Heritage, local communities and economic development

Hampton, Mark P. (2005) Heritage, local communities and economic development. Annals of Tourism Research, 32 (3). pp. 735-759. ISSN 0160-7383 . (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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For many local communities in developing countries and elsewhere, the existence of large attractions nearby generates both benefits and costs. This paper examines some of the dynamics of the complex, nested relationships among host communities, their local heritage sites, and tourism management structures. Borobudur in Java, Indonesia, is used to illustrate the discussion of power, displacement and control, local participation, and the role of "new tourism" in developing countries. It further offers some reflections on how tourism planning and management might encourage small-scale local tourism enterprises for the benefit of both the host and guest populations.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: planning; participation; hosts; economic development
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School
Depositing User: Mark Hampton
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2008 14:52
Last Modified: 21 May 2014 14:33
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/3597 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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