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              Tourism and National Parks: International Perspectives on Development, Histories and Change
                 

              Tourism and National Parks: International Perspectives on Development, Histories and Change (Paperback)

              Edited by Frost, Warwick; Hall, C. Michael

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              In 1872 Yellowstone was established as a National Park. The name caught the public's imagination and by the close of the century, other National Parks had been declared, not only in the USA, but also in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. Yet as it has spread, the concept has evo...lved and diversified. In the absence of any international controlling body, individual countries have been free to adapt the concept for their own physical, social and economic environments. Some have established national parks to protect scenery, others to protect ecosystems or wildlife. Tourism has also been a fundamental component of the national parks concept from the beginning and predates ecological justifications for national park establishment though it has been closely related to landscape conservation rationales at the outset. Approaches to tourism and visitor management have varied. Some have stripped their parks of signs of human settlement, while increasingly others are blending natural and cultural heritage, and reflecting national identities. This edited volume explores in detail, the origins and multiple meanings of National Parks and their relationship to tourism in a variety of national contexts. It consists of a series of introductory overview chapters followed by case study chapters from around the world including insights from the US, Canada, Australia, UK, Spain, France, Sweden, Indonesia, China and Southern Africa. Taking a global comparative approach, this book examines how and why national parks have spread and evolved, how they have been fashioned and used, and the integral role of tourism within national parks. The volume's focus on the long standing connection between tourism and national parks; and the changing concept of national parks over time and space give the book a distinct niche in the national parks and tourism literature. The volume is expected to contribute not only to tourism and national park studies at the upper level undergraduate and graduate leve
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              ISBN 9781138867192
              Released NZ 7 Apr 2015
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility
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              Political Economy of Tourism: A Critical Perspective
               

              Political Economy of Tourism: A Critical Perspective (Hardback)

              Edited by Mosedale, Jan

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              Brings together different theoretical perspectives and discourse in political economy related to tourism. This title provides insights and alternative critical perspectives from political economy theory to expand discussions of tourism development and policy in the future.

              ISBN 9780415548021
              Released NZ 17 Dec 2010
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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              Series Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility
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              Children's and Families' Holiday Experience
                

              Children's and Families' Holiday Experience (Hardback)

              By Carr, Neil

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              Considers the active social role of children (0-18) and parents in shaping the nature of the family holiday experience. This book offers insights into the holiday desires, expectations and experiences of children and the families' tourism behaviour. It traces the modern history o...f the demand for and provision of holidays for children and families.
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              ISBN 9780415545433
              Released NZ 8 Feb 2011
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              Tourism in China: Policy and Development Since 1949
               

              Tourism in China: Policy and Development Since 1949 (Hardback)

              By Airey, David; Chong, King

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              Tourism in China has grown rapidly since the country started implementing its open-door policy in 1978. Tourism development is now an essential agenda item for the Chinese government's plan for economic & social growth. Policy and policy-making for tourism therefore provides the ...essential background to understand tourism development in China. This is the first book to set the development of tourism in China since 1949 in its policy context. Underpinned by a strong conceptual framework, this systematic study of China contributes to an in-depth understanding of how public policy-making for tourism works and how it affects the development of tourism in the real world. The text explores tourism policy during three distinct leadership periods since creation of the People's Republic of China in 1949: Mao Zedong (1949-1978); Deng Xiaoping (1978-1997) and the Collective Leadership Era (1997-the present). The attitudes and values of leaders and central government agencies towards tourism are considered, as well as the interactions of ideological orthodoxies, socioeconomic conditions and institutions in their influence on national policy-making and tourism development. A separate chapter is devoted to policy-making in China's two Special Administrative Regions, Hong Kong and Macau, as well as Taiwan due to its political separation from the Mainland, and Tibet, given its distinctive characteristics. Drawing on China's experience over 60 years the book concludes with both theoretical and practical implications for tourism policy-making. This timely volume offers important insights into China's Tourism as well as contributing to a wider pattern of debates about the respective roles of government policy and the market in the past and future. The material draws on exclusive in-depth interviews with key informants in China and on government documents and official sources not generally available in the international literature. This will be of interest to higher level students, acad
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              ISBN 9780415548090
              Released NZ 13 Apr 2011
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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              Fieldwork in Tourism: Methods, Issues and Reflections
                

              Fieldwork in Tourism: Methods, Issues and Reflections (Hardback)

              Edited by Hall, Michael C.

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              The inherent mobility of tourists and consequent relative ephemerality of contact between the visitor and the visited tourism phenomenon have specific characteristics that challenge the usual fieldwork practices of the social and physical sciences. This book focuses on this compo...nent of contemporary tourist research.
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              ISBN 9780415589192
              Released NZ 8 Sep 2010
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              Last Chance Tourism: Adapting Tourism Opportunities in a Changing World
                

              Last Chance Tourism: Adapting Tourism Opportunities in a Changing World (Hardback)

              Edited by Lemelin, Harvey; Dawson, Jackie; Stewart, Emma J.

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              Emma Stewart Emma is a Senior Lecturer in tourism and parks at Lincoln University, New Zealand Concerns over vanishing destinations such as the Great Barrier Reef, the Everglades of Florida, the ice cap on Mt. Kilimanjaro, and the Maldives have prompted some travel operators and ...tour agencies to recommend these destinations to consumers before they disappear. This travel trend has been reported as: a ~disappearing tourism, a (TM) a ~doom tourism, a (TM) and most commonly a ~last-chance tourisma (TM) where tourists explicitly seek vanishing landscapes or seascapes, and/or disappearing natural and/or social heritage. However, despite this increasing form of travel there has been little examination in the academic literature of lasta chance tourism phenomenon. This is the first book to empirically examine and evaluate this contemporary tourism development providing a new angle on the effects of global change and pressures of visitation on tourism destinations. It aims to develop the conceptual definition of last-chance tourism, examine the ethics surrounding this type of travel, and provide case studies highlighting this form of tourism in different regions. In particular it critically reviews the advantages of publicizing these vulnerable destinations to raise awareness and promote conservation efforts, but also the issue of attracting more tourists seeking to undergo such experiences before they are gone forever, accelerating the negative impacts. It further examines current trends, discusses escalating challenges, and highlight future opportunities. This timely volume is multi-authored, multi-disciplinary featuring some of the leading researchers in the fields of leisure, tourism, anthropology, geography, and sociology and draws on international range of case studies. It will be of interest to students, researchers and academics interested in Tourism, Environmental Studies and Development Studies.
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              ISBN 9780415618236
              Released NZ 30 Nov 2011
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility
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              Tourism in Brazil: Environment, Management and Segments
               

              Tourism in Brazil: Environment, Management and Segments (Hardback)

              Edited by Lohmann, Gui; Dredge, Dianne

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              Since the 1990s, tourism has become not only a major economic activity in Brazil, but has also attracted many educational and research interests. Growing interest about Brazil is in part related to the growing prominence of the country as an new economic power as well as the risi...ng numbers of international tourists and increase in domestic tourism. In addition Brazil will be hosting two major sport events in the years ahead, i.e. the Soccer World Cup, in 2014, and the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, in 2016. Brazil offers many cultural and natural attractions but similarly to many other developing countries, it still struggles to take advantage of tourism due to the lack of infrastructure and social and economic conditions that inhibit the proper planning and development of tourism in Brazil. This book provides a full examination of tourism in Brazil, by critically reviewing its development, management and social and economic issues the country faces to further develop tourism in this region with a particular focus on the major sports events that it will be hosting in the near future. By doing so the book considers important development issues such as reducing the impacts of tourism on the environment & community, transport infrastructure and how destinations can rebrand themselves to intended markets. These issues are explored from a wide range of tourism destination examples from nature based to more cultural and heritage sites. Where possible the book also makes comparisons to tourism development in other developing countries to offer insight into Brazil's future development in terms of tourism. Based on cutting edge research conducted by Brazilian academics, this original and timely book will be of interest to students, researchers and academics in the areas of Tourism, Geography and related disciplines.
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              ISBN 9780415674324
              Released NZ 1 Jun 2012
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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              Adventure Tourism: Meanings, experience and learning
               

              Adventure Tourism: Meanings, experience and learning (Paperback)

              Edited by Taylor, Steve; Varley, Peter; Johnston, Tony

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              Adventure tourism is an increasingly widespread phenomenon, appealing to an expanding proportion of the population who seek new destinations and new experiences. This timely, edited volume offers new theoretical perspectives of this emerging subset of Tourism. it uses philosophic...al and cutting edge empirically grounded research to challenge existing thinking and develop the conceptual framework underpinning definitions of adventure, interrogating the adventure tourism experience and further building upon recent advances in adventure education. The book brings together adventure literature from range of disciplines and applies it to focused study of Adventure Tourism. By doing so it significantly furthers understanding and moves forward this development of this area of Tourism. This significant volume is written by leading academics in the area, and will be valuable reading for all those interested in Adventure Tourism.
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              ISBN 9781138081741
              Released NZ 24 May 2017
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              Peace through Tourism: Promoting Human Security Through International Citizenship
               

              Peace through Tourism: Promoting Human Security Through International Citizenship (Paperback)

              Edited by Blanchard, Lynda-ann; Higgins-Desbiolles, Freya

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              Peace through tourism refers to a body of analysis which suggests tourism may contribute to cross-cultural understanding, tolerance and even peace between communities and nations. What has been largely missing to date is a sustained critique of the potential and capacities of tou...rism to foster global peace. This timely volume fills this void, by providing a critical look at tourism in order to ascertain its potential as a social force to promote human rights, justice and peace. It presents an alternative characterisation of the possibilities for peace through tourism: embedding an understanding of the phenomenon in a deep grounding in multi-disciplinary perspectives and envisioning tourism in the context of human rights, social justice and ecological integrity. Such an approach engages the ambivalence and dichotomy of views held on peace tourism by relying on a pedagogy of peace. It integrates a range of perspectives from scholars from many disciplinary backgrounds, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), tourism industry operators and community, all united by an interest in critical approaches to understanding peace through tourism. Additionally diverse geo-political contexts are represented in this book from the USA, India, Japan, Israel, Palestine, Kenya, the Koreas, Indonesia, East Timor and Indigenous Australia. Written by leading academics, this groundbreaking book will provide students, researchers and academics a sustained critique of the potential and capacities of tourism to foster global peace.
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              ISBN 9781138081888
              Released NZ 25 May 2017
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              Tourism and War
               

              Tourism and War (Paperback)

              Edited by Butler, Richard; Suntikul, Wantanee

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              This is the first volume to fully explore the complex relationship between war and tourism by considering its full range of dynamics; including political, psychological, economic and ideological factors at different levels, in different political and geographical locations. Issue...s of peace and tourism are dealt with insofar as they pertain to the effects of war on tourism that emerge after the cessation of hostilities. The book therefore reveals how not only location, but also political strategies, accidents of history, transportation linkages, and economic expediency all have played their role in the development and continuation of tourism before, during, and after wartime. It further show how the effects of war are seldom if ever simply a negation or reversal of the effects of peace on tourism. The volume draws on a range of examples, from medieval times to the present, to reveal the multi-faceted development of tourism amidst and because of conflict in a wide variety of locations, including the Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, North America, Africa and South East Asia, showing the diverse ways in which tourism and war interacts. In doing so it explores how some locations have been developed as tourist attractions primarily because of war and conflict, e.g. as resting and training places for troops, and others flourished because of the threat of danger from conflicts to more traditional tourist locations. This thought provoking volume contributes to the understanding of the interrelationships between war, peace and tourism in many different parts of the world at different scales. It will be valuable reading for all those interested in this topic as well as dark tourism, battlefield tourism and heritage tourism.
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              ISBN 9781138081673
              Released NZ 24 May 2017
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