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Description - New Perspectives in Caribbean Tourism by Marcella Daye

The Caribbean is one of the most tourism dependent regions of the world. This edited volume extends beyond the frontiers of normative perspectives of tourism development to incorporate "new" ideas and perspectives that relate to the socio-cultural, political and economic realities of these societies. This edited text therefore explores tourism in the region within the context of key currents of Caribbean thought and critique in relation to issues of dependency, postcolonial interactions, race and class as well as identity and culture. Engaging a range of disciplines and themes, this volume offers a critical examination of the unique experiences, challenges and practices of Caribbean tourism.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415958387
ISBN-10: 0415958385
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 278
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Marcella Daye

Marcella Daye is Senior Lecturer in Tourism and Programme Manager for the MBA International Tourism at Coventry University in the UK. She holds a PhD in Tourism from the University of Surrey, UK and has published and presented conference papers on destination image, branding and consumer behaviour. Donna Chambers PhD, is Lecturer in Tourism and Programme Leader for the MSc. International Tourism Management and Event & Festival Management programmes at Napier University in Edinburgh. She has published in academic journals and presented conference papers on heritage representation, tourism public policy and postcolonial and critical theories. Sherma Roberts is a tourism lecturer at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados where she is Programme Director for the MSc Tourism and Hospitality. She obtained her PhD at Brunel University, UK. Her research interests are sustainable tourism, tourism entrepreneurship, community participation, and tourism in island states.