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Global Ecotourism Policies and Case Studies

Perspectives and Constraints


Annotation Following a preface by the originator of the term "ecotourism," Kirstges (economics and tourism, U. of Applied Sciences, Wilhelmshaven, Germany) overviews economic, socio-cultural, and ecological issues in sustainable tourism. Lck (recreation and leisure studies, Brock U., Ontario, Canada) discusses whether large-scale ecotourism is an oxymoron, and the future of responsible tourism. Other contributors propose strategies from case studies of national parks and other sites in Latin America, Africa, Asia, and the South Pacific. Co-published as , v.5, nos.3&4, 2002. Lacks an index. Distributed in the US by UTP Distribution. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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