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Urban Tourism and Development in the Socialist State: Havana During the 'Special Period'

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1 Introduction, aims and objectives 3
2 Methodology, logistics and reflexivity 13
3 Tourism and development : the Cuban context 25
4 Urban tourism in Havana : an overview of the special period 47
5 The impacts and planning of urban tourism 61
6 Tourism and urban development in Havana : from the 'pseudo-republic' to the special period 87
7 Tourism and socio-economic change in Havana during the special period 115
8 Tourism and environment in Havana during the special period 137
9 Residents' perceptions concerning the impacts of tourism in Havana during the special period 161
10 Tourism planning and governance in Havana during the special period 195
11 Conclusions 211
App. 1 Questionnaire survey concerning local residents' perception of tourism activities in Havana's tourist poles 225
App. 2 Main institutional and economic reforms in Cuba during the 1990s 233
App. 3 Trip index for Havana 235
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