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The SAGE Handbook of Tourism Management is a critical, state-of-the-art and authoritative review of tourism management, written by leading international thinkers and academics in the field. With a strong focus on applications of theories and concepts to tourism, the chapters in this volume are framed as critical synoptic pieces covering key developments, current issues and debates, and emerging trends and future considerations for the field. Part One: Approaching Tourism Part Two: Destination Applications Part Three: Marketing Applications Part Four: Tourism Product Markets Part Five: Technological Applications Part Six: Environmental Applications This handbook offers a fresh, contemporary and definitive look at tourism management, making it an essential resource for academics, researchers and students.

The Mobilities Paradigm and Tourism Management
The Mobilities Paradigm and Tourism Management
Kevin Hannam
Introduction

The management of tourism has frequently been conceptualized as a place bound activity where tourism is sought to be managed by governments for the benefit of both local people and visitors. The plethora of studies into the impacts of tourism, for example, highlight the specific positive and negative influences that tourism has had and continues to have on particular destinations. The mobilities paradigm seeks to challenge this conceptualization by offering a way of thinking through such impacts and management issues as not being fixed in specific places but as being part of fluid networks connected with other forms of mobility including migration, transport use, developments in mobile ...

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