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Tourism at the grassroots : villagers and visitors in the Asia-Pacific

Author: John Connell; Barbara Rugendyke
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2008.
Series: Routledge studies in contemporary geographies of leisure, tourism, and mobility.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays focuses on both the interactions between tourists and villagers, and the impacts of tourism at the local level, considering economic, social, cultural and environmental changes.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Connell; Barbara Rugendyke
ISBN: 9780415405553 0415405556 9780203938027 020393802X 9781138010512 1138010510
OCLC Number: 163614120
Description: xviii, 287 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Tourism and local people in the Asia-Pacific region / John Connell and Barbara Rugendyke --
Another (unintended) legacy of Captain Cook? : The evolution of Rapanui (Easter Island) tourism / Grant McCall --
Moderate expectations and benign exploitation : tourism on the Sepik River, Papua New Guinea / Eric Kline Silverman --
'Everything is truthful here' : custom village tourism in Tanna, Vanuatu / Prue Robinson and John Connell --
The whole nine villages : local-level development through mass tourism in Tibetan China / Kelly Dombroski --
Weapons of the workers : employees in the Fiji hotel scene / Yoko Kanemasu --
On the beach : small-scale tourism in Samoa / Regina Scheyvens --
After the bomb in a Balinese village / Susan Tarplee --
Sustainability and security : Lombok hotels' link with local communities / Fleur Fallon --
Priorities, people and preservation : nature-based tourism at Cuc Phuong National Park, Vietnam / Barbara Rugendyke and Nguyen Thi Son --
Communities on edge : conflicts over community tourism in Thailand / Tim Wong --
Community-based ecotourism in Thailand / Anucha Leksakundilok and Philip Hirsch --
Ecotourism and indigenous communities : the Lower Kinabatagan experience / Rajanathan Rajaratnam, Caroline Pang and Isabelle Lackman-Ancrenaz --
Adventures, picnics and nature conservation : ecotourism in Malaysian national parks / Norman Backhaus --
Marginal people and marginal places? / Barbara Rugendyke and John Connell.
Series Title: Routledge studies in contemporary geographies of leisure, tourism, and mobility.
Responsibility: edited by John Connell and Barbara Rugendyke.
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1. Tourism and Local People in the Asia-Pacific Region -- 2. Another (Unintended) Legacy of Captain Cook?: The Evolution of Rapanui (Easter Island) Tourism -- 3. Moderate Expectations and Benign Exploration: Tourism in Papua New Guinea -- 4. 'Everything is Truthful Here': Custom Village Tourism in Tanna, Vanuatu -- 5. The Whole Nine Villages: Local Level Development through Mass Tourism in Tibetan China -- 6. Weapons of the Workers: Employees in the Fiji Hotel Scene -- 7. On the Beach: Small-Scale Tourism in Samoa -- 8. After the Bomb in a Balinese Village -- 9. Sustainability and Security: Employing Local People in Lombok Hotels, Indonesia -- 10. Priorities, People and Preservation: Nature-Based Tourism at Cuc Phuong National Park, Vietnam -- 11. Communities on Edge: Conflicts over Community Tourism in Thailand -- 12. Community-Based Ecotourism in Thailand -- 13. Ecotourism and Indigenous Communities: The Lower Kinabatangan Experience in Borneo -- 14. Adventures, Picnics and Nature Tourism: Ecotourism in Malaysian National Parks -- 15. Marginal People and Marginal Places?

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"Should be useful to tourism researchers and planners in the Asia-Pacific and beyond....Recommended." - Choice, March 2009"Connell and Rugendyke's introduction helpfully enumerates the problems with Read more...

 
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