This text explores the role of tourism as a potential contibutor to socio economic development in destination areas establishing a link between tourism studies and development studies it considers what is meant by development the processes through which development may be achieved and in particular a number of fundamental issues related to the use of tourism as a development agent. Tourism and development concepts and issues aspects of tourism richard sharpley david j telfer on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers this book explores and challenges the relationship between tourism and development and establishes a conceptual link between the discrete yet interconnected disciplines of tourism studies and development studies. Tourism and development concepts and issues aspects of tourism book 5 kindle edition by david j telfer richard sharpley download it once and read it on your kindle device pc phones or tablets use features like bookmarks note taking and highlighting while reading tourism and development concepts and issues aspects of tourism book 5. Article one of the recurring themes in tourism studies is the notion that tourism is a vehicle for economic development this edited book makes a valuable contribution by exploring the important concepts and issues that are linked with the perception that tourism can be a vehicle for leading countries out of poverty. In this first chapter therefore we consider the concepts of and inter relationship between tourism and development thereby providing the framework for the application of development theory to the specific context of tourism in chapter 2 and the more specific issues in subsequent chapters tourism and development
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