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Tourism, Recreation and Sustainability: Linking Culture and the Environment

Edited By: S F McCool and R N Moisey

350 pages, Figs, tabs, maps

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Nov 2008 | Edition: 2 | #177189 | ISBN-13: 9781845934705
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Hardback | Apr 2001 | #112846 | ISBN: 0851995055
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About this book

This text presents analytical frameworks for examining the concept of sustainability in tourism and recreation within the context of sustainable development. It also includes numerous case studies in a variety of cultural, political and environmental contexts. Contributions include authorities from North American, Europe and Australia.


The role of recreation ecology in sustainable tourism and ecotourism; the tourism opportunity spectrum - a framework for discussion of sustainable tourism?; a sustainable response to over visitation in England's national parks; responsible tourism with the African great apes; nature preservation, sense of place, and sustainable tourism: can the "Yellowstone Experience" survive?; self developed rural tourism - a method of sustainable tourism development; sustainable tourism that counts - ecotourism, volunteerism and serious leisure.

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