Routledge, Nov 14, 2007 - 302 pages
Focusing on an array of economic, social and ecological inconsistencies that continue to plague ecotourism in theory and practice, this book examines ecotourism in reference to other related forms of tourism, impacts, conservation, sustainability, education and interpretation, policy and governance, and the ethical imperative of ecotourism as these apply to the world s greenest form of tourism.
This revised edition includes:
It includes case studies and considers the perspectives of many adjacent fields, including geography, economics, business, philosophy, biology, and environmental studies.
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1 The nature of tourism
2 Ecotourism and ecotourists
3 The social and ecological impacts of tourism
4 Development economics and marketing
5 Natural resources protected areas and conservation
managing stakeholder interests
7 Ecotourism in practice