The Politics of Tourism Development: Booms and Busts in Ireland

Hardcover | January 15, 2012

byAnne O'Brien

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Moving beyond both tourism and politics literatures' current understandings of how tourism is developed, this book offers an original theory of interlocking regimes to account for the manner in which public and private bodies either facilitate or prevent development within tourism.

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Moving beyond both tourism and politics literatures' current understandings of how tourism is developed, this book offers an original theory of interlocking regimes to account for the manner in which public and private bodies either facilitate or prevent development within tourism.

ANNE O' BRIEN co-ordinates Provision by Kairos Communications Ltd. of Broadcast Production modules for the Centre for Media Studies at National University of Ireland, Maynooth. She has produced a number of documentaries for Irish national broadcasters RTE and TG4.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 9.68 × 5.66 × 0.78 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230284388

ISBN - 13:9780230284388

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Capitalist Economics, Sectors and States: Understanding Tourism
Explaining Irish Development
State Development and Regime Change
Tourism, the Irish State and Developmental Failures
Tiger Growth, Tourism's Roaring Trade 1987-2007
Crisis in 2008
Crisis: The Catalyst for Change
Narrating Crisis in 1987 and Lessons not Learned in 2008
The Future of Irish Tourism and Conclusions