Tourism and Political Change

Editor/Author Butler, Richard and Suntikul, Wantanee
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Goodfellow Publishers

Single-User Purchase Price: $56.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $84.00
ISBN: 978-1-91-015883-8
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Tourism & Hospitality
Image Count: 33
Book Status: Available
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Calls for boycotts by tourists of countries with undesirable political regimes, the use of tourism to initiate political discussions, increased pressure for fair trade, and the use of tourism for economic transformation all reflect the huge impact that tourist activity and the tourism industry has on political change. Now in its second edition Tourism and Political Change addresses these issues of great current relevance and importance focussing on events and their impacts.

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Table of Contents

  • List of tables
  • List of figures
  • About the editors
  • Contributors
  • 1 Introduction – Wantanee Suntikul and Richard Butler
  • 2 Neoliberal Politics and the Fate of Tourism – David G Simmons
  • Part One: Changes in Political Relationships
  • Preface
  • 3 Regional Tourism Development within the East African Community – Carmen Nibigira, Edwin Sabuhoro and Bernard Kitheka
  • 4 China: Government Policy and Tourism Development – Trevor H. B. Sofield
  • 5 Political Changes and Tourism in the ‘Other Chinas’ – Wantanee Suntikul
  • Part Two: Increasing Autonomy
  • Preface
  • 6 Towards Decolonization: Indigenizing Resort Governance in Canada – Peter W. Williams and Alison Gill
  • 7 Political Change and Tourism in Scotland: Nationalism, devolution and autonomy – Rory MacLellan
  • 8 History and Politics of Tourism in Timor-Leste – Denis Tolkach
  • Part Three: Normalisation and Opening
  • Preface
  • 9 Myanmar: Opening for Tourism – Wantanee Suntikul and Paul Rogers
  • 10 The Politics of Tourism in Cuba – Tom Hinch and Baikuntha Prasad Acharya
  • 11 Tourism and Political Change in Ireland, North and South – Stephen W. Boyd
  • Part Four: Uncertain Future
  • 12 Greek Tourism, Economic Crisis and Political Turmoil – Andreas Papatheodorou and Nikolaos Pappas
  • 13 The Return of the ‘Idea of Iran’ (2005-2015) – Ali Mozaffari, Ramin Karimian and Sajad Mousavi
  • 14 Tourism on the Fringe of Politics-Brazil – Mariana Aldrigui
  • 15 Egypt's Tourism Industry and the Arab Spring – Konstantinos Tomazos
  • 16 Conclusions – Richard Butler and Wantanee Suntikul