Market integration and ecosystem degradation: Is sustainable tourism development in rural communities a contradiction in terms?

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Gossling, S.; (2003)
  • Publisher: Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer Science+Business Media B.V, Formerly Kluwer Academic Publishers B.V.
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1023/A:1025777029741
  • Subject: Humid zones | Ecosystem | Sustainable development | Biodiversity | Tropical zones | Tourism | Poverty | Economic impacts | Conservation | Sustainability | Parks | Ecological capacity | Tanzania | Zanzibar | Ecosystem Farm/Enterprise Scale Governance

Neoclassic economic theory suggests global market integration as a strategy to reduce poverty. In line with this paradigm, an increasing number of developing countries have focused on tourism to generate foreign exchange earnings and to meet rising workforce pressure. C... View more
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