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Cover for Reflection (summary).

This final chapter summarizes the key points in the previous chapters regarding World Heritage sites (WHSs), Eastern and Western viewpoints on World Heritage issues, heritage management and conservation activities, heritage tourism development and marketing, changes in local communities and views...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Contemporary developments in and around World Heritage Sites and their implications.

The first part of this chapter discusses contemporary developments within the concept of World Heritage sites (WHSs). These developments include the List of World Heritage in Danger, the notion of 'cultural landscape' and the concept of 'historic urban landscape'. The next part examines...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The environmental impacts of World Heritage Site designation on local communities.

This chapter illustrates the main impacts of tourism on the natural and built environments generally before focusing on the environmental impacts of World Heritage status and tourism at World Heritage sites (WHSs). The threats of invasive species, poaching, dams, and climate change in natural WHSs...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The sociocultural impacts of World Heritage Site designation on local communities.

This chapter discusses the sociocultural impacts of tourism generally before focusing on the sociocultural impacts of World Heritage status and tourism at World Heritage sites (WHSs). Changes in social pathology, congestion and privacy, community 'feel' and 'spirit', level of heritage conservation, ...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The economic impacts of World Heritage Site designation on local communities.

This chapter discusses the economic impacts of tourism on local communities generally before focusing on the economic impacts of World Heritage status and tourism at World Heritage sites (WHSs). Access to funding by WHSs is examined, as well as the impacts on employment, income, and cost of living...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Local communities in and around World Heritage Sites.

The first part of this chapter looks at how the concepts of local communities and local people are defined as well as the role of tourism as a community development tool. The next section examines local people's attitudes towards tourism or changes initiated or facilitated by tourism in World...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism marketing at World Heritage Sites.

This chapter first examines the themes in tourism marketing generally and then narrows its focus down to destination marketing that is related more closely to World Heritage sites (WHSs). The latter section discusses World Heritage status as a brand, the stakeholders and organizations in marketing...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism development at World Heritage Sites.

This chapter first examines tourism development by each pillar (economic, sociocultural and environmental) of the triple bottom line of sustainability. It then explores tourism development specifically at World Heritage sites (WHSs) in terms of the host and guest sides of tourism. A brief case...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Heritage management and conservation activities at World Heritage Sites.

This chapter indicates that 'postmodernism' and 'globalization' are essential phenomena when examining heritage management and conservation activities at World Heritage sites (WHSs). The reality of heritage management and conservation activities at WHSs is examined in relation to philosophy and...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for World Heritage Sites - an introduction.

This chapter offers an introduction to the organizations related to World Heritage sites (WHSs); the historical background of WHSs; the World Heritage Convention and the mission of WHSs; the designation process of WHSs; the concepts of heritage and WHSs; and some Eastern and Western perspectives on ...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter

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