Politics, Community Tourism and Sustainability

  • Mark Piekarz
  • Michelle Callanan


Politics is often a misunderstood term. To ‘play politics’ is a pejorative phrase, referring to activities which somehow seem divorced from reality and fair decision-making. A closer examination of the concept of politics reveals the limits of such a simplistic view. Crick (2000), in his classic essay on politics, argues that the essence of politics relates to collaborative decision-making, resource allocation and compromise.


Social Capital Political System Political Culture Tourism Development Tourism Planning 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.WorcesterGreat Britain
  2. 2.BirminghamGreat Britain

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