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  1. Tourism and Poverty

    By Regina Scheyvens

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    Tourism and Poverty addresses a critical question facing many academics, governments, aid agencies, tourism organizations, and conservation bodies around the world: can tourism work as a tool to overcome poverty? This book is the first to present a focused description and critique of the issues...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Tourism Enterprises and Sustainable Development

    International Perspectives on Responses to the Sustainability Agenda

    Edited by David Leslie

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    The tourism industry has increasingly recognized and responded to growing environmental concerns. In recent years, there has been an emergence of a variety of categories of tourism considered more environmentally friendly: green, eco-tourism, and sustainable tourism. Much of the literature that has...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Ethics of Tourism

    Critical and Applied Perspectives

    By Brent Lovelock, Kirsten Lovelock

    There are increasingly strident calls from many sectors of society for the tourism industry, the world’s largest industry, to adopt a more ethical approach to the way it does business. In particular there has been an emphasis placed on the need for a more ethical approach to the way the tourism...

    Published June 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Scuba Diving Tourism

    Edited by Ghazali Musa, Kay Dimmock

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    This volume offers new insight into an important and largely under-examined area of marine leisure and tourism: scuba diving tourism. Knowledge of scuba diving has long been hidden among broad discussions of water-based sports and activities and this focused book aims to shed further understanding...

    Published June 5th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Green Grabbing: A New Appropriation of Nature

    Edited by James Fairhead, Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    Across the world, ecosystems are for sale. ‘Green grabbing’ – the appropriation of land and resources for environmental ends – is an emerging process of deep and growing significance. A vigorous debate on ‘land grabbing’ already highlights instances where ‘green’ credentials are called...

    Published May 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Tourism, Poverty and Development

    By Andrew Holden

    Poverty alleviation is high on the global policy agenda, its importance being emphasised by its place as the first of the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals. As a potentially significant source of economic growth in developing countries, tourism may also play a major role in poverty...

    Published April 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Nature's Spectacle

    The World's First National Parks and Protected Places

    By John Sheail

    National parks have always been an emotive and iconic symbol, ever since the first parks of the modern era were created in the mid-nineteenth century. This book, based on original research, delves deeply into their character and significance, and the larger context in which they developed. ...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Coastal Erosion and Protection in Europe

    Edited by Enzo Pranzini, Allan Williams

    Europe has a long history of managing coastal erosion through a variety of protection strategies, from the defences of the Venice lagoons to coastal land reclamation in the Netherlands. This book provides a comprehensive review of the entire coastline of Europe and a comparative analysis of...

    Published February 25th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Tourism and Crisis

    Edited by Gustav Visser, Sanette Ferreira

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Tourism, Business and Management

    The new millennium has been characterised by several crises ranging from dramatic acts of terror to natural disasters, as well as the most significant economic recession since the late 1920s. However, despite such challenges the global tourism system has in the main retained its past vitality...

    Published February 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Information and Communication Technologies for Sustainable Tourism

    By Alisha Ali, Andrew J. Frew

    Series: Advances in Tourism

    Sustainable development is a highly topical issue and is of critical importance to tourism as the environment is of utmost importance for the continued development and prosperity of the industry. There have been numerous texts written on sustainable tourism and the measures to mitigate and manage...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge