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About this product
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication17/07/2014
- GenreSocial Studies: General
- Series TitleContemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note28 black & white illustrations, 11 black & white tables, 17 black & white halftones, 11 black & white line drawings
- Weight430 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Edited byBarbara Rugendyke,John Connell
- Table Of Contents1. Introduction: Tourism and Local People in the Asia-Pacific Region 2. Another (Unintended) Legacy of Captain Cook?: The Evolution of Rapanui (Easter Island) Tourism 3. Moderate Expectations and Benign Exploration: Tourism in Papua New Guinea 4. 'Everything is Truthful Here': Custom Village Tourism in Tanna, Vanuatu 5. The Whole Nine Villages: Local Level Development through Mass Tourism in Tibetan China 6. Weapons of the Workers: Employees in the Fiji Hotel Scene 7. On the Beach: Small-Scale Tourism in Samoa 8. After the Bomb in a Balinese Village 9. Sustainability and Security: Employing Local People in Lombok Hotels, Indonesia 10. Priorities, People and Preservation: Nature-Based Tourism at Cuc Phuong National Park, Vietnam 11. Communities on Edge: Conflicts over Community Tourism in Thailand 12. Community-Based Ecotourism in Thailand 13. Ecotourism and Indigenous Communities: The Lower Kinabatangan Experience in Borneo 14. Adventures, Picnics and Nature Tourism: Ecotourism in Malaysian National Parks 15. Conclusion: Marginal People and Marginal Places?
- Author BiographyJohn Connell is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Sydney, Australia. John's publications include (with Chris Gibson) Music and Tourism: On the Road Again (Channel View, 2005), papers on tourism in Bali, the Caribbean and elsewhere, and books on Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia and The Last Colonies. Barbara Rugendyke is Associate Professor in Geography at the University of New England, Australia. Barbara's publications have focused on the impacts of nature-based tourism at the local level in Vietnam, on development assistance in the Asia Pacific region, community development planning and the role of development NGOs, including NGOs as Advocates for Development in a Glabalising World (Routledge, 2007).
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