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  • Codes of Ethics in Tourismby David A. Fennell; David C. Malloy

    Channel View Publications 2007; US$ 39.95

    Provides a look at the theory and practice of codes of ethics in tourism. This book includes an overview of what has been done to date in tourism studies in the area of code development and implementation. It also furnishes the study of tourism codes of ethics with a theoretical foundation. more...

  • Pro-poor Tourism: Who Benefits?by C. Michael Hall

    Channel View Publications 2007; US$ 69.95

    Pro-poor tourism, is receiving attention from the World Tourism Organization, the UN system, governments, industry, and NGOs and is an integral component of sustainable development strategies in the less developed countries. Using cases and reviews, this book gives an assessments of the effectiveness of pro-poor tourism as a development strategy. more...

  • Managing Coastal Tourism Resortsby Sheela Agarwal; Gareth Shaw

    Channel View Publications 2007; US$ 49.95

    The vast majority of academic research of coastal tourism resort management has been undertaken in northern and southern Europe at the expense of a wider global consideration. This book aims to address this deficit and develop a global perspective on the management issues facing coastal resorts. more...

  • Royal Tourismby Philip Long; Nicola J. Palmer

    Channel View Publications 2007; US$ 59.95

    The relationships between tourism and royalty have received little coverage in the tourism literature. Tourism has also received limited attention in historical studies of royalty. This volume explores the relationships between royalty and tourism. more...

  • Creating Classroom Communities of Learningby Roger Barnard; Maria Torres-guzmán

    Channel View Publications 2008; US$ 49.95

    The case studies in this book are based on transcripts of classroom interaction in nine different countries. In each chapter, the first author explains the specific context and through a theoretical and/or experiential perspective interprets the transcript data. The data are then re-interpreted by other authors in the book, illustrating the complexity... more...

  • Language and Povertyby Wayne Harbert; Sally Mcconnell-ginet; Amanda Miller

    Channel View Publications 2008; US$ 49.95

    This volume explores the complex interactions of language with economic resources. How does poverty affect language survival? How is the economic status of individuals affected by the languages they do or do not speak? The authors address these questions from multiple perspectives, drawing on linguistics, language policy and planning, economics, anthropology,... more...

  • Language Disorders in Speakers of Chineseby Sam Po Law; Brendan Weekes; Anita M.Y. Wong

    Channel View Publications 2008; US$ 139.95

    Research interest in Chinese language impairments can be traced back to the 1930s. Despite the significant advances made in this research field over the past two decades, this body of work has not received the attention it deserves. This book fills a gap in the field and represents the latest research in Chinese language disorders in children and adults.... more...

  • Third Language Acquisition and Universal Grammarby Yan-kit Ingrid Leung

    Channel View Publications 2009; US$ 119.95

    Third Language Acquisition and Universal Grammar contains nine chapters on adult third language (L3) or multilingual acquisition from the Universal Grammar (UG) perspective. A variety of languages other than English are involved in the studies reported in the papers, including Cantonese Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Mandarin Chinese,... more...

  • Input Matters in SLAby Thorsten Piske; Martha Young-scholten

    Channel View Publications 2008; US$ 59.95

    This volume bridges the knowledge gap between second language acquisition researchers and second language pedagogy professionals in its focus on a topic of mutual interest: input. The reader-friendly contributions from seasoned researchers including Stephen Krashen, Bill VanPatten and new voices offer a wide range of existing and new perspectives on... more...

  • English as an International Languageby Farzad Sharifian

    Channel View Publications 2009; US$ 54.95

    Collectively, the chapters in this volume make a significant contribution to the emerging paradigm of English as an International Language (EIL) by exploring various aspects of the English language and its pedagogy in the context of the globalization of this language. The volume shows great deal of promise in terms of expanding the paradigm and also... more...