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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

This chapter presents a host community logic that integrates cultural tourism with other development agents, agendas and spheres. It also explores, in the context of the 'host-guest' encounter, how to bridge the multiple 'gaps' or differences in culture, distance, infrastructure and governance...

Author(s)
Go, F.; Lee, R. M.; Russo, A. P.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The management of tourism, 2005, pp 305-320
Abstract

This chapter reflects and elucidates upon the systemic sources of power which serve to reproduce and condition different modes of tourism development, as a basis from which to develop a more theoretically informed understanding of the structure and dynamics of the political economy of tourism. The...

Author(s)
Bianchi, R. V.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism and development: concepts and issues, 2002, pp 265-299
Abstract

This chapter explores how the main contemporary, competitive strategies and management challenges faced by the international airline industry and airport authorities can impinge on tourism development processes. First, a brief description of the critical role that international air transport plays...

Author(s)
Debbage, K. G.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The management of tourism, 2005, pp 28-46
Abstract

This chapter examines a number of key themes in strategic management of human resources in tourism. These include: (1) the characteristics of tourism and their impact on the management of human resources; (2) tourism's image as an employer; (3) skills shortages in tourism; (4) education and...

Author(s)
Baum, T.; Kokkranikal, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The management of tourism, 2005, pp 85-101

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