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Shaw, Gareth Critical Issues in Tourism
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Shaw, Gareth

Critical Issues in Tourism

A Geographical Perspective

€ 160.55


  • Explains how tourism is reshaping human and physical environments.

  • Centred around the concepts of the production and consumption of tourism.

  • Updated to keep up with recent changes in tourism geography.

  • New sections include a chapter on the complexities of sustainable tourism.
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Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
List of Tables
viii
List of Boxes
xi
List of Figures
xiii
List of Plates
xv
Preface to the Second Edition xvi
PART I An Approach to Tourism 1(48)
Introduction
3(23)
Tourism, Leisure, and Mobility: Definitions and Relationships
3(8)
Tourism and Leisure: Economy, Society, and Culture
11(11)
Production and Consumption: An Approach to Critical Issues
22(4)
The International Dimension
26(23)
Torism and Globalization
26(2)
Tourism and Leisure: Internationalization and Globalization
28(7)
The Globalization of Business and Business Tourism
35(7)
Tourism and the Less Developed Countries
42(7)
PART II Access to Tourism Consumption 49(60)
Social Access to Tourism and Leisure
51(25)
Socio-economic Change and Leisure Development
51(4)
New Forms of Tourism Consumption
55(3)
Inequalities in Tourism and Leisure Access
58(5)
Leisure Patterns and Constraints on Leisure Participation
63(6)
The Disadvantaged Tourist
69(2)
Improving Access to Leisure and Tourism: The Role of the State
71(5)
Tourist Motivation and Behavior
76(33)
In Search of the Tourist
76(8)
Tourists and Tourist Images
84(1)
Tourist Motivation and Decision-making
85(6)
Tourist Behavior: At the Scene of their Dreams
91(4)
Hosts and Guests: Perspectives on Tourist Cultures
95(4)
The Sociocultural Impact of Tourists
99(10)
PART III The Production of Tourism Services 109(80)
The Tourism and Leisure Industries
111(34)
The Tourism and Leisure Complex
111(2)
Commodification, Spatial Fixity, and Temporality
113(3)
A Question of Scale: Company Structures
116(5)
Internationalization and Transnational Corporations
121(6)
Packaging Paradise: The International Tour Companies
127(5)
State Intervention, Government, and Governance
132(5)
The Tourism Industry and International Trade
137(8)
Tourism and Entrepreneurship
145(20)
Tourism, Economic Development, and Entrepreneurial Activity: A Neglected Issue
145(6)
The Role of Entrepreneurship in Tourism Development
151(8)
The Nature and Characteristics of Tourism Entrepreneurs
159(6)
Tourism Employment and Labor Markets
165(24)
Employment in Tourism and Leisure
165(6)
Labor-force Composition: Flexibility and Internal-External Labor Markets
171(9)
The Social Construction of Labor Markets: Gender and Flexibility
180(1)
Migration, Labor Market Segmentation, and Informal Labor Markets
181(8)
PART IV Tourism Environments 189(132)
Tourism and Leisure Environments
191(20)
Typologies of Tourism and Leisure Environments
191(7)
Resort Cycles and Changes in Tourism Environments
198(4)
The Falsification of Place and Time in Leisure Environments
202(5)
Theming the Landscape
207(4)
Mass Tourism
211(33)
The Origins of Mass Tourism and Leisure
211(7)
Mass Tourism as a Form of Mass Consumption
218(8)
Mass Tourism: Contrasting Case Studies
226(13)
Changes in Tourism and Leisure: The End of Mass Tourism?
239(5)
Urban Tourism
244(29)
The Dimensions of Urban Tourism and Leisure
244(7)
The Tourist in the City
251(5)
Tourism, Urban Regeneration, and Place Marketing
256(8)
Hallmark Events and the City as Spectacle
264(4)
Selling the City: Who Benefits?
268(5)
Rural Tourism
273(23)
Tourism, Leisure, and Rural Areas
273(4)
The Changing Social Construction of Rural Tourism and Recreation
277(6)
Trouble in Paradise: Competition and Conflict in Rural Tourism
283(6)
Rural Economies and Restructuring: The Roles of Rural and Farm Tourism
289(7)
Tourism and the Environment: The Challenge of Sustainable Tourism
296(25)
Tourism and Environment Relationships
296(4)
The Sustainable Tourism Paradigm
300(4)
The Environmental Impact of Tourism
304(6)
Managing the Tourism Environment: Applying the Principles of Sustainable Tourism
310(8)
Sustainable Tourism and the Role of the State
318(3)
Tourism Internet Resources and Key Websites 321(5)
Recommended Reading 326(4)
Bibliography 330(37)
Index 367
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Hardback
392 pagina's
Januari 2001
712 gram
240 x 166 x 28 mm
Wiley-Blackwell us

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