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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.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In two regions where tourism is of considerable economic importance, eastern Asia and the Pacific, there have been remarkably few studies of the impacts of tourism in rural areas. This title focuses  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Connell; Barbara Rugendyke
ISBN: 9780415405553 0415405556 9780203938027 020393802X 9781138010512 1138010510
OCLC Number: 943097456
Description: xviii, 287 p. : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: 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. Conclusion: Marginal People and Marginal Places?
Responsibility: edited by John Connell and Barbara Rugendyke.

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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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