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Tourism and responsibility : perspectives from Latin America and the Caribbean

Author: Martin Mowforth; Clive Charlton; Ian Munt
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2008.
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This book discusses the responsibility of tourism activities in Latin America and the Caribbean. It considers issues such as the reduction of poverty through tourism and the conflict between increasing volumes of air travel spent in our continuing search for pleasure and the resulting contribution to global warming. Two major themes run through the chapters are power and development. The relationship between  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mowforth, Martin.
Tourism and responsibility.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2008
(OCoLC)754530629
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Mowforth; Clive Charlton; Ian Munt
ISBN: 9780415423649 9780415423663 9780203934401 0415423643 041542366X 0203934407
OCLC Number: 123136460
Description: xii, 243 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Global politics, power and play: the macro level of responsibility --
Local politics, poverty and tourism: the micro level of responsibility --
Tourism and the environment: eco by name, eco by nature? --
Indigenous peoples and tourism in Latin America and the Caribbean --
Urban tourism: the heart of darkness? --
Sexual exploitation through tourism --
Power and responsibility in tourism: know your place.
Responsibility: Martin Mowforth, Clive Charlton and Ian Munt.
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