The Routledge Handbook Of Tourism And Sustainability by C. Michael HallThe Routledge Handbook Of Tourism And Sustainability by C. Michael Hall

The Routledge Handbook Of Tourism And Sustainability

EditorC. Michael Hall, Stefan Gossling

Hardcover | December 2, 2015

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Routledge Handbook of Tourism and Sustainability from C. Michael Hall, Stefan G'ssling, Daniel Scott
is one of the winners of theITB BookAwards 2016in the categorySpecialist tourism literature!

Sustainability remains one of the major issues in tourism today. Concerns over climate and environmental change, the fallout from the global economic and financial crisis, and the seeming failure to meeting UN Millennium development goals have only reinforced the need for more sustainable approaches to tourism, however they be defined. Given the centrality of sustainability in tourism curricula, policies, research and practice it is therefore appropriate to prepare a state of the art handbook on the relationship between tourism and sustainability.

This timelyHandbook of Tourism and Sustainabilityis developed from specifically commissioned original contributions from recognised authors in the field, providing a systematic guide to the current state of knowledge on this area. It is interdisciplinary in coverage and international in scope through its authorship and content. The volume commences with an assessment of tourism's global environmental, e.g. climate, emissions, energy use, biodiversity, water use, land use, and socio-economic effects, e.g. economic impacts, employment and livelihoods, culture. This then provides the context for sections outlining the main theoretical frameworks and constructs that inform tourism and sustainability, management tools and approaches, and the approaches used in different tourism and travel industry sectors. The book concludes by examining emerging and future concerns in tourism and sustainability such as peak-oil, post-carbon tourism, green economy and transition tourism.

This is essential reading for students, researches and academics interested in the possibilities of sustainable forms of tourism and tourism's contribution to sustainable development. Its assessment of tourism's global impact along with its overviews of sectoral and management approaches will provide a benchmark by which the sustainability of tourism will be measured for years to come.

C. Michael Hallis a Professor in the Department of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship, University of Canterbury and Docent, Department of Geography, University of Oulu, Finland. Co-editor of Current Issues in Tourism, he has wide ranging research interests in tourism, mobility and regional development, food, and environmental h...
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Title:The Routledge Handbook Of Tourism And SustainabilityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:548 pages, 9.8 × 7 × 1.8 inPublished:December 2, 2015Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415662486

ISBN - 13:9780415662482

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Table of Contents

1. Tourism and sustainability: An introductionC. Michael Hall, Stefan G'ssling and Daniel ScottSection A: Introductory contexts to tourism and sustainability  2. The evolution of sustainable development and sustainable tourismC. Michael Hall, Stefan G'ssling and Daniel Scott3. The global effects and impacts of tourism: An overviewMichelle Rutty, Stefan G'ssling, Daniel Scott and C. Michael Hall Section B: Theoretical frameworks and concepts in tourism and sustainability 4. Tourism and the precautionary principle in theory and practiceDavid A. Fennell  5. Sustainable yield: An integrated approach to tourism managementJeremy Northcote 6. Tourism and common pool resourcesHelen Briassoulis  7. Tourism and human rightsFreya Higgins-Desbiolles and Kyle Whyte  8. Ethics in tourism GeorgetteLeah Burns 9. Pro-poor tourism: Reflections on past research and directions for the futureDao Troung 10. Environmentally sustainable tourists?Sara Dolnicar  11. Environmental justice and tourismRob Hales and Tazim Jamal 12. Consumptive and non-consumptive tourism practices: The case of wildlife tourismBrent Lovelock 13. Tourism and cultural changeMelanie Smith Section C: Management tools and concepts14. Environmental indicators and benchmarking for sustainable tourism developmentHeather Zeppel  15. Certification and labellingSonya Graci and Rachel Dodds16. Life cycle assessmentViachaslau Filimonau 17. Carbon managementStefan G'ssling 18. Sustainable tourism legislation and regulationMucha Mkono and John M. Jenkins  19. Promoting voluntary behaviour change for sustainable tourism: The potential role of social marketingDao Truong and C. Michael Hall 20. Managing visitors to the natural environmentDavid Newsome and Susan Moore  21. Corporate social responsibilityTim Coles, Emily Fenclova and Claire Dinan 22. Wildlife tourism: "Call it consumption!"James Higham and Debbie Hopkins  23. Stories of people and places: interpretation, tourism and sustainabilityGianna Moscardo24. Tourism in the future(s): Forecasting and scenariosDaniel Scott and Stefan G'ssling 25. Local-scale environmental impacts and management of tourismRalf Buckley Section D: Sectoral approaches to tourism and sustainability  26. Foodservice in tourism and sustainabilityBrian Garrod 27. Environmental management and online environmental performance assessment tools in the hotel industry: Theory and practicePaulina Bohdanowicz-Godfrey and Piotr Zientara 28. Built attractions and sustainabilityJohn Swarbrooke 29. Destination tourism: Critical debates, research gaps and the need for a new research agendaBruce Prideaux 30. Natural heritage, parks and protected areasWarwick Frost and Jennifer Laing 31. Changing audience behaviour: A pathway to sustainable event managementJames Musgrave and Stephen Henderson  32. Small firms and sustainable tourism policy: Exploring moral framing Rhodri ThomasSection E: Sustainable Transport and Mobility  33. Sustainable mobilityErling Holden and Kristin Linnerud  34. The role of aviation in sustainable development of tourismPaul Peeters and Rob Bongaerts 35. The environmental challenges of cruise tourism: Impacts and governance Machiel Lamers, Eke Eijgelaar and Bas Amelung36. Public transport Diem-Trinh Le-Kl'37. Sustainable space tourism: new destinations, new challengesDavid T. Duval and C. Michael HallSection F: Emerging Issues and the Future  38. Peak oil and tourism: The end of growth?Suzanne Becken  39. Low carbon and post carbon travel and destinationsStefan G'ssling  40. Slow travel Janet Dickinson 41. Conclusion: Tourism and sustainability: Towards a green(er) tourism economy?C. Michael Hall, Stefan G'ssling and Daniel Scott

Editorial Reviews

"In The Routledge Handbook of Tourism and Sustainable, Hall, G¿ssling and Scott have brought together leading scholars to create what may be the single most comprehensive resource on the concepts, debates and methodologies of sustainable tourism to date.  This is a timely volume toward understanding tourism and its relationship to the increasing pressures of global environmental and social change in today's world."- Alan A. Lew, Ph.D., AICP, Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator, Department of Geography, Planning and Recreation, Northern Arizona University "This comprehensive Handbook explores the conceptual foundations and management perspectives of sustainability in tourism. Engaging with well-argued criticism the book demonstrates the value and diversity of sustainable tourism studies. This collection is a ¿must have¿ for scholars and students who want to understand the complexity and challenges of sustainable development in tourism." - Jarkko Saarinen, University of Oulu, Finland, and University of Johannesburg, South Africa