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Tourism and Sustainability

Development, globalisation and new tourism in the Third World

by Martin Mowforth & Ian Munt

<p>By January 2015 the world’s richest 80 people had as much wealth as the poorest 50 per cent of the world’s population. It is a global unevenness through which the barriers to in-migration of Third World migrants to wealthy First World nations

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Tourism Imaginaries at the Disciplinary Crossroads

Place, Practice, Media

by Maria Gravari-Barbas & Nelson Graburn

<p>Maria Gravari-Barbas is Professor of Geography at the University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne. She is also in charge of the IREST (Institute of Research and Higher Studies on tourism) and EIREST (Interdisciplinary Research Group on Tourism ...

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Tourism Policy and Planning

Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

by David L. Edgell, Sr. & Jason R. Swanson

<p>The wellspring to the future global growth in tourism is a commitment toward good policy and strategic planning. <em>Tourism Policy and Planning: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow</em> offers an introduction to the tourism policy process and how

ISBN: 9781351033527

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Tourism, Recreation and Regional Development

Perspectives from France and Abroad

by Jean-Christophe Dissart, Jeoffrey Dehez & Jean-Bernard Marsat

<p>What factors contribute to tourism and recreation development? How can we characterise stakeholder rationales and organisation modes to enhance tourism resources and foster tourism and recreation services? To what extent do tourism and ...

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Towards a Political Economy of Resource-dependent Regions

by Greg Halseth & Laura Ryser

<p>This book advances our understanding of resource-dependent regions in developed economies in the 21st Century. It explores how rural and small town places are working to find success in a new economy marked by demographic, economic, social, ...

ISBN: 9781351846455

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Tradition, Culture and Development in Africa

Historical Lessons for Modern Development Planning

by Ambe J Njoh

<p>The fact that Africa continues to lag behind all regions of the world on every indicator of development is hardly contentious. However, there is fierce debate on why this should be the case, despite national and international efforts to ...

ISBN: 9781351878326

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Transforming Gender, Sex, and Place

Gender Variant Geographies

by Lynda Johnston

<p>Transgender, gender variant and intersex people are in every sector of all societies, yet little is known about their relationship to place. Using a trans, feminist and queer geographical framework, this book invites readers to consider the ...

ISBN: 9781317008255

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Transnational Geographers in the United States

Navigating Autobiogeographies in a Global Age

by Heike Alberts, Ibipo Johnston-Anumonwo, Heather Smith & others

<p>This volume was written by eight transnational geographers. These narratives comprise a collection of essays as a way to map personal trajectories and experiences which examine the concept of place at the micro-level. Eight transnational ...

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Transnational Social Spaces

Agents, Networks and Institutions

by Eyüp Özveren

<p>The ongoing processes of globalization and regionalization have drawn attention away from the traditional domains of nation-states and their interaction. However, the border-crossing activities of non-state agencies, organizations and ...

ISBN: 9781351877848

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Transnationalism and the Jews

Culture, History and Prophecy

by Jakob Egholm Feldt

<p>The concept of transnationalism has been widely used for many years to describe mobility and cross-border relations in the modern, globalized world. Most uses of the concept of transnationalism neglect its historical trajectory and largely ...

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Transnationalism, Diaspora and Migrants from the former Yugoslavia in Britain

by Gayle Munro

<p>The geo-political area of what once constituted Yugoslavia has been a region of significant migration since the 1960s. More recently, the conflicts in the region were the catalysts for massive displacements of individuals, families and whole ...

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Transpacific Americas

Encounters and Engagements Between the Americas and the South Pacific

by Eveline Dürr & Philipp Schorch

<p>This volume explores cultural, social and economic connections between the Americas and the South Pacific. It reaches beyond Sino-American collaborations to focus on rather neglected, and sometimes invisible, Southern linkages, asking how ...

ISBN: 9781317409007

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Twenty-First Century Urbanism

A New Analysis of the City

by Rob Sullivan

<p>This volume argues that the city cannot be captured by any one mode of analysis but instead is composed of the mobile, relational, efficient, sentient, and the phenomenological with all of them cast in new theoretical configurations and ...

ISBN: 9781317005766

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Twin Cities

Urban Communities, Borders and Relationships over Time

by John Garrard & Ekaterina Mikhailova

<p>This dynamic international collection provides a comprehensive overview of twin cities on administrative and international borders across the world. Drawing on contemporary and historical examples, it documents constant and changing features ...

ISBN: 9781351598682

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Un-making Environmental Activism

Beyond Modern/Colonial Binaries in the GMO Controversy

by Doerthe Rosenow

<p>Much environmental activism is caught in a logic that plays science against emotion, objective evidence against partisan aims, and human interest against a nature that has intrinsic value. Radical activists, by contrast, play down the role of

ISBN: 9781317228844

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Understanding Climate Change through Gender Relations

by Susan Buckingham & Virginie Le Masson

<p>This book explains how gender, as a power relationship, influences climate change related strategies, and explores the additional pressures that climate change brings to uneven gender relations. It considers the ways in which men and women ...

ISBN: 9781317340607

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Understanding Cultural Geography: Places and Traces

by Anderson, Jon

<P>This new and comprehensive book offers a holistic introduction to cultural geography. It integrates the broad range of theories and practices of the discipline by arguing that the essential focus of cultural geography is place. The book ...

ISBN: 9781135277505

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United States Assistance Policy in Africa

Exceptional Power

by Shai A. Divon & Bill Derman

<p>From the end of WWII to the end of the Obama administration, development assistance in Africa has been viewed as an essential instrument of US foreign policy. Although many would characterise it as a form of aid aimed at enhancing the lives ...

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Unravelling the Fukushima Disaster

by Mitsuo Yamakawa & Daisaku Yamamoto

<p>The Fukushima disaster continues to appear in national newspapers when there is another leakage of radiation-contaminated water, evacuation designations are changed, or major compensation issues arise and so remains far from over. However, ...

ISBN: 9781317273110

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Unsettling Eurocentrism in the Westernized University

by Julie Cupples & Ramón Grosfoguel

<p>The westernized university is a site where the production of knowledge is embedded in Eurocentric epistemologies that are posited as objective, disembodied and universal and in which non-Eurocentric knowledges, such as black and indigenous ...

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