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Tourism and Development.
Author/Editor:    Sharpley, Richard. , Sharpley, Richard.
Publisher:    Sage Publications Ltd UK
Pubn Place:    UK
Binding:    hbk.
Physical Media:    book (4 vols)
Pages:    1296
Availability:    Already Published.
Pubn Year:    Aug 2015
LCC:    G155.A1
DDC:    338.4791
Price:    AUD 1,143.64 (ex. GST)
ISBN:   9781473912410
ISBN10:   1473912415
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Description: Fundamental to the study of tourism is the relationship between tourism anddevelopment. Tourism represents a major sector of the global economy and, assuch, is considered by many to be an effective driver of economic growth anddevelopment in destination areas. Importantly, however, most destinations facewhat has been referred to as a an ?development dilemma Whilst the benefitsafforded by tourism, including income, foreign exchange and government revenuegeneration, employment, economic linkages, infrastructural development andenvironmental enhancement, are recognised, so too are the negative consequencesof tourism development. This Major Work illustrates tourism and developmentthrough a collection of key papers which have contributed to knowledge of anddebates in this significant area of tourism studies. The literature is framed byan extensive introductory chapter which highlights the key concepts, themes anddebates. Volume One: The Tourism-Development Dilemma: The Benefits and Costs ofTourismVolume Two: Tourism and Sustainable DevelopmentVolume Three: TourismAlternativesVolume Four: Contemporary Tourism and Development Issues

Contents: VOLUME ONE: THE TOURISM-DEVELOPMENT DILEMMA: THE BENEFITS AND COSTS OF TOURISMTourism's Role in Economic Development: The Case Re-Examined - J. DiamondAssessing the Impacts of Travel and Tourism ? Measuring Economic Costs - DouglasFrechtling Tourism and Income Distribution in East Africa - Adam Blake TourismDevelopment and Economic Growth in Developing Countries - E. Ekanayake andAubrey Long A Conceptual Analysis of Tourism-Supported Employment Which Reducesthe Incidence of Exaggerated, Misleading Statistics about Jobs - Neil LeiperTourism and Environmental Integration. The Journey from Idealism to Realism - R.Dowling Global Environmental Consequences of Tourism - Stefan GösslingResidents' Perceptions of the Cultural Benefits of Tourism - Antonia Besculides,Martha Lee and Peter McCormick International Tourism and Cultural Change inSouth-East Asia - Robert Wood Social Impacts of Tourism: An Australian RegionalCase Study - Cesar Tovar and Michael Lockwood Host Perceptions of Tourism: AReview of the Research - Richard Sharpley Tourism and Development: Perplexity orPanacea? - Herbert Kariel Small Island Tourism: Development or Dependency? - R.Bastin Tourism, Capital and Place: Towards a Critical Geography of Tourism - S.Britton Tourism in Cyprus: Challenges and Opportunities - Richard Sharpley ThePolitical Economy of Tourism. - A. PleumaromVOLUME TWO: TOURISM AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Sustainable Tourism: An EvolvingGlobal Approach - Bill Bramwell and Bernard Lane Sustainable Tourism: Researchand Reality - Ralf Buckley Tourism, Environment and Sustainable Development -Richard Butler Ecotourism as Western Construct - Erlet Cater Environment,Economy and Society: Fitting Them Together into Sustainable Development - BobGiddings, Bill Hopwood and Geoff O'Brien Sustainable Tourism and the TouristicEcological Footprint - Colin Hunter The Intellectual History of Developmenttowards a Widening Potential Repertoire - Beniamin Knutsson SustainableDevelopment: A Critical Review - Sharachchandram Lélé Sustainable TourismDevelopment: A Critique - Zhenhua Liu Some Fundamental Truths about Tourism:Understanding Tourism's Social and Environmental Impacts - Bob McKercher AReview of Utopian Themes in Sustainable Development Discourse - John Harlow,Aaron Golub and Braden Allenby The Concept of Sustainable Development: ItsOrigins and Ambivalence - Carl Mitcham Ecotourism for Sustainable Development:Oxymoron or Plausible Strategy? - Susan Place Squaring the Circle? Some Thoughtson the Idea of Sustainable Development - John Robinson The Five Dimensions ofSustainability - Lucas Seghezzo Tourism and Sustainable Development: Exploringthe Theoretical Divide - Richard Sharpley The Growth and Spread of the Conceptof Sustainable Tourism: The Contribution of Institutional Initiatives to TourismPolicy - A. Torres-Delgado and F. PalomequeVOLUME THREE: TOURISM ALTERNATIVES Developing a Conceptual Framewor

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