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- DescriptionThe rapid expansion of the tourism industry has provided many ecomic benefits and affected every facet of contemporary societies including employment, government revenue and cultural manifestations. However, tourism can also be considered a problematic phemen, promoting dependency, underdevelopment and adverse sociocultural effects, especially for developing countries. This pioneering work provides a comprehensive review of these complex tourism issues from a sociological perspective. Various theoretical and empirical approaches are introduced and the following issues are discussed: * identifiable and stable forms of touristic behaviour and roles * social divisions within tourism * the interdependence of tourism and social institutions * the effects of transnational tourism and commodification on the ecosystem. Featuring international contributions from nine different countries, this book brings together the most ted theoretical and empirical studies and enriches them with diverse experiences and perspectives.
- Author(s)Andrew Yiannakis,Stella Leivadi,Yiorgis Apostolopoulos
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication05/09/1996
- SubjectIndustrial Studies: General
- Series TitleRoutledge Advances in Tourism
- Series Part/Volume NumberNo.1
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Notemap
- Weight680 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Edited byAndrew Yiannakis,Stella Leivadi,Yiorgis Apostolopoulos,etc.
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