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Tourism and National Parks: Issues and Implications

Edited By: Richard Butler and Stephen Boyd

342 pages, Tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Apr 2000 | #106478 | ISBN: 0471988944
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Provides a holistic consideration of all aspects involved in tourism in national parks. Broken down into logical sections the contributions cover the economic, sociological and geographic issues facing the tourist industry the world over.

..a useful work and will stimulate additional work in this important field. (Annals, Vol.24 No.4 2001)


HISTORICAL CONTEXT.Tourism and Parks - A Long but Uneasy Relationship (R. Butler & S. Boyd).Tourism and National Parks: The Origin of the Concept (S. Boyd & R. Butler).Tourism and the Establishment of National Parks in Australia (C. Hall).Tourism and the Establishment of National Parks in New Zealand (K. Booth & D. Simmons).SETTINGS FOR TOURISM.Tourism, National Parks and Aboriginal Peoples (C. Hall).Tourism, National Parks and Local Communities (S. Nepal).Tourism, 'National Parks' and Private Lands (G. Parker & N. Ravenscroft).Tourism and National Parks in Ecologically Vulnerable Areas (D. Weaver).Tourism and National Parks in Polar Regions (J. Marsh).Tourism, National Parks and Wildlife (R. Lilieholm & L. Romney).ISSUES AND RESPONSES.Tourism, National Parks and Sustainability (S. Boyd).Tourism, National Parks and Resource Conflicts (P. Dearden).Tourism, National Parks and Impact Management (J. Vaske, et al.).Tourism, National Parks and Visitor Management (P. Sowman & D. Pearce).Tourism, National Parks and Partnerships (H. Goodwin).Tourism and International Parks (D. Timothy).Tourism and National Parks in Emerging Tourism Countries (C. Cresswell & F. Maclaren).FUTURE CONTEXT.Tourism and National Parks in North America: An Overview (J. Nelson).Tourism and National Parks in the Twenty-First Century (R. Butler).Index.

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