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This book adopts the political ecology approach in examining tourism-related development in tropical islands. The political ecology focus allows the authors to compare a wide range of tropical islands and to identify more sustainable development paths. They are also able to analyse the role of the...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
Tourism and development in tropical islands: political ecology perspectives, 2003, pp 288 pp.
Abstract

Learning is often a central element of tourism. Tourists can learn actively, i.e. with a specific purpose, as well as passively through the comparison of values, norms and customs. It has been argued that travel supports active learning that has positive outcomes for sustainability, for instance,...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2018, 26, 2, pp 292-306
Abstract

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently published its fourth assessment report (AR4), representing the current state of knowledge about the causes and impacts of climate change as well as possible options for adaptation and mitigation. This article reviews the place of tourism ...

Author(s)
Amelung, B.; Moreno, A.; Scott, D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2008, 12, 1, pp 5-12
Abstract

A wide range of publications has shown that the tourism sector is increasingly environmentally unsustainable. This is mainly caused by the contribution of aviation to a large and growing amount of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by tourism. In the light of this, we present an overview of...

Author(s)
Peeters, P.; Gossling, S.; Becken, S.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Innovation & Sustainable Development, 2005, 1, 3, pp 184-200
Abstract

While the social impacts of tourism in developing countries have been extensively researched, virtually nothing is known about the changes it initiates in human-environmental relations. In order to investigate this interaction, a survey (n=57) was conducted in Zanzibar, Tanzania. Evidence suggests...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2002, 29, 2, pp 539-556

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