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Publisher: CABI
ISBN10: 085199704X ISBN13: 9780851997049 LCC: G155 Edition: (electronic bk.)

Summary

This multi-author book covers tourism and development issues from less developed societies and countries from around the world, with chapters on specific regions and specific themes that emerge from the interaction of tourism with such societies.

Notes

Contents; Notes on Contributors; Preface; 1 Less Developed Countries and Tourism: the Overall Pattern; 2 Tourism and Less Developed Countries: Key Issues; 3 Tourism Challenges in Developing Nations: Continuity and Change at the Millennium; 4 Human Resources in Tourism Development: African Perspectives; 5 Tourism in the Southern Common Market: MERCOSUL; 6 Tourism and Development in Communist and Post-communist Societies; 7 Tourism Development in China: the Dilemma of Bureaucratic Decentralization and Economic Liberalization. 8 Japan and Tourism in the Pacific Rim: Locating a Sphere of Influence in the Global Economy9 Indian Tourism: Policy, Performance and Pitfalls; 10 The Journey: an Overview of Tourism and Travel in the Arab/Islamic Context; 11 Mass Tourism and Alternative Tourism in the Caribbean; 12 Resort-based Tourism on the Pleasure Periphery; 13 Child Sex Tourism in Thailand; 14 Community-based Ecotourism, Social Exclusion and the Changing Political Economy of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa; 15. Electronic reproduction.Available via World Wide Web.

Classification

  • LCC: G155

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: 284 p.
  • Edition Info: (electronic bk.)

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