Elgar Research Agendas outline the future of research in a given area. Leading scholars are given the space to explore their subject in provocative ways, and map out the potential directions of travel. They are relevant but also visionary.
Exploring tourism in an increasingly valuable landscape, this forward-looking book examines the importance of the sustainability of global travel. Leading authors in the field outline the major trajectories for research helpful in developing a sustainable and environmentally-minded industry.
Contributors review the research that has developed in recent decades, focusing on the major research issues facing the field, including health and tourism and the importance of public lands. Offering a unique insight into research priorities, with a particular focus on systems thinking, this book provides a definitive overview of key areas of study for the future of sustainable tourism.
Concise and cutting-edge, this Research Agenda provides crucial insight for academics, highlighting the most critical questions facing the research area of sustainable tourism today. Policy makers and those involved in the tourism industry will also benefit from the practical advice offered.
Contributors include: C. Addinsall, K. Bosak, K.S. Bricker, L.K. Cerveny, D. Dalenberg, M.M. Derrien, S. Espiner, J. Higham, Y.-F. Leung, J. Loehr, T.C. Magro-Lindenkamp, S.F. McCool, A.B. Miller, Z.D. Miller, G. Moscardo, P. Newman, C. Orchiston, C. Pence, W.L. Rice, A. Rylance, J. Saarinen, D. Scott, A. Spenceley, B.D. Taff, J. Thomsen, B. Weiler, I. Wheeler, K.L. Wolf.
Edited by Stephen F. McCool, Professor Emeritus, Department of Society and Conservation and Keith Bosak, Professor of Nature-based Tourism and Recreation, Department of Society and Conservation, University of Montana, US.