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The Tourism Area Life Cycle (Vol. 2: Conceptual and Theoretical Issues)

Richard W. Butler

ISBN 10: 8130912309 / ISBN 13: 9788130912301
Editorial: Viva Books Private Limited, 2010
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Richard Butler?s The Tourism Area Life Cycle (TALC) has been extremely influential in the developing field of tourism studies over the past two decades. This volume consists of specially invited chapters by leading researchers who have reviewed the original model in the light of their own and other conceptual and theoretical positions and models. The book is divided into five sections: ? the conceptual origins of the TALC ? spatial relationships and the TALC ? alternative conceptual approaches ? renewing or retiring with the TALC ? predicting with the TALC. Each section features an introduction from Richard Butler, and the book concludes with Butler?s review of the future potential of the model in the area of the destination development process. Contents: Acknowledgements ? Contributors ? Introduction - C. Michael Hall ? Part 1: The Conceptual Context and Evolution of the TALC ? The Ontological Foundation of the TALC - Samuel Johnston ? Legitimising the TALC as a Theory of Development and Change - K. Michael Haywood ? Part 2: Spatial Relationships and the TALC ? Enigma Variations? The TALC, Marketing Models and the Descendants of the Product Life Cycle - Tim Coles ? TALC and the Spatial Implications of Competition - Andreas Papatheodorou ? Space? Time Accessibility and the TALC: The Role of Geographies of Spatial Interaction and Mobility in Contributing to an Improved Understanding of Tourism - C. Michael Hall ? Part 3: Alternative Conceptual Approaches and the TALC ? The Contribution of Entrepreneurship Theory to the TALC Model - Roslyn Russell ? The TALC and Protected Natural Areas: African Examples - Sabine Weizenegger ? Time Path Analysis and TALC Stage Demarcation ? Svend Lundtorp and Stephen Wanhill ? The Implications of Lamarckian Theory for the TALC model - Neil Ravenscroft and Ion Hadjihambi ? Chaos Theory and its Application to the TALC model - Roslyn Russell ? Part 4: Renewing or Retiring with the TALC ? The Anatomy of the Rejuvenation Stage of the TALC - C. Cooper ? Coastal Resort Restructuring the TALC - Sheela Agarwal ? Revisiting the TALC: Is There an Off-Ramp? - Tom G. Baum ? Part 5: Predicting with the TALC ? How to Define, Identify and Monitor the Decline of Tourist Destinations: Towards an Early Warning System - Mara Manente and Harald Pechlaner ? The Predictive Potential of the. TALC Model - Ted Berry ? Part 6: The Future and the TALC ? References Printed Pages: 352. N° de ref. de la librería 5477

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Título: The Tourism Area Life Cycle (Vol. 2: ...

Editorial: Viva Books Private Limited

Año de publicación: 2010

Encuadernación: Paperback

Condición del libro:New

Edición: First edition.

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About the Author:

Richard Butler has researched tourism from a geographical perspective for over forty years in Canada and the UK. He is most well known for his adaptation of the life cycle model to tourist destination, and has also published widely on sustainable tourism, and tourism development and impacts.

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