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Tourism and the Environment

Edited by Susanne Becken, Associate Professor, Faculty of Environment, Society and Design and Director, LEaP, Lincoln University, New Zealand
This volume is a unique collection of important academic contributions made in the field of tourism and the environment in the last 30 years. Dr. Becken has carefully selected seminal articles which together represent a wide range of theoretical and applied pieces of research and offer detailed examples from different geographical areas.
Extent: 544 pp
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Publication Date: 2010
ISBN: 978 1 84844 166 8
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  • Business and Management
  • Management and Sustainability
  • Development Studies
  • Development Studies
  • Tourism
  • Environment
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Sociology
  • Tourism
  • Geography
  • Tourism
This volume is a unique collection of important academic contributions made in the field of tourism and the environment in the last 30 years. Dr. Becken has carefully selected seminal articles which together represent a wide range of theoretical and applied pieces of research and offer detailed examples from different geographical areas. Any scholar or practitioner with an interest in the area of tourism’s environmental impacts and interactions will find this excellent reference collection very useful.
‘. . . Tourism and the Environment provides a very useful compendium of seminal papers and an overview of the evolution and complexity of this field of study. The editor of the volume, Susanne Becken, is a well-established and highly regarded scholar in the field, and her expert knowledge in the selection of papers ensures a useful and highly informative volume. . . a very useful reference volume for researchers, policy-makers and practitioners.’
– Dianne Dredge, Australian Journal of Environmental Management

‘Becken in this well designed book fills a major gap in the tourism studies literature. This book will be an essential reference for all who want to be informed about the evolution of thought involving the interrelationship between tourism and the environment.’
– Clem Tisdell, University of Queensland, Australia

‘Tourism activity and the natural environment are closely interrelated. This volume provides a timely selection of contributions to the literature pertaining to that relationship. It covers conceptual/theoretical insights as well as empirical and methodological research. The book will be valuable to a diverse readership including academic researchers, policymakers and practitioners.’
– Twan Huybers, University of New South Wales, Australia
32 articles, dating from 1976 to 2008
Contributors include: R. Butler, P. Eagles, B. Farrell, X. Font, J. Higham, C. Hunter, E. Inskeep, M. Orams, G. Wall
Contents:

Acknowledgements

Introduction The Evolution of Research on Tourism and the Environment Susanne Becken

PART I CONCEPTS AND THEORY
1. Gerardo Budowski (1976), ‘Tourism and Environmental Conservation: Conflict, Coexistence, or Symbiosis?’
2. Erlet Cater (1995), ‘Environmental Contradictions in Sustainable Tourism’
3. Helen Briassoulis (2002), ‘Sustainable Tourism and the Question of the Commons’
4. Bryan Farrell and Louise Twining-Ward (2005), ‘Seven Steps Towards Sustainability: Tourism in the Context of New Knowledge’

PART II LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS
5. John J. Pigram (1980), ‘Environmental Implications of Tourism Development’
6. Debra J. Enzenbacher (1992), ‘Antarctic Tourism and Environmental Concerns’
7. Paul Messerli (1987), ‘The Development of Tourism in the Swiss Alps: Economic, Social, and Environmental Effects. Experience and Recommendations From the Swiss MAB Programme’
8. Ove Hoegh-Guldberg (1999), ‘Climate Change, Coral Bleaching and the Future of the World’s Coral Reefs’

PART III GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS
9. Geoffrey Wall and Catherine Badke (1994), ‘Tourism and Climate Change: An International Perspective’
10. Alice Bows, Paul Upham and Kevin Anderson (2005), ‘Executive Summary’
11. A. Walz, G.-P. Calonder, F. Hagedorn, C. Lardelli, C. Lundström and V. Stöckli (2008), ‘Regional CO2 Budget, Countermeasures and Reduction Aims for the Alpine Tourist Region of Davos, Switzerland’

PART IV BEHAVIOUR, VALUES AND ATTITUDES
12. Edgar L. Jackson (1986), ‘Outdoor Recreation Participation and Attitudes to the Environment’
13. Brian Wheeller (1993), ‘Sustaining the Ego’
14. Nagothu Udaya Sekhar (2003), ‘Local People’s Attitudes Towards Conservation and Wildlife Tourism Around Sariska Tiger Reserve, India’
15. Graham Miller (2001), ‘Corporate Responsibility in the UK Tourism Industry’

PART V MARKETS AND PRODUCTS
16. Richard Butler (1992), ‘Alternative Tourism: The Thin Edge of the Wedge’
17. R.S. de Groot (1983), ‘Tourism and Conservation in the Galapagos Islands’
18. James Higham and Michael Lück (2002), ‘Urban Ecotourism: A Contradiction in Terms?’

PART VI MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING
19. Edward Inskeep (1987), ‘Environmental Planning for Tourism’
20. P.F.J Eagles and S.F. McCool (2004), ‘Management of Visitors in National Parks and Protected Areas’
21. Xavier Font (2007), ‘Ecotourism Certification: Potential and Challenges’
22. Mark B. Orams (1995), ‘Using Interpretation to Manage Nature-based Tourism’

PART VII POLICY AND ECONOMICS
23. John A. Dixon, Louise Fallon Scura and Tom van’t Hof (1993), ‘Meeting Ecological and Economic Goals: Marine Parks in the Caribbean’
24. Shaul Krakover (1985), ‘Development of Tourism Resort Areas in Arid Regions’
25. Paul Peeters, Stefan Gössling and Susanne Becken (2006), ‘Innovation Towards Tourism Sustainability: Climate Change and Aviation’
26. Rosaleen Duffy (2006), ‘The Potential and Pitfalls of Global Environmental Governance: The Politics of Transfrontier Conservation Areas in Southern Africa’
27. Peter Forsyth, Larry Dwyer and Harry Clarke (1995), ‘Problems in Use of Economic Instruments to Reduce Adverse Environmental Impacts of Tourism’

PART VIII METHODS
28. Paolo Figini, Massimiliano Castellani and Laura Vici (2007), ‘The Externalities Between Tourists and Residents: A Study of Rimini Using Discrete Choice Models’
29. Paul A. Walker, R. Greiner, D. McDonald and V. Lyne (1999), ‘The Tourism Futures Simulator: A Systems Thinking Approach’
30. Tim Bahaire and Martin Elliott-White (1999), ‘The Application of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in Sustainable Tourism Planning: A Review’
31. Colin Hunter (2002), ‘Sustainable Tourism and the Touristic Ecological Footprint’
32. Jozef W.M. van Doorn (1986), ‘Scenario Writing: A Method for Long-Term Tourism Forecasting?’

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