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Tourism and Political Change - Richard W. Butler

Tourism and Political Change

By: Richard W. Butler (Editor), Wantanee Suntikul (Editor)

Hardcover

Published: 4th December 2010
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'Tourism and Political Change' addresses issues of great current relevance and importance focussing on events and their impacts on the tourism industry. Developments such as the fall of the Berlin Wall, the fragmentation of the Soviet Union, the end of Apartheid, are examined in this discussion of the past, present and future of tourism.

Introduction; Politics and Tourism: Interdependency and Implications in Understanding Change; Part I: Unification/Reunification, 3 German Reunification and Tourism in Berlin, 4 The European Union: Between the Global and the National, and Between Neo-Liberalism and Interventionism, 5 The Implications and Effects of the Handover of Colonies - Macau; Part II: Increasing Autonomy, 6 Devolution - Towards Independence: Tourism in Scotland in the 21st Century, 7 Political Change and Tourism in Arctic Canada, 8 Central and Eastern Europe: the End of the Soviet Union and its Satellites; Part III:Normalisation/Opening, 9 Tourism as an Instrument of Foreign Policy: the U.S Trade Embargo on Cuba, 10 Arab Politics and Tourism: Political Change and Tourism in the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, 11 From Apartheid to a 'Managed Revolution': Tourism Development and the Transition in South Africa, 12 Tourism and Political Transition in Reform-Era Vietnam; Part IV: Political Unrest, 13 Tourism and Political Change in Nepal, 14 Political Change and Tourism: Coups in Fiji, 15 Iran or Persia: What's in a Name? The Decline and Fall of a Tourism Industry; Part V: Changes in Political Relations, 16 Does Tourism have a Role in Promoting Peace on the Korean Peninsula?, 17 The Opening of the Ledra Crossing in Nicosia: Social and Economic Consequences, 18 Politics on Ice - Tourism in Antarctica, Conclusions, 19 Conclusions; Index

ISBN: 9781906884116
ISBN-10: 1906884110
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 244
Published: 4th December 2010
Publisher: Goodfellow Publishers Limited
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.52