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Ecotourism policy and planning.

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Description

This book provides an overview of the extent of international ecotourism policy. A key objective of the book is to highlight the importance of balancing social, ecological, and economic factors in the development of policy for the ecotourism industry. Thus sustainability issues are addressed from a variety of approaches at a range of levels. The book is divided into five main sections focusing on the theoretical considerations of ecotourism policy and planning (section 1) followed by case studies at a range of levels including regions (2), countries (3) and continents (4), ending with some brief conclusions (5). The book will be of significant interest to researchers, practitioners and policy makers in tourism, environment, geography and planning. It has 17 chapters and a subject index.

Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) The context of ecotourism policy and planning. Author(s): Dowling, R. K. Fennell, D. A.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 21) Institutional arrangements for ecotourism policy. Author(s): Hall, C. M.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 39) Linking biodiversity and sustainable tourism policy. Author(s): Holtz, C. Edwards, S.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 55) Sharing the country: ecotourism policy and indigenous peoples in Australia. Author(s): Zeppel, H.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 77) Culture, consumption and ecotourism policies. Author(s): Crouch, D. McCabe, S.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 99) Economic instruments of environmental tourism policy derived from environmental theories. Author(s): Mihalič, T.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 121) Local government, world heritage and ecotourism: policy and strategy in Australia's tropical rainforests. Author(s): Dredge, D. Humphreys, J.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 141) Processes in formulating an ecotourism policy for nature reserves in Yunnan Province, China. Author(s): Sofield, T. H. B. Li FungMei
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 169) Ecotourism development and government policy in Kyrgyzstan. Author(s): Thompson, K. Foster, N.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 187) Ecotourism development in Fiji: policy, practice and political instability. Author(s): Bricker, K. S.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 205) Ecotourism and protected areas in Australia. Author(s): Jenkins, J. Wearing, S.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 235) The scope and scale of ecotourism in New Zealand: a review and consideration of current policy initiatives. Author(s): Higham, J. Carr, A.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 255) Ecotourism policy and practice in New Zealand's national estate. Author(s): Simpson, K.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 275) Ecotourism management in Europe: lessons from the biosphere reserves in Central and Eastern Europe. Author(s): Diamantis, D. Johnson, C.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 293) A regional look at ecotourism policy in the Americas. Author(s): Edwards, S. N. McLaughlin, W. J. Ham, S. H.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 309) Ecotourism policies and issues in Antarctica. Author(s): Bauer, T. Dowling, R.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 331) Ecotourism policy and planning: stakeholders, management and governance. Author(s): Fennell, D. A. Dowling, R. K.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, Brock University, St Catherines, Ontario, Canada.
  • ISBN
  • 0851996094
  • Record Number
  • 20033025978