Social Tourism in Europe : Theory and Practice Hardback
Edited by Scott McCabe, Lynn Minnaert, Anya Diekmann
Part of the Aspects of Tourism series
This book, the first on social tourism in English, provides a comprehensive analysis of the various systems and practices in support of disadvantaged people's enjoyment of tourism.
Combining theory and practice and a truly European perspective, this book provides an interdisciplinary approach to examine the concepts and contexts underpinning social tourism that will be a key reference point for students, practitioners and researchers.
Theoretical perspectives on social tourism are assessed in the context of social inequality, sustainability, family diversity, mobility and the welfare society.
The case studies cover public initiatives, charities and voluntary organisations, from a range of different countries including the UK, Ireland, Belgium, Denmark and Poland, covering the diversity of systems and practices in Europe.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 216 pages
- Publisher: Channel View Publications Ltd
- Publication Date: 26/10/2011
- Category: Social discrimination
- ISBN: 9781845412333