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9780631235644

A Companion to Tourism

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  • ISBN13:

    9780631235644

  • ISBN10:

    0631235647

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-07-02
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Summary

This groundbreaking Companion offers readers an opportunity to reassess key themes in contemporary tourism studies in the light of recent theoretical developments in tourism studies and the social sciences, as well as dramatic changes in the operating environment for tourism. A critical overview of current research in tourism studies. Offers readers an opportunity to reassess key themes in tourism studies in the light of recent developments, such as terrorist attacks, SARS and the financial failure of airlines. Comprises 48 specially commissioned essays, written by more than 50 acknowledged experts from around the world. Covers cutting-edge perspectives and topics, including tourism's role in globalization, sustainable tourism, and the state's role in tourism development. Sets an agenda for future tourism research. Includes a wealth of bibliographic references.

Author Biography

Alan A. Lew is Professor and Chair in the Department of Geography, Planning and Recreation at Northern Arizona University. He is Editor-in-chief of Tourism Geographies and Resource Editor for the Annals of Tourism Research.


C. Michael Hall is Professor and Head of the Department of Tourism at the University of Otago and Honorary Professor in the Department of Marketing at the University of Stirling. He is Co-editor of Current Issues in Tourism and Associate Editor of Tourism Geographies.

Allan M. Williams is Professor of Human Geography and European Studies at the University of Exeter. He is Associate Editor of Tourism Geographies, Co-editor of European Urban and Regional Studies and author or editor a number of books, including Critical Issues in Tourism (Blackwell Publishing, Second Edition, 2002).

Table of Contents

List of Contributors ix
Preface xvii
Part I Introduction 1(22)
1 Tourism: Conceptualizations, Institutions, and Issues
3(20)
C. Michael Hall, Allan M. Williams, and Alan A. Lew
Part II Perspectives on Tourism 23(74)
2 The Measurement of Global Tourism: Old Debates, New Consensus, and Continuing Challenges
25(11)
Stephen L.J. Smith
3 Tourist Flows and the Spatial Distribution of Tourists
36(13)
Bob McKercher and Alan A. Lew
4 Behavioral Approaches in Tourism Research
49(12)
D. Jim Walmsley
5 Toward a Political Economy of Tourism
61(13)
Allan M. Williams
6 Cultural Geographies of Tourism
74(11)
Mike Crang
7 Tourist Practices and Performances
85(12)
David Crouch
Part III Producing Tourism and Tourism Spaces 97(74)
8 The Cultural Turn? Toward a More Critical Economic Geography of Tourism
99(11)
Keith G. Debbage and Dimitri Ioannides
9 Transnational Corporations, Globalization, and Tourism
110(12)
Kevin Meethan
10 Entrepreneurial Cultures and Small Business Enterprises in Tourism
122(13)
Gareth Shaw
11 Labor Mobility and Market Structure in Tourism
135(11)
Michael Riley
12 Transport and Tourism
146(13)
Stephen Page
13 The Tourism Area Life Cycle in the Twenty-First Century
159(12)
Richard Butler
Part IV Globalization and Contested Places 171(88)
14 Problematizing Place Promotion
173(11)
Nigel Morgan
15 Tourism, Information Technology, and Development: Revolution or Reinforcement?
184(11)
Simon Milne, David Mason, and Julia Hasse
16 Theming, Tourism, and Fantasy City
195(15)
Thomas W. Paradis
17 Whose Tourist-Historic City? Localizing the Global and Globalizing the Local
210(13)
Gregory J. Ashworth and John E. Tunbridge
18 Urban Tourism: Between the Global and the Local
223(12)
T.C. Chang and Shirlena Huang
19 Postcolonialism, Colonialism, and Tourism
235(11)
Anne-Marie d'Hauteserre
20 Indigenous People and Tourism
246(13)
Tom D. Hinch
Part V Tourists, Values, and Practices 259(78)
21 Tourism Motivations and Typologies
261(19)
Richard Prentice
22 Tourism, Modernity, and Postmodernity
280(11)
Tim Oakes and Claudio Minca
23 Cultural Circuits of Tourism: Commodities, Place and Re-consumption
291(12)
Irena Ateljevic and Stephen Doorne
24 Narratives of Being Elsewhere: Tourism and Travel Writing
303(13)
Mike Robinson
25 Gender and Sexuality in Tourism Research
316(11)
Annette Pritchard
26 The Souvenir: Conceptualizing the Object(s) of Tourist Consumption
327(10)
Jon Goss
Part VI Tourism, Place, Space, and Forms 337(86)
27 Tourism and Landscape
339(10)
Theano S. Terkenli
28 The Beach as a Liminal Space
349(11)
Robert Preston-Whyte
29 Tourism, Shopping, and Retailing: An Axiomatic Relationship?
360(14)
Tim Coles
30 Tourism and the Countryside
374(13)
Richard Sharpley
31 Mobility, Tourism, and Second Homes
387(12)
Dieter K. Müller
32 Gaming and Tourism: Issues for the New Millennium
399(11)
Patricia A. Stokowski
33 Geographic Perspectives on Event Tourism
410(13)
Donald Getz
Part VII Tourism, the Environment, and Society 423(100)
34 Tourism and the Natural Environment
425(13)
Klaus Meyer-Arendt
35 Tourism and Touristic Representations of Nature
438(12)
Jarkko Saarinen
36 Environmental Impacts of Tourism
450(12)
P.P. Wong
37 Tourism and Resource Management
462(11)
David Mercer
38 National Parks: Wilderness and Culture
473(11)
Stephen Boyd
39 Ecotourism: Theory and Practice
484(14)
Erlet Cater
40 Tourism, Sustainability, and Social Theory
498(12)
George Hughes
41 Tourism and the Elusive Paradigm of Sustainable Development
510(13)
David B. Weaver
Part VIII Policies, Planning, and Governance 523(86)
42 Tourism and Public Policy
525(16)
C. Michael Hall and John Jenkins
43 Partnerships, Participation, and Social Science Research in Tourism Planning
541(14)
Bill Bramwell
44 Local and Regional Tourism Policy and Power
555(14)
Andrew Church
45 Tourism Communities and Growth Management
569(15)
Alison Gill
46 Political Boundaries and Regional Cooperation in Tourism
584(12)
Dallen J. Timothy and Victor B. Teye
47 GIS Applications in the Planning and Management of Tourism
596(13)
Yianna Farsari and Poulicos Prastacos
Part IX Conclusions 609(10)
48 Contemporary Themes and Challenges in Tourism Research
611(8)
Allan M. Williams, C. Michael Hall, and Alan A. Lew
Index 619

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