Tourism and the Environment Regional, Economic and Policy Issues

The issue of maintaining a balanced relationship between tourism and the environment has received considerable attention since the 1970s. However, only in the 1980s and 1990s did it become a topic of systematic academic inquiry and research, distinguished from the broader area of the environmental i...

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Main Author: Briassoulis, Helen
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Straaten, Jan (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1992, 1992
Series:Environment & Assessment
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The issue of maintaining a balanced relationship between tourism and the environment has received considerable attention since the 1970s. However, only in the 1980s and 1990s did it become a topic of systematic academic inquiry and research, distinguished from the broader area of the environmental impacts of recreation and leisure activities. This volume dwells on the environmental and economic impacts of tourism and is divided as follows: Part 1: Introduction and Overview Part 2: Tourism and the Environment: General Considerations Part 3: Regional Issues Part 4: Economic Issues Part 5: Policy Issues The work is complemented by a subject index
Physical Description:VI, 171 p online resource
ISBN:9789401126960