Tourism, Planning, and Community Development

Tourism, Planning, and Community Development


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415754903
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/12/2012
Series: Community Development - Current Issues Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 152
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Rhonda G. Phillips, Ph.D., AICP, CEcD is a professor, a planner and community economic developer with experience in tourism-based development approaches. Her research and service outreach includes assessing community well-being and quality-of-life outcomes, and fostering balanced approaches to planning and development.

Sherma Roberts is a lecturer in tourism and programme leader for the M.Sc. Tourism programmes, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus. Dr. Roberts recently co- edited New Perspectives in Caribbean Tourism and Marketing Island Destinations. Research includes tourism policy and planning, sustainable tourism, tourism entrepreneurship, and community participation.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Incorporating social justice in tourism planning: racial reconciliation and sustainable community development in the Deep South 3. An analysis of factors mediating community participation outcomes in tourism 4. Tourism planning and power within micropolitan community development 5. Community understanding of the impact of temporary visitors on incidental destinations 6. Sustainable practices of community tourism planning: lessons from a remote community 7. Engaging residents in planning for sustainable rural-nature tourism in post-communist Poland 8. Participatory modeling as a tool for community development planning: tourism in the Northern Forest 9. Golden Geese or White Elephants? The Paradoxes of World Heritage Sites and Community-Based Tourism Development in Agra, India

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