The Resource Scientific Tourism : Researchers as Travellers

Scientific Tourism : Researchers as Travellers

Label
Scientific Tourism : Researchers as Travellers
Title
Scientific Tourism
Title remainder
Researchers as Travellers
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
As researchers in emerging economies, scientists are often the first foreign visitors to stay in remote rural areas and, on occasion, form joint venture ecotourism and community tourism projects or poverty alleviation schemes between local agencies or NGOs, the local community, and their home institution or agency. They therefore can contribute to avenues for the conservation of natural resources and the development of rural communities as well as influencing the future tourism development through its perceived legitimacy and the destination image it promotes. This book for the first time criti
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
507.2
Index
index present
LC call number
G155.A1 .S355 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility
Label
Scientific Tourism : Researchers as Travellers
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; PART I Setting the stage; 1 Why are you here? Toward reflexivity, positionality, and multivocality at the intersections of research and tourism; 2 Science and nature discourse in ecotourism; 3 Research as a forefront to tourism: Understanding conservation science as a catalyst for ecotourism; PART II The players; 4 Exploring the travel policies of conservation and development professionals; 5 Exploring the decision making of the university scientific market
  • 6 International tourism demand of academic teachers and researchersPART III Case studies; 7 Scientific tourists: A community's perspective into research travel behaviors; 8 Scientific tourism and sustainable development in the Aysén region of Chile; 9 Motivations of medical volunteer tourists and a discussion of the underlying ethics: A qualitative case study from Cusco, Peru; 10 Field biologists as the first and ultimate (eco) tourists: Selva Lacandona and beyond; 11 Australian Wildlife Tourism and Research Network; Conclusion: Lessons learned about scientific tourism and research travellers
Control code
ocn910446225
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (213 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317751168
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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785005
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b33200439
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)910446225
  • pebco1317751167

Library Locations

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