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Managing and Adapting to Global Change in Tourism Places

Managing and Adapting to Global Change in Tourism Places

Articles originally published in Tourism geographies, volume 16, issue 3 (July 2014) and issue 5 (December 2014).

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ISBN 9781138859548
Barcode 9781138859548
Published 27 April 2015 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Hardback
Author(s) Edited by Lew, Alan A.
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ISBN-13 9781138859548
ISBN-10 1138859540
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint Routledge
Publication Date 27 April 2015
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) Edited by Lew, Alan A.
Category Tourism Industry
Environmental Engineering & Technology
Number of Pages 208
Dimensions Width: 171mm
Height: 248mm
Spine: 18mm
Weight 544g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
Library of Congress Tourism, Globalization, Tourism - Environmental aspects, Tourism - Social aspects
NBS Text Industrial Studies: General
ONIX Text General/trade;College/higher education
Dewey Code 338.4791
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Today, more than ever, communities need to develop resilience strategies to adapt to the varied and often unpredictable forces of global change. The focus of this collection of articles from Tourism Geographies is on global change in tourism places. Global change incorporates social and economic globalization, which is arguably the most important process to have shaped the development of modern tourism since the nineteenth century, and climate change, which is likely to be the most significant factor influencing human behavior and livelihood in the coming decades. The organization of these articles reflects a traditional geography approach, which starts with an emphasis the physical geography foundations of the human condition, especially through the issue of climate change. This is then broadened by a series of insightful comparative studies of how tourism communities react, adapt and relate to their changing natural and social conditions. This collection of papers addresses major issues and adaptive paths for tourism destinations as they face the challenges of our contemporary world. This bookw as published as a special issue of Tourism Geographies.

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Author's Bio

Alan A. Lew is a Professor in the Department of Geography, Planning, and Recreation at Northern Arizona University where he teaches courses in geography, urban planning and tourism. He is the founding editor-in-chief of the Tourism Geographies journal and has published several books on geography and tourism, including Tourism Geography, 3rd edition, with Stephen Williams. His interests and writings focus on tourism across East and Southeast Asia.

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