Political Economy of Tourism: A Critical Perspective

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-02-23
  • Publisher: Routledge

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This is the first volume to bring together different theoretical perspectives and discourse in political economy related to tourism. In doing so it provide insights and alternative critical perspectives from political economy theory to expand discussions of tourism development and policy in the future.The volume is organised into three sequencial Parts linked by politics and economy, Part 1 presents different approaches ot political economy such as Marxism, class, gender, regulation, power, Part 2 analyses the production, consumption nad regulation of tourism in the context of political economy appraches considered in Part 1 & Part 3 examines the political economy at various geographies of scales and focuses on the outcomes and processes of the political act of planning and managing tourism production.

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