Competing industries in islands - A new tourism approach

Hampton, M.P. and Christensen, J. (2007) Competing industries in islands - A new tourism approach. Annals of Tourism Research, 34 (4). pp. 998-1020. ISSN 0160-7383 . (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

Many islands host both tourism and offshore finance, but their coexistence has been little researched. This paper examines their relationship via a case study of the British Channel Island of Jersey. Both sectors require labor, land, and capital-all frequently scarce in small islands. The study considers the nature of the relationship and resource competition. In light of the unusual context of small polities and the political power of external actors, it also analyzes the dynamics of tourism, offshore finance, and the state in islands. The overall impact of the relationship between tourism and offshore finance is further examined, to suggest how this affects islands' economic development

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: island tourism; Jersey; political; economy; state theory
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School
Depositing User: Suzanne Duffy
Date Deposited: 14 May 2008 07:17
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2010 14:11
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/3165 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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