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New issues in polar tourism : communities, environments, politics

Author: Dieter K Müller; Linda Lundmark; Raynald Harvey Lemelin; International Polar Tourism Research Network. Conference
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"New Issues in Polar Tourism traces and analyzes a decade of growing interest in the polar regions, and the consequent challenges and opportunities of increasing tourist traffic in formerly remote and seldom-visited places. The book arises from the recently-formed International Polar Tourism Research Network (IPTRN), and documents the outcomes of its 2010 conference, held at Sweden's Abisko Scientific Research
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dieter K Müller; Linda Lundmark; Raynald Harvey Lemelin; International Polar Tourism Research Network. Conference
ISBN: 9789400758834 9400758839 9789400758841 9400758847
OCLC Number: 813947939
Notes: Outgrowth of the second International Polar Tourism Research Network (IPTRN) conference held in 2010 at Abisko Scientific Research Station, Sweden. Cf. pref. and p. [4] of cover.
Description: xiv, 224 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Looking back, venturing forward : challenges for academia, community and industry in polar tourism research / Patrick T. Maher --
What is Arctic tourism, and who should define it? / Arvid Viken --
Narrative frameworks of consideration : horizontal and vertical approaches to conceptualising the sub-Antarctic / Eric J. Shelton --
Reaching consensus on Antarctic tourism regulation / Kees Bastmeijer and Machiel Lamers --
The effectiveness of environmental impact assessments on visitor activity in the Ross Sea region of Antarctica / Tanya A. O'Neill, Megan R. Balks, and Jerónimo López-Martínez --
German tourism activities in the Antarctic area : a governmental perspective / Manuela Krakau and Heike Herata --
The wild north : network cooperation for sustainable tourism in a fragile marine environment in the Arctic region / Sandra Magdalena Granquist and Per Åke Nilsson --
Tourism resolving crisis? : exploring tourism development in Iceland in the wake of economic recession / Gunnar Thór Jóhannesson and Edward H. Huijbens --
A (ski) trip into the future : climate change and winter tourism in polar Sweden in 2040 / Patrick Brouder and Linda Lundmark --
Conflicting discourses in tourism development : a case of Kilpisjärvi Village, Finnish Lapland / Tuukka Mäkitie and Anna-Liisa Ylisirniö --
Will "free entry into the forest" remain? : argumentation analysis of Finnish and Swedish discussions on everyman's rights / Seija Tuulentie and Outi Rantala --
National parks for tourism development in sub-Arctic areas : curse or blessing? : the case of a proposed national park in northern Sweden / Dieter K. Müller --
Indigenous people : discussing the forgotten dimension of dark tourism and battlefield tourism / Raynald H. Lemelin, Anna Thompson-Carr, Margaret Johnston, Emma Stewart, and Jackie Dawson.
Responsibility: Dieter K. Müller, Linda Lundmark, Raynald H. Lemelin, editors.

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