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The Global Political Economy of the Environment and Tourism


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Part I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Gabriela Kütting
      Pages 16-36
    3. Gabriela Kütting
      Pages 37-61
    4. Gabriela Kütting
      Pages 62-86
  3. Case Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
    2. Gabriela Kütting
      Pages 89-113
    3. Gabriela Kütting
      Pages 114-139
    4. Gabriela Kütting
      Pages 140-164
    5. Gabriela Kütting
      Pages 165-178
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 179-193

About this book


This book examines how local and global environment-society relations play out in coastal communities dependent on tourism for economic survival. It analyzes the consequences of social and economic policies on remote areas and makes a case for studying the role of environmental values in global environmental governance.


economy environment Governance political economy tourism

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Political ScienceRutgers UniversityUSA

About the authors

GABRIELA KÜTTING is Associate Professor of Political Science at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark, USA. She has published extensively in the field of global environmental politics including Environment, Society and International Relations, Globalization and Environment, and Environmental Governance, Power and Knowledge in a Local-Global World (edited with Ronnie Lipschutz).

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