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Controversies in tourism

Author: Omar Moufakkir; Peter Burns
Publisher: Wallingford, Oxfordshire ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, ©2012.
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This book makes a contribution to the understanding of tourism controversies. Its purpose is to provide a platform for open debate and intellectual discourse with a variety of views on perceived controversies or manifest conflicts firstly within tourism (endogenous controversies), but also in the multidimensional contexts of environment and civil society (exogenous contexts). The focus of the book is on established  Read more...
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Controversies in tourism.
Wallingford, Oxfordshire ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, ©2012
(DLC) 2011026536
(OCoLC)741103443
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Omar Moufakkir; Peter Burns
OCLC Number: 773195152
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 266 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Of Ethics, Leisure and Tourism: The 'Serious Fun of Doing Tourism' / O. Moufakkir --
A Common Tourism Policy for the European Union: A Historical Perspective / S. Mehter Aykin --
Authenticity and Commodification: The Selling of Mayan Culture in Mexico's Mayan Riviera / A.E. Papanicolaou --
Authenticity Versus Development: Tourism to the Hill Tribes of Thailand / M. Novelli and A. Tisch-Rottensteiner --
Controversies in Medical Tourism / D.G. Vequist IV, M. Guiry and B. Ipock --
Ethical Issues in Trophy Hunting / J. Dobson --
Ecotourism: A Maturing Discourse with Some Established Controversy / S.W. Boyd --
Ethnic Panopticon: A Controversy in Aboriginal Tourism / P.F. Xie --
Gaming in the USA: Historical Development, Controversies and Current Status / O. Moufakkir and D.F. Holecek --
Golf Tourism: The Case of Cyprus / N. Boukas, G. Boustras and A. Sinka --
Residential Tourism or Lifestyle Migration: Social Problems Linked to the Non-Definition of the Situation / R. Huete and A. Mantecon --
Surrealist Pilgrims, Melting Clocks in Marble Halls: Dark Tourism for a Postmodern World / D. Craig and C. Thompson --
The Golden Jubilee of Independence and Panafest in Ghana: 'All that Glitters is not Gold' / E. Addo --
The Ideological Role of Intergovernmental Organizations in the Promotion of International Tourism / J. Ferraz --
The Paradoxes of Tourism Encounters in the Mass Tourism Spaces of the Gambia / H. Pattison --
Tourism or Conservation? A Controversy in Chitwan National Park, Nepal / K. Bhandari --
Volunteer Tourism: Commodified Trend or New Phenomenon? / A.M. Benson and S. Wearing.
Responsibility: edited by Omar Moufakkir and Peter M. Burns.

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Controversies involving clashes between visitors and host communities, the rights and wrongs of eco-tourism, the impacts of mega-events, the legitimacy of dark tourism, and the costs and benefits of  Read more...

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