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International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development (IJSESD) Volume 6, Issue 2

Book Description

The International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development (IJSESD) addresses issues of sustainable economic, environmental, and financial development in advancing, developing, and transitioning economies through eco-innovation and eco-entrepreneurship-driven ideas and solutions. This journal contains a cross-disciplinary focus and presents leverage synergies from the synthesis of knowledge, learning, and experience from diverse fields of theory and practice. IJSESD provides coverage of timely and significant issues of sustainability and development with social ecology-driven concepts and practices.

This issue contains the following articles:

  • Branding Prince Edward County as a Gastronomic Niche Tourism Destination: A Case Study
  • Sustainability Criteria for Tourism Attractions: A Case Study of Germany
  • ‘Stepping on the heads of our Gods': Community Action and Learning in Response to Tourism Development in Manali, India
  • Green Tourism and the Ambiguities of Sustainability Discourse: The Case of New Orleans's Lower Ninth Ward
  • A Supply-Side Stakeholder Analysis of Rural Wine Tourism Development: The Case of Lake Erie's Southern Shore
  • Sport Tourism and the Discourse of Social Cohesion at the World Pond Hockey Championship Event
  • Can Ecotourism in the Global South Develop the North?

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Masthead
  3. Call For Articles
  4. Special Issue on Niche Tourism, Green Tourism, Strategies, and Ethical Practices
  5. Branding Prince Edward County as a Gastronomic Niche Tourism Destination:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. PURPOSE OF THE STUDY
    5. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
    6. RESEARCH QUESTIONS
    7. METHODOLOGY
    8. FINDINGS
    9. PROCESSES USED IN BRANDING THE REGION AS A GASTRONOMIC NICHE TOURISM DESTINATION
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. REFERENCES
  6. Sustainability Criteria for Tourism Attractions:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. METHOD
    5. RESULTS
    6. DISCUSSION
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  7. ‘Stepping on the heads of our Gods':
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THEORETICAL CONTEXT
    4. RESEARCH APPROACH
    5. TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN MANALI
    6. THE PROPOSED HIMALAYAN SKI VILLAGE PROJECT
    7. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    9. REFERENCES
  8. Green Tourism and the Ambiguities of Sustainability Discourse:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. GREEN TOURISM AND URBAN SUSTAINABILITY
    4. METHOD AND DATA SOURCES
    5. FROM ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE TO URBAN SUSTAINABILITY
    6. GOING GREEN IN THE BIG EASY: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AS POST-KATRINA REBUILDING STRATEGY
    7. GREEN TOURISM AND BRAD PITT’S MAKE IT RIGHT FOUNDATION
    8. THE DARK SIDE OF SUSTAINABILITY DISCOURSE
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    11. REFERENCES
  9. A Supply-Side Stakeholder Analysis of Rural Wine Tourism Development:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. OVERVIEW OF THE LAKE ERIE WINE REGION
    5. METHODS
    6. FINDINGS
    7. DISCUSSION
    8. IMPLICATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH
    9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    10. REFERENCES
  10. Sport Tourism and the Discourse of Social Cohesion at the World Pond Hockey Championship Event
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. METHOD
    4. CASE STUDY OF THE WORLD POND HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
  11. Can Ecotourism in the Global South Develop the North?
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ECOTOURISM, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND “CONNECTING TO NATURE”
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. FINDINGS: NATURE AS AN ASSEMBLAGE – THE PERSONAL
    6. FINDINGS: NATURE AS AN ASSEMBLAGE – THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMAGINARY
    7. FINDINGS: NATURE AS AN ASSEMBLAGE – THE BIOPHYSICAL
    8. FINDINGS: BIOTIC CAPITAL
    9. STRENGTHENING BIOTIC CAPITAL VIA REINFORCEMENT
    10. STRENGTHENING BIOTIC CAPITAL VIA RECRUITMENT
    11. CONCLUSION
    12. REFERENCES
  12. Call For Articles