Geography of Tourism and Recreation: Environment, Place and Space / Edition 2

Geography of Tourism and Recreation: Environment, Place and Space / Edition 2

by Michael C. Hall, Stephen J. Page
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415250811

ISBN-13: 9780415250818

Pub. Date: 12/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The fully updated second edition of The Geography of Tourism and Recreation continues to be a comprehensive and accessible introduction to tourism, leisure and recreation. Each chapter offers a distinctive series of insights into how the geographer has approached the analysis of tourism and recreation and, amongst other things, explores:
* the demand

Overview

The fully updated second edition of The Geography of Tourism and Recreation continues to be a comprehensive and accessible introduction to tourism, leisure and recreation. Each chapter offers a distinctive series of insights into how the geographer has approached the analysis of tourism and recreation and, amongst other things, explores:
* the demand for recreation and tourism
* the supply of recreation and tourism
* the impacts of recreation and tourism
* recreation and tourism in urban, rural and coastal environments
* recreation and tourism in wilderness areas and National Parks
* recreation and tourism policy and planning
* the future of recreation and tourism and the role of geography in applied research.

Summary points and questions are included to encourage discussion among readers. The text is well illustrated with plates, maps , diagrams and new case-studies, to highlight international examples that address key concepts and issues in tourism and recreation research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415250818
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.52(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Tourism Matters 2. The Demand for Recreation and Tourism 3. The Supply of Recreation and Tourism 4. The Impacts of Tourism and Recreation 5. Urban Recreation and Tourism 6. Rural Recreation and Tourism 7. Tourism and Recreation in the Pleasure Periphery: Wilderness and National Parks 8. Coastal and Marine Recreation and Tourism 9. Tourism and Recreation Planning and Policy 10. The Future. References Index

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