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Encyclopedia of Ecotourism

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  • Ron Mader
    FYI - I just came across a reference of this new book. Does anyone know whether it was just published? The publication date is listed as March 2001. - Ron
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 6, 2002
      FYI - I just came across a reference of this new book. Does anyone know
      whether it was just published? The publication date is listed as March 2001.
      - Ron

      Encyclopedia of Ecotourism
      http://www.cabi-publishing.org/bookshop/ReadingRoom/0851993680.asp

      The Encyclopedia of Ecotourism
      D B Weaver, School of Tourism and Hotel Management, Griffith University,
      Australia
      Publication Date: March 2001
      Number of Pages: 688 Pages
      Binding: Hardback
      ISBN: 0851993680
      Price: £95.00  (US$149.00)

      Contributors

      Preface

      SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION TO ECOTOURISM
      D.B. Weaver

      1 Principles of Ecotourism
      R.K. Blamey
      2 Types of Ecotourism
      M.B. Orams
      3 Ecotourists: Not a Homogeneous Market Segment
      P.A. Wight
      4 Global Growth and Magnitude of Ecotourism
      D.E. Hawkins and K. Lamoureux
      5 Ecotourism in the Context of Other Tourism Types
      D.B. Weaver
       
      SECTION 2: A REGIONAL SURVEY BY CONTINENT
      E. Cater

      6 Kenya and South Africa
      P.U.C. Dieke
      7 Anglo-America
      D.A. Fennell
      8 Asia
      A.A. Lew
      9 Oceania (Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific)
      R.K. Dowling
      10 Europe
      S. Blangy and S. Vautie
      11 Latin America and the Caribbean
      D.B. Weaver and R. Schlüter

      SECTION 3: A REGIONAL SURVEY BY BIOME
      D.B. Weaver

      12 Rainforests
      W. Frost
      13 Mountain Ecotourism: Creating a Sustainable Future
      P.W. Williams, T.V. Singh and R. Schlüter
      14 Polar Environments
      B. Stonehouse
      15 Islands and Coasts
      E.A. Halpenny
      16 Deserts, Grasslands and Savannahs
      D.B. Weaver
      17 Marine Environments
      C. Cater and E. Cater
       
      SECTION 4: ECOTOURISM VENUES
      D.B. Weaver

      18 Public Protected Areas
      L.J. Lawton
      19 Privately Owned Protected Areas
      J. Langholz and K. Brandon
      20 Modified Spaces
      L.J. Lawton and D.B. Weaver
      21 Wilderness
      W.E. Hammitt and M.C. Symmonds
      22 Indigenous Territories
      T. Hinch
       
      SECTION 5: ECOTOURISM IMPACTS
      P.F.J. Eagles

      23 Economic Impacts
      K. Lindberg
      24 Environmental Impacts
      R. Buckley
      25 Exploring Socio-cultural Impacts on Local Communities
      S. Wearing
      26 Developing Indicators for Destination Sustainability
      E. Sirakaya, T.B. Jamal and H.-S. Choi
      27 Rural Development
      R.W. Butler
       
      SECTION 6: PLANNING, MANAGEMENT AND INSTITUTIONS
      K.F. Backman

      28 Management Tools and Techniques: an Integrated Approach to Planning
      S. Backman, J. Petrick and B.A. Wright
      29 Policy and Planning
      D.A. Fennell, R. Buckley and D.B. Weaver
      30 Ecotourism-related Organizations
      E.A. Halpenny
      31 Ecotourism in the Inter-sectoral Context
      J. Cohen
      32 The Place of Ecotourism in Public Policy and Planning
      S. Parker
       
      SECTION 7: THE BUSINESS OF ECOTOURISM
      B. McKercher

      33 Accommodations
      J. Gardner
      34 Tour Operators
      B.R. Higgins
      35 Tour Guides and Interpretation
      B. Weiler and S.H. Ham
      36 The Business of Ecotourism
      B. McKercher
      37 The Pursuit of Excellence: Benchmarking, Accreditation, Best Practice and
      Auditing
      J.-P. Issaverdis
       
      SECTION 8: METHODOLOGIES, RESEARCH AND RESOURCES
      D.B. Weaver

      38 Methodological Approaches Used in the Literature
      K.F. Backman and D.B. Morais
      39 Information Sources for Planning and Management
      P.F.J. Eagles
      40 Education and Training
      N. Lipscombe and R. Thwaites
      41 Areas and Needs in Ecotourism Research
      D.A. Fennell

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