Leisure and Tourism Policy and Planning

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* Provides a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary introduction to public policy and planning in the fields of leisure and tourism
* Covers policy-making and planning as carried out by governments and associated agencies
* Contains guidelines for leisure and tourism planning, methodology and performance measurement

This book is an updated edition of Leisure Policy and Planning(Longman, 1994), now covering tourism as well as leisure, and addressing such issues as citizens' rights, the implications of globalization, "Third Way" politics and "Best Value" developments. Topics covered include: leisure and tourism needs, rights and citizenship; political ideologies and the role of the state; the market versus the state; public policy making; leisure and tourism plans and planning; forecasting leisure and tourism demand; economic evaluation methods, performance evaluation; and planning for different sector. The book includes an extensive bibliography and questions and exercises for each chapter.

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About the author (2002)

A. J. Veal, School of Leisure, Sport and Tourism, University of Technology.

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