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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 120.00
This book is a pioneering investigation of the tourism practices in the world's other, cold water, islands. Located in extreme latitudes and subject to extreme weather conditions, these islands have been developing their tourism appeal in manners that appear sustainable. They present themselves in images that speak to the pristine, unique and superlative... more...
- Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 34.95
Conflicting and competing claims over the actual and imagined use of land and seascapes are exacerbated on islands with high population density. The management of culture and heritage is particularly tested in island environments where space is finite and the population struggles to preserve cultural and natural assets in the face of the demands of... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 79.99
Island Songs is a work of sonic anthropology that does more than probe song as a part of the sociocultural life on islands. It illuminates how song performs island life. Gathered here are 15 case study chapters on islands in the Caribbean, North Atlantic, Mediterranean, Baltic, and the South Pacific, all framed by four eclectic, conceptual... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00
The authors investigate the exceptional political economy of the ten inhabited islands whose territory is divided amongst two or more countries: that are unitary geographical spaces but fragmented polities. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Entrepreneurship in Small Island States and Territories is the first publication to consider the ?creative? side of enterprise in small island states and territories. Rather than playing out as remote, vulnerable and dependent backwaters of neo-colonialism, the world?s small island states and territories (with resident populations of less than 1... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95
Exploring the conceptual insights provided by the archipelagic 'twist' in the context of tourism principles, policies and practices, this volume draws on an international series of case studies to analyse best practice in branding, marketing and logistics in archipelago tourist destinations. The book asks and seeks to answer such questions as: How... more...
- Springer Japan 2011; US$ 117.21
Island societies face a series of threats from severe depopulation to ecological degradation caused by tourism. This volume examines the options for conserving the natural and cultural beauty of Pacific Rim islands from the Galápagos to Okinawa and Taiwan. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00
The dynamics for any moves for political independence in the 21st century are very different from those of the 20th. The aspirations of former colonies to independence are grinding to a halt; the rationale for selfdetermination is increasingly driven by strategic and pragmatic economic arguments, and not so much by nationalist appeals. Meanwhile,... more...