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Tourism and the less developed world : issues and case studies

Author: David Harrison
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : CABI Pub., ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The book provides essential reading for advanced students and researchers in tourism and development studies."--BOOK JACKET.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Harrison
ISBN: 0851994334 9780851994338
OCLC Number: 45699066
Description: xi, 272 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Less developed countries and tourism: the overall pattern / David Harrison --
Tourism and less developed countries: key issues / David Harrison --
Tourism challenges in developing nations: continuity and change at the millennium / Linda K. Richter --
Human resources in tourism development: African perspectives / Peter U.C. Dieke --
Tourism in the southern common market: MERCOSUL / Guiherme Santana --
Tourism and development in communist and post-communist societies / Derek R. Hall --
Tourism development in China: the dilemma of bureaucratic decentralization and economic liberalization / Alan A. Lew --
Japan and tourism in the pacific rim: locating a sphere of influence in the global economy / C. Michael Hall --
Indian tourism: policy, performance and pitfalls / Shalini Singh --
The journey: an overview of tourism and travel in the Arab/Islamic context / Heba Aziz --
Mass tourism and alternative tourism in the Caribbean --
Resort-based tourism on the pleasure periphery / Brian King --
Child sex tourism in Thailand / Heather Montgomery --
community-based ecotourism, social exclusion and the changing political economy of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa / Frank Brennan and Garth Allen --
Wallace's line: implications for conservation and ecotourism in Indonesia / Sheryl Ross and Geoffrey Wall --
Ecotourism development in the rural highlands of Fiji / Kelly S. Bricker.
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