Stories Of Practice Tourism Policy And Planning

Author: John Jenkins
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317049802
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Stories Of Practice Tourism Policy And Planning from the Author: John Jenkins. Analyses of contemporary tourism planning and policymaking practice at local to global scales is lacking and there is an urgent need for research that informs theory and practice. Illustrated with a set of cohesive, theoretically-informed, international case studies constructed through storytelling, this volume expands readers' knowledge about how tourism planning and policymaking takes place. Challenging traditional notions of tourism planning and policy processes, this book also provides critical insights into how theoretical concepts and frameworks are applied in tourism planning and policy making practice at different spatial scales. The book engages readers in the intellectual, political, moral and ethical issues that often surround tourism policymaking and planning, highlighting the great value of reflective learning grounded in the social sciences and revealing the complexity of tourism planning and policy.

Tourism Collaboration And Partnerships

Author: Prof. Bill Bramwell
Publisher: Channel View Publications
ISBN: 1845413989
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Tourism Collaboration And Partnerships from the Author: Prof. Bill Bramwell. This book explores the concept, techniques and implications of establishing stakeholder collaboration in sustainable tourism. The importance of involving a wide range of stakeholders in tourism planning and management is increasingly recognised. This reflects a move to less top-down, more decentralised and more inclusive forms of governance in tourism and in other policy fields. Twenty-two leading researchers and practitioners from around the world contribute their views and expertise to this pioneering volume. Case studies examining key issues are drawn from Europe, North and South America, Australia and the Arctic. Section 1 examines the processes, patterns and typologies involved. Specific concerns addressed include stakeholder interaction and negotiation, boundary issues in regional and international partnerships and stages of collaborative development. Section 2 evaluates the effects of politics and power on the practice of collaboration. Specific topics here include the changing roles of the state in tourism governance, regime theory and tourism, the public sector and partnership development and partnerships in a post socialist context. Section 3 looks at emerging thinking and approaches, sums up key issues affecting collaborative tourism planning and suggests future research directions. The book will be invaluable for final year undergraduate tourism students, for postgraduate students in tourism, environmental studies or planning and of interest to tourism planners, managers and consultants.

The Argumentative Turn In Policy Analysis And Planning

Author: Frank Fischer
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822313724
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The Argumentative Turn In Policy Analysis And Planning from the Author: Frank Fischer. Public policy is made of language. Whether in written or oral form, argument is central to all parts of the policy process. As simple as this insight appears, its implications for policy analysis and planning are profound. Drawing from recent work on language and argumentation and referring to such theorists as Wittgenstein, Habermas, Toulmin, and Foucault, these essays explore the interplay of language, action, and power in both the practice and the theory of policy-making. The contributors, scholars of international renown who range across the theoretical spectrum, emphasize the political nature of the policy planner's work and stress the role of persuasive arguments in practical decision making. Recognizing the rhetorical, communicative character of policy and planning deliberations, they show that policy arguments are necessarily selective, both shaping and being shaped by relations of power. These essays reveal the practices of policy analysts and planners in powerful new ways--as matters of practical argumentation in complex, highly political environments. They also make an important contribution to contemporary debates over postempiricism in the social and policy sciences. Contributors. John S. Dryzek, William N. Dunn, Frank Fischer, John Forester, Maarten Hajer, Patsy Healey, Robert Hoppe, Bruce Jennings, Thomas J. Kaplan, Duncan MacRae, Jr., Martin Rein, Donald Schon, J. A. Throgmorton

Successful Tourism

Author: Pran Nath Seth
Publisher: Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd
ISBN: 9788120731998
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Successful Tourism from the Author: Pran Nath Seth. Tourism is the world's second largest industry employing on an average one out of twenty adult men and women world-wide and the ratio is one out of ten when it comes to the developed countries like USA. The growing ranks of international leisure travellers are being influenced by business travellers who, are flooding into India as a result of economic liberalisation. It is thus imperative that our professional tourism corps be trained to meet these exacting requirements. Both in public and private sectors, the increasing understanding of these needs is leading to the development of institutes, training centres and academic programmes in tourism management. There is thus a great need for comprehensive professional literature. This two-volume series volume tells readers all that they want to know about tourism -- its history, networks and intricate operations. Volume Two discusses in detail how different tourism sectors operate and market themselves -- travel agencies, tour operators, hotels, restaurants, airlines -- as well as the impact of changing technology on their activities.

The Provisional City

Author: Dana Cuff
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262532020
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The Provisional City from the Author: Dana Cuff. A look at urban transformation through the architecture and land development of large-scale residential projects.

State Of The World 2002

Author: The Worldwatch Institute
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1610916379
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State Of The World 2002 from the Author: The Worldwatch Institute. State of the World 2002 includes chapters on climate change, farming, toxic chemicals, sustainable tourism, population, resource conflicts and global governance

Dialogues In Urban And Regional Planning

Author: Bruce Stiftel
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415346931
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Dialogues In Urban And Regional Planning from the Author: Bruce Stiftel. Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning offers a selection of the best urban planning scholarship from each of the world's planning scholarship communities. The papers presented illustrate the concerns and the discourse of planning scholarship communities and provide a glimpse into planning theory and practice by planning academics around the world. Readers will find this collection valuable in opening new avenues for exploration. This book has been put together by the Global Planning Education Association Network (GPEAN). The nine member associations of GPEAN are: the Association of African Planning Schools (AAPS), the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) in USA, the Association of Canadian University Planning Programs (ACUPP), the Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP), the Association of Latin American Schools of Urban Planning (ALEUP), the National Association of Urban and Regional Post graduate and Research Programs (ANPUR)in Brazil, the Australia and New Zealand Association of Planning Schools (ANZAPS), the Association for the Development of Planning Education and Research (APERAU), and the Asian Planning Schools Association (APSA).