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Title:Tourism and Development in Tropical Islands: Political Ecology Perspectives
Price:GBP£50.00 (about USD$62.40)
ISBN:1843762579
Item ID:TP01-90420
Quantity:1
Publisher:Edward Elgar Publications, Cheltenham, 2003
Edition:First
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good
Edward Elgar Publications, 2003, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, First

Black cloth with dustwrapper. Previous owner's name to free endpaper, otherwise volume is as new. Ten case studies of tourism development on tropical islands apply political ecology approach (focused on the politics of environmental change) to investigating the motivations and roles of various actors in the development process and their impact on the environment in such places as the Cayman Islands, St. Lucia, Zanzibar (Tanzania), the Seychelles, Hainan (China), the Philippines, Bintan Island (Indonesia), and Ilha Grande (Brazil). Presented by Gössling (Department of Service Management, Lund U., Sweden), the studies take into account local actors such as villagers, tourists, tourist workers, and police; national political and economic actors; and international actors, including the World Trade Organization, nongovernmental organizations, and airline and hotel corporations. Size: Octavo. 304 pages. Category: Politics & Government; Business & Economics; Development; Sustainable Development; Travel & Places. ISBN: 1843762579. ISBN/EAN: 9781843762577. Library of Congress No: 2003049379. Dewey Code: 338.4/791/09142.
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