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The Politics of Tourism Development

Booms and Busts in Ireland


Table of contents

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

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Anne O’Brien
      Pages 3-15
    3. Anne O’Brien
      Pages 35-55
    4. Anne O’Brien
      Pages 56-71
  3. Part II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Anne O’Brien
      Pages 122-146
  4. Part III

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 147-147
    2. Anne O’Brien
      Pages 149-163
    3. Anne O’Brien
      Pages 177-191
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 192-213

About this book


Moving beyond both tourism and politics literatures' current understandings of how tourism is developed, this book offers an original theory of interlocking regimes to account for the manner in which public and private bodies either facilitate or prevent development within tourism.


growth politics tourism

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Kairos Communications Ltd. and National University of IrelandMaynoothIreland

About the authors

ANNE O' BRIEN Co-ordinates Provision by Kairos Communications Ltd. of Broadcast Production modules for the Centre for Media Studies at National University of Ireland, Maynooth. She has produced a number of documentaries for Irish national broadcasters RTE and TG4.

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