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Tourism Places, Spaces and Change
Tourism places, spaces and change
Place and Space

Chapter 1 set out the importance of analysing tourism in the context of globalization. One of the features of globalization, as expressed by Harvey (1989a), is that time-space compression has enhanced the significance of space and place rather than diminished it. In this chapter we explore how the relationships between tourism and space/place are shaped and reshaped. First we consider some of more pertinent aspects of production and consumption, especially concentration processes, resort and product cycles, local labour markets, and capital embeddedness. Then we shift our attention to the mode of regulation, and to how this relates to space and place. We examine, in turn, tourism interest groups, the shift from government to governance (including ...

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