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The amenity migrants
This book describes and analyses the challenges and opportunities of amenity migration to mountain areas and its management, and offers related recommendations. The book's chapters cover the subject through case studies at international, regional and local levels, along with overarching themes such as environmental sustainability and equity, mountain recreation users, housing, and spiritual motivation. Crucial issues addressed are the relationship of amenity migration to tourism and migration motivated by economic gain. Part I (chapters 1-3) describes and analyses key aspects of the amenity migration phenomenon that arch across specific place experiences, while chapters 4-20 are organized geographically, covering amenity migration in the Americas (part II), in Europe (part III), and in the Asia Pacific region (part IV). Chapter 21 concludes by bringing all the information together and focusing on the future of amenity-led migration. The book has a subject index.
The Amenity Migrants : Ecological Challenge to Contemporary Shangri-La / Laurence A.G. Moss -- The Spiritual Dimension of Moving to the Mountains / Harvey Locke -- Guiding Back from the Precipice : Leveraging the Power of Recreational Users to Protect Mountain Environments / Linda McMillan -- Geographic Perspective on Amenity Migration across the USA : National-, Regional- and Local-scale Analysis / Peter B. Nelson -- Santa Fe, a Fading Dream : 1986 Profile and 2005 Postscript / Romella S. Glorioso and Laurence A.G. Moss -- 'Too Much Love?' : the Environmental and Community Impacts of Amenity Migrants on Jackson Hole, Wyoming / Margie Lynch -- Gateway to Glacier : Will Amenity Migrants in North-western Montana Lead the Way for Amenity Conservation? / Steve Thompson -- Alberta's Amenities Rush / Bart Robinson and Carole Stark -- Finding a Pad in Paradise : Amenity Migration Effects on Whistler, British Columbia / Sean R. Moore, Peter W. Williams and Alison Gill -- Cultural Survival and Environmental Degradation in the Mountains of the Secwepemc / Janice R. Billy -- Planning for Amenity Migration in Communities of the British Columbia Hinterland / Raymond Chipeniuk -- A Brief History of Amenity Migration in the Adirondack Mountains / Wayne R. Glass -- Cultural and Environmental Amenities in Peri-urban Change : the Case of San Antonio de Escaz?, Costa Rica / Paulina Chaverri P. -- Amenity Migration in the Patagonian Mountain Community of San Mart?n de los Andes, Neuqu?n, Argentina / Adriana Otero, L?a Nakayama, Susana Marioni, Elisa Gallego, Alicia Lonac, Andr?s Dimitriu, Rodrigo Gonz?lez and Claudia Hosid -- The Specifics of Amenity Migration in the European Alps / Manfred Perlik -- Second Homes, Work Commuting and Amenity Migrants in Norway's Mountain Areas / Thor Flognfeldt Jr -- Amenity Migration and Tourism Development in the T?rna Mountains, Sweden / Dieter K. M?ller -- A Bioregion in Jeopardy : the Strategic Challenge of Amenity Migration in Baguio, The Philippines / Romella S. Glorioso -- Green Change : Inland Amenity Migration in Australia / Ralf Buckley, Nikola Sander, Claudia Ollenburg and Jan Warnken -- Amenity Migration in the South Island of New Zealand : Contestation for Land and Landscape in Central Otago / C. Michael Hall -- Next Steps and the Longer View / Laurence A.G. Moss.
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