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Title Social Entrepreneurship and Tourism : Philosophy and Practice / edited by Pauline J. Sheldon, Roberto Daniele.
Imprint Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2017.

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Series Tourism on the Verge, 2366-2611
Tourism on the verge. 2366-2611
Subject Tourism -- Management.
Hospitality industry -- Management.
Social entrepreneurship.
Nature conservation.
Environmental economics.
Alt Name Sheldon, Pauline J.,
Daniele, Roberto,
Description 1 online resource (XV, 332 s. 31 illustrations, 24 illustrations in color. :) : online resource.
Contents Social Entrepreneurship and Tourism: Setting the Stage -- PartI: Understanding Social Entrepreneurship and tourism -- Part II: Communities of Practice -- Part III: Cases -- Part IV: Conclusion
Summary This volume explores the links between the rapidly growing phenomenon of social entrepreneurship (SE) and the international tourism and hospitality industry. This unique industry is particularly ripe for transformation by SE and the book's authors delve deeply into the reasons for this. The book has three parts. The first creates a conceptual and theoretical framework for understanding the uniqueness of SE in the tourism context. The second examines different communities of practice where SE is being applied in tourism. The third is a rich collection of case studies from eight countries where tourism SE is already having an impact. The book's authors address the topic from many different angles, disciplinary backgrounds and geographic areas. Many case study authors are practicing social entrepreneurs who share their successes, challenges and experience with tourism-related projects. The book also proposes a research agenda and educational programmatic changes needed to support tourism SE. As these are developed, tourism SE will bring innovation to destinations, transformation of their economic and social structures, and contribution to a better world. The book has many insights and resources for scholars and practitioners alike to usher in this transformation
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters.
ISBN 9783319465180
331946518X
9783319465166
3319465163
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-319-46518-0
OCLC # 968300248
Additional Format Print version: Sheldon, Pauline J. Social Entrepreneurship and Tourism : Philosophy and Practice. Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2016 9783319465166



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