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Tourism in peripheries

  1. Title statementTourism in peripheries : perspectives from the far north and south / edited by Dieter K. M?ller, Department of Social and Economic Geography, Ume? University, Sweden, and Bruno Jansson.
    PublicationWallingford, Oxfordshire, UK : CABI, 2007.
    Copyright notice date?007
    Phys.des.1 online resource (x, 230 pages) : illustrations, maps, charts
    Internal Bibliographies/Indexes NoteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
    Notes to AvailabilityAccess limited to subscribing institution.
    Another responsib. Jansson, Bruno,
    M?ller, Dieter K.,
    Another responsib. C.A.B. International,
    Subj. Headings Tourism - Polar regions. * Leisure, Recreation and Tourism Economics, (New March 2000) * Tourism and Travel. * Rural Development, (New March 2000) * Constraints. * Less favoured areas. * Mountain areas. * Polar regions. * Regional development. * Tourism. * Tourism development.
    Form, Genre Electronic books.
    Document kindElectronic sources
    URLClick here to access resource


    This book reviews the theory of the role of peripheries in tourism, identifies the core obstacles to tourism in high latitudes, and presents recent case studies from North America, Scandinavia, Scotland, New Zealand and the polar areas. The book's 14 chapters are presented under five headings: (i) introduction; (ii) tourism and regional development issues; (iii) challenges to peripheral area tourism; (iv) tourism opportunities; and (v) future perspectives. The book will be of interest to researchers and students working in tourism, geography and regional development. It has a subject index.

    The Difficult Business of Making Pleasure Peripheries Prosperous : Perspectives on Space, Place and Environment / Dieter K. M?ller and Bruno Jansson -- North-South Perspectives on Tourism, Regional Development and Peripheral Areas / C. Michael Hall -- Tourism in Peripheries : The Role of Tourism in Regional Development in Northern Finland / Jarkko Saarinen -- Organising Tourism Development in Peripheral Areas : The Case of the Subarctic Project in Northern Sweden / Malin Zillinger -- The Impact of Tourism on the Local Supply Structure of Goods and Services in Peripheral Areas : The Example of Northern Sweden / G?nter L?ffler -- Tourism Development and the Rural Labour Market in Sweden, 1960-1999 / Dieter K. M?ller and Philip Ulrich -- The Vulnerability of Peripheral Tourism : The Rapid Disenchantment of Peripheral Attraction / Wilson Irvine and Alistair R. Anderson -- 'If that's a Moose, I'd Hate to See a Rat!' Visitors' Perspectives on Naturalness and their Consequences for Ecological Integrity in Peripheral Natural Areas of New Zealand / Brent Lovelock -- Access, Tourism and Democracy : a Conceptual Framework and the Non-Establishment of a Proposed National Park in Sweden / Klas Sandell -- Visitor Management in Protected Areas of the Periphery : Experiences from Both Ends of the World / Peter Mason -- Wind Farms as Possible Tourist Attractions / Robert Nash, Andrew Martin, Don Carney and Kumaran Krishnan -- Sporting Events as Tourist Attractions in Canada's Northern Periphery / Tom Hinch and Suzanne de la Barre -- Tourism Research in Greenland / Berit C. Kaae -- Epiloge/Prologue / Bruno Jansson and Dieter K. M?ller.

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