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This fourth edition introduces basic sociological theories and their relevance to tourism and examines the major themes and issues concerning the social nature of tourism. It explores the relationship between tourism and society from two perspectives: the influence of society on tourism, and the...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Elm Publications, Huntingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism, tourists and society, 2008, Ed.4, pp x + 352 pp.
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Cover for Mass tourism in Mallorca: examples from Calvià.

This chapter examines tourism development on Mallorca (Balearic Islands, Spain), especially the resorts of Magaluf and Palmanova, both located within the local authority of Calvià. By focusing on these two resorts, it is possible to understand some of the issues they faced as a result of rapid...

Author(s)
Andrews, H.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From blue to grey? Malta's quest from mass beach to niche heritage tourism.

The government of Malta has latterly attempted to modify the country's beach-resort mass tourism product and shift from a tourism dependent upon beaches to one dependent upon heritage and culture more broadly. The resource basis for, and the intentions, progress and difficulties of this transition...

Author(s)
Ashworth, G. J.; Tunbridge, J. E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

To date, limited attention has been paid to the contribution of tourism to the well-being of island residents in general and to whether such well-being varies according to the nature of tourism development in particular. Specifically, island tourism is frequently manifested in resort-based enclave...

Author(s)
Naidoo, P.; Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 16-25
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Cover for Sustainability and mass tourism: a contradiction in terms?

It is argued in this chapter that sustainable mass tourism is not a contradiction in terms, but rather the largely unrecognized normative form of sustainable tourism. The chapter begins by outlining a three-dimensional model as to what fundamentally constitutes the 'sustainability' in sustainable...

Author(s)
Weaver, D. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This article presents a genealogy of domestic surf tourism development in contemporary Japan. Drawing on two months' ethnographic fieldwork conducted between July and August 2016, and participant observation during three years working, living and surfing in the area, I trace the historical...

Author(s)
Doering, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2018, 15, 1, pp 68-81
Abstract

This book provides a focused analysis into tourist experiences that reflect their ever-increasing diversity and complexity, and their significance and meaning to tourists themselves. Written by leading international scholars, it offers new insights into emergent behaviours, motivations and sought...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.; Stone, P. R.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourist experience: contemporary perspectives, 2010, pp 330 pp.
Abstract

Rural tourism has long been considered a means of achieving economic and social development and regeneration. More specifically, it has been widely promoted as an effective source of income and employment, particularly in peripheral rural areas where traditional agrarian industries have declined....

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2002, 23, 3, pp 233-244
Abstract

This paper critically analyses the historic development of the national forests (NF) management and policies in Japan, and discusses its relationship with tourism policies. Japan's NF accounts for approximately 30% of the nation's forests. "Forest tourism" policies in NF began with the growth of ...

Author(s)
Oura, Y.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2018, 15, 1, pp 40-54
Abstract

This special issue on dark tourism consists of four papers. The first paper discusses post-modernity and the exceptionalism of the present in dark tourism. The second paper focuses on the legacy of the Lorraine Motel and the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. The third paper deals with...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.; Stone, P.
Publisher
Radford University, Radford, USA
Citation
Journal of Unconventional Parks, Tourism & Recreation Research, 2012, 4, 1, pp 1-25

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