Tourism and public policy

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Hall, MC & Jenkins JM 1995, Tourism and public policy, Routledge, London. ISBN: 0415113547


Tourism and Public Policy provides a dynamic introduction to the processes by which government tourism policy is formed. Colin Michael Hall and John M. Jenkins present an account of the key factors which influence tourism policy making. Particular discussions include the effect of tourism organisations on policy, values in the tourism policy-making process, the role of interest groups, aspects of power in policy making, and evaluating tourism policy. A clear framework for the study of tourism policy is developed. The provision of chapter summaries, international case studies, a guide to further reading and questions for discussion make this an excellent introduction to the area