Tourism and the Less Developed World

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Januar 2004



Many less developed countries are expanding their tourism industries and these are seen to be crucial to their economic development. Yet such activities can also create social, cultural and environmental problems. This book provides a review of many of the key issues involved in tourism in developing countries and presents a range of case studies. These are interpreted from a perspective of the sociology and anthropology of development. Case study chapters are presented from Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America and Oceania. The book provides essential reading for advanced students and researchers in tourism and development studies.


Human Resources in Tourism Development: African Perspectives; Tourism and Development in Communist and Post-communist Societies; Tourism Development in China; Japan and Tourism in the Pacific Rim: Locating a Sphere of Influence in the Global Economy; Indian Tourism: Policy, Performance and Pitfalls; The Journey: An Overview of Travel and Tourism in the Arab Islamic Context; Mass Tourism and Alternative Tourism in the Caribbean; Child Sex Tourism in Thailand; Wallace's Line: Implications for Conservation and Ecotourism in Indonesia
EAN: 9780851998305
ISBN: 0851998305
Untertitel: illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CABI Publishing
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2004
Seitenanzahl: 288 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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