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Cover for The political economy of mass tourism and its contradictions.

Drawing on historical materialism in the Marxian tradition, this chapter focuses on key facets of the political economy of mass tourism (PEMT) and the industrial configurations and political-economic relations that drive the logic of accumulation and development, which impel its expansion in...

Author(s)
Bianchi, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A theoretical approach to mass tourism in Italy.

This chapter focuses on mass tourism in Italy. First, it considers the leisure policies during Fascism, a period which was fundamental to the introduction of mass tourism in Italy. Secondly, it examines the boom from the 1950s to the 1970s, showing how mass tourism became the dominant model, and...

Author(s)
Savelli, A.; Manella, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The relationship between tourism and photography has long been subject to academic scrutiny. However, the extent research has adopted a primarily Western perspective, exploring the photographic practices of Western tourists. Conversely, more limited academic attention has been paid to the...

Author(s)
Li MoHan; Sharpley, R.; Gammon, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 5, pp 505-521
Abstract

Although island tourism in general has long been considered within the tourism literature, attention has been focused primarily on warm-water islands; conversely, limited attention has been paid to cold-water islands as destinations for tourists. This paper assesses the development of tourism in...

Author(s)
Jóhannesson, G. T.; Huijbens, E. H.; Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2010, 12, 2, pp 278-301
Abstract

This chapter explores the extent to which sustainable tourism is an overly prescriptive and restrictive approach to tourism development, in effect acting as a barrier to development. In so doing, it does not seek to write off sustainable tourism (or the broader concept of sustainable development)...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism and development: concepts and issues, 2002, pp 319-337
Abstract

This book illustrates tourism and development through a collection of 64 key papers which have contributed to knowledge of and debates in this significant area of tourism studies. It has four volumes addressing (1) the tourism-development dilemma (the benefits and costs of tourism), (2) tourism and ...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Tourism and development, 2015, pp 1296 pp.
Abstract

This concluding chapter highlights the various concepts, themes, and issues raised regarding the role of tourism in development. It concludes by considering four concepts: the nature of development; the nature of the tourism industry; the nature of tourists; and the nature of the destination.

Author(s)
Telfer, D. J.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism and development: concepts and issues, 2002, pp 338-348
Abstract

This article explores the transition in the mountain tourism landscape of Japan through two instructive case studies from the North Japan Alps. Before Japan's modernization, mountains were considered sacred places and consequently they were out of bounds for commoners. During the early...

Author(s)
Chakraborty, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2018, 15, 1, pp 82-88
Abstract

This paper explores a number of issues that may point towards some answers to the question of whether consumerism, in encouraging the consumption of (mass) tourism, promotes 'bad' tourism. First and foremost among these issues is the distinction between 'consumerism' and 'consumer culture' and...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2011, 36, 3, pp 293-297
Abstract

Addressing the question of whether tourism is vulnerable, this paper argues that tourism is no more or less vulnerable than any other economic or social activity or institution. It argues that to describe tourism as vulnerable is to be pessimistic because, more often than not, it is the tourism...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2012, 37, 3, pp 257-260

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