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Title Tourism and development : concepts and issues / edited by Richard Sharpley and David J. Telfer.
Imprint Clevedon [U.K.] : Channel View Publications, ©2015.
Edition 2nd ed.

Series Aspects of tourism ; 63
Aspects of tourism ; 63.
Subject Tourism.
Economic development.
Alt Name Sharpley, Richard, 1956-
Telfer, David J.
Description 1 online resource.
Edition 2nd ed.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This book explores and challenges the relationship between tourism and development and establishes a conceptual link between the discrete yet interconnected disciplines of tourism studies and development studies. This revised and expanded second edition provides not only a comprehensive theoretical foundation in development studies but also a critical analysis of contemporary themes and issues relevant to the study of tourism and its potential contribution to development.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed December 3, 2014).
Contents Part 1. Tourism and Development: Conceptual Perspectives -- Part 2. Relationship between Development and Tourism -- Part 3. Barriers and Challenges to Tourism Development.
Part 1. Tourism and Development: Conceptual Perspectives -- 1. Tourism: A Vehicle for Development? -- 2. The Evolution of Development Theory and Tourism -- Part 2. Relationship between Development and Tourism -- 3. Tourism and Economic Development Issues -- 4. Tourism and Poverty Reduction -- 5. Tourism and Regional Development Issues -- 6. Tourism and Community Development Issues -- 7. Tourism and Socio-cultural Development Issues -- 8. Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Socio-economic Development -- 9. Tourism, Development and the Environment -- Part 3. Barriers and Challenges to Tourism Development -- 10. Towards a New Political Economy of Global Tourism Revisited -- 11. Tourism, Climate Change and Development -- 12. The Consumption of Tourism -- 13. Human Rights Issues in Tourism Development -- 14. Tourism, Development and International Studies -- 15. Sustainability: A Barrier to Tourism Development? -- 16. Conclusion: Tourism and Development.
ISBN 9781845414740 (electronic bk.)
1845414748 (electronic bk.)
1322294089 (ebk)
9781322294087 (ebk)
9781845414733 (hardback ; alk. paper)
184541473X (hardback ; alk. paper)
9781845414726 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1845414721 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 895433984
Additional Format Print version: Sharpley, Richard. Tourism and Development (2nd edition) : Concepts and Issues. Clevedon : Channel View Publications, ©2014

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