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Degrowth and tourism, new perspectives on tourism entrepreneurship, destinations and policy, edited by C. Michael Hall, Linda Lundmark and Jundan Jasmine Zhang

"The sustainability of tourism is increasingly under question given the challenges of overtourism, COVID-19, and the contribution of tourism to climate and environmental change. Degrowth and Tourism provides an original response to the central problem of growth in tourism, an imperative that has been intrinsic within tourism practice, and directs the reader to rethink the impacts of tourism and possible alternatives beyond the sustainable growth discourse. Using a multi-scaled approach to investigate degrowth's macro effects and micro indications in tourism, this book frames degrowth in tourism in terms of business, destination and policy initiatives. It uses a combination of empirical research, case studies and theory, to offer new perspectives and approaches to analyse issues related to overtourism, COVID-19, small-scale tourism operations and entrepreneurship, mobility and climate change in tourism. Interdisciplinary chapters provide studies on animal-based tourism, nature-based tourism, domestic tourism, developing community-centric tourism, and many other areas, within the paradigm of degrowth. This book offers significant insight on both the implications of degrowth paradigm in tourism studies and practices, as well as tourism's potential contributions to the degrowth paradigm and will be essential reading for all those interested in sustainable tourism and transformations through tourism"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Introduction : degrowth and tourism : implications and challenges / Linda Lundmark, Jundan Jasmine Zhang & C. Michael Hall -- Decommodification as a socially embedded practice : the example of lifestyle enterprise in animal-based tourism / Erika Andersson Cederholm & Carina Sjöholm -- Lifestyle entrepreneurs as agents of degrowth : the case of nature-based tourism businesses in Scandinavia / Lusine Margaryan, Peter Fredman, & Stian Stensland -- Mobility transitions and rural restructuring in Sweden : a database study of holistic simplifiers / Marco Eimermann, Urban Lindgren, Linda Lundmark & Jundan Jasmine Zhang -- Diverse tourism : a poststructural view on tourism destination degrowth transition / Outi Kulusjärvi -- Global importance, local problems : degrowth in Italian World Heritage destinations / Alberto Amore & Bailey Ashton Adie -- Opportunities and barriers for de-growth in remote tourism destinations : overcoming regional inequalities? / Doris A. Carson & Dean B. Carson -- Degrowth as a strategy for adjusting to the adverse impacts of climate change in a nature based destination / Bruce Prideaux & Anja Pabel -- Sustainable growth in tourism? : rethinking and resetting sustainable tourism for development / Jarkko Saarinen -- Re-thinking tourism : degrowth and equity rights in developing community-centric tourism / Karla A. Boluk, Chris Krolikowski, Freya Higgins-Desbiolles, Sandro Carnicelli & Gayathri Wijesinghe -- Community-based tourism and degrowth / Esteban Ruiz-Ballesteros -- Don't leave town till you've seen the country : comestic tourism as a degrowth strategy / Paul W. Ballantine -- Degrowing tourism : can grassroots form the norm? / O. Cenk Demiroglu & Ethemcan Turhan -- COVID-19 pandemic, tourism and degrowth / Siamak Seyfi & C. Michael Hall -- Conclusiojn : degrowing tourism : can tourism move beyond BAU (Brundtland as Usual)? / C. Michael Hall, Linda Lundmark, Jundan Jasmine Zhang
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (271 pages).
Specific Material Designation
Form Of Item

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