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Tourism and Public Policy 1e

ISBN-13: 9781861529985 / ISBN-10: 1861529988

Michael C. Hall, University of Canberra
John Jenkins, University of Canberra
Published by Cengage Learning, ©1996
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Using international case studies this introductory study looks at the key factors which influence government tourism policy-making, including: the effect of tourism organizations on policy; value in the tourism policy-making process; the role of interest groups; aspects of power in policy making; and evaluating tourism policy. A framework for the study of tourism policy is developed, and chapter summaries, international case studies, a guide to further reading and questions for discussion are provided.

1. Introduction: Studying tourism public policy
2. The study of institutional arrangements: Constructing the rules of the game
3. Values in the tourism policy making process
4. The role of interest groups in the tourism policy process
5. Who wins and who loses? Aspects of power in tourism policy making
6. Monitoring and evaluting tourism public policy
7. Studying tourism policy
Michael C. Hall

John Jenkins