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Cover for Ecotourism and conservation in the Americas.

This book with 9 parts contains 16 chapters on ecoutourism and conservation in the Americas. The book aims to fulfill its mission, and to offer professionals in conservation and ecotourism organizations, non-governmental organizations and government offices, particularly in the USA and Latin...

Author(s)
Stronza, A.; Durham, W. H.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934002)
Type
Book
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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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Cover for Tourism and mobilities: local-global connections.

This book aims to communicate a series of ideas grounded in present discussions on how 'mobility studies' can help enrich and enlighten the understanding of tourism in the context of the current trend of increasing globalization. Bringing together theoretical and practical issues, this edited...

Author(s)
Burns, P. M.; Novelli, M.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934040)
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 development: growth, myths and inequalities.

Making an empirical contribution to the understanding of tourism as a development mechanism in poor regions and countries, this book looks at the successes and paradoxes of tourism in this role and considers why tourism as a catalyst for economic development can be a controversial device. It offers ...

Author(s)
Burns, P.; Novelli, M.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934255)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism management: analysis, behaviour and strategy.

This book provides in-depth empirical reports on specific topics within five general areas of tourism management and marketing: (1) scanning and sense making; (2) planning; (3) implementing; (4) evaluating actions/process and performance outcomes; and (5) administering. Offering descriptions, tools ...

Author(s)
Woodside, A. G.; Martin, D.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933234)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism, recreation and sustainability: linking culture and the environment.

This book is designed to illustrate many of the issues and approaches associated with sustainable tourism development, policy and research. Included are case studies of tourism development using both quantitative and qualitative methods, analytical frameworks for managing tourism and chapters...

Author(s)
McCool, S. F.; Moisey, R. N.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934705)
Type
Book
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Cover for Marine wildlife and tourism management: insights from the natural and social sciences.

This book seeks to underscore the need for scientific approaches to first understanding and then managing tourist interactions with marine wildlife. It draws upon the work of leading natural and social scientists whose work serves the interests of sustainable wildlife-based marine tourism. Thus...

Author(s)
Higham, J.; Lück, M.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933456)
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 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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