"Tourism in Southeast Asia" provides an up-to-date exploration of the state of tourism development and associated issues in one of the world's most dynamic tourism destinations. The volume takes a close look at many of the challenges facing Southeast Asian tourism at a critical stage of transition and transformation, and following a recent series of crises and disasters. Building on and advancing the path-breaking. "Tourism in South-East Asia", produced by the same editors in 1993, it adopts a multidisciplinary approach and includes contributions from some of the leading researchers on tourism in Southeast Asia, presenting a number of fresh perspectives. The volume combines introductory material with an in-depth examination of anthropological writing on Southeast Asian tourism followed by case studies dealing with as diverse issues as globalization, terrorism, 'romance tourism' and ecotourism. A sister volume, "Heritage Tourism in Southeast Asia", is in preparation.Biografía del autor:
Professor Michael Hitchcock is director of the International Institute for Culture, Tourism and Development at London Metropolitan University. Victor T. King is Professor of South East Asian Studies and Executive Director of the White Rose East Asia Centre at the University of Leeds. Michael Parnwell is Reader in Southeast Asian Geography in the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Leeds.
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