Dealing with tourism in the developing world, this book provides a contemporary analysis of the potential for tourism to work as a strategy for development.
Tourism for Development analyses key theories and debates surrounding tourism development in a user friendly style aimed primarily at under graduate students following Geography and Tourism Studies/Management courses. The book focuses on the positive, highlighting tourism practices which may offer a way forward in terms of promoting appropriate development in the Third World.
The book is another strong addition to the successful Themes in Tourism series and will be equally useful to both tourism and geography students in a range of topics, including Development Studies, Planning and Resource Management.
PART I TOURSIM AND DEVELOPMENT: A CONTENTIOUS RELATIONSHIP
1. What is tourism for development?
2. Modernisation, dependency and globalisation
3. Gazing at 'the other'
4. Participation, empowerment and sustainable development.
PART II THE SEARCH FOR APPROPRIATE FORMS OF TOURISM.
6. Tourism and Protected areas
7. Justice tourism
8. Gender-sensitive tourism
9. Budget tourism
PART III PROMOTING DEVELOPING THROUGH TOURISM 10. Roles for governments
11. Roles for the tourism industry
12. Roles for non-governmental organisation and local action groups