Aspects of Tourism
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|Format:||Paperback, 280 pages|
|Other Information: ||Illustrations, map|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 27 July 2005|
This research book is a landmark contribution to the rapidly growing field of wildlife tourism, especially in regard to its underpinning foundations of science and conservation. Written by a number of environmental and biological scientists it explains the synergy between wildlife and tourism by drawing on their global experiences.
Table of Contents
1.The viewing of animals in the wild 2.Ecological impacts 3.Human dimension of wildlife interactions - by Joan Bentrupperbaumer 4.Stakeholder engagement 5.Wildlife tourism policies 6.Managing potential impacts 7.Natural science and wildlife tourism - by Kate Rodger & Mike Calver 8.Researching ecological impacts - by Mike Calver 9.Conclusions
About the Author
David Newsome is a senior lecturer in the School of Environmental Science at Murdoch University, Western Australia. His research interests include wildlife tourism, ecotourism and geotourism. He is regarded as one of the world's leading researchers in recreation ecology. Ross Dowling is the foundation professor and head of tourism in the School of Marketing, Tourism and Leisure at Edith Cowan University, Western Australia. His research expertise includes wildlife tourism, ecotourism, cruise ship tourism and geotourism. He is a tour guide and lecturer on wildlife tourism around the world. Susan Moore is a senior lecturer in the School of Environmental Science at Murdoch University, Western Australia. Her research interests include wildlife tourism and natural area tourism with a particular focus on social perceptions of impacts and performance reporting. She has written over 100 publications, including books, articles and reports.
"This book will make an excellent reference for individuals and graduate students seeking information on the effects of tourism and recreation on wildlife." Stephen F. McCool, University of Montana
|Publisher: ||Channel View Publications|
|Dimensions: ||22.0 x 17.0 x 1.0 centimeters (0.50 kg)|