilities and paradigms.

This chapter establishes that the term 'paradigm' is inappropriately applied to tourism perspectives, which – despite claims to the contrary – have not been dominated by 'the discourse of authenticity'; rather, concepts initially developed by Western scholars studying Western tourism have...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The expression of identities in pilgrim journeys.

This chapter provides a theoretical framework of pilgrimage based on values and identities. An overview of the concept of values and identity reveals their inter-relationships and importance in a person's choices. Religiosity could be measured by different dimensions and indicators. However, a...

Author(s)
Liutikas, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conclusion: tourism and development in the face of uncertainty and chaos.

This concluding chapter suggests that the coronavirus crisis and its consequences can be considered from the perspective of chaos theory. This proposes that chaotic systems - including tourism - although subject to periods of disorder or chaos, inevitably self-organize into a new form of order and...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.; King, B.; Dieke, P. U. C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter

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