product description page

Green Ice : Tourism Ecologies in the European High North (Hardcover)

Green Ice : Tourism Ecologies in the European High North (Hardcover) - image 1 of 1

about this item

This book presents lively case studies of tourism developments in the European High North from diverse perspectives. It compares views of the changing political ecology of a fragile region shaped by climatic and cultural factors. In exploring the mutual relations between new developments in Arctic travel narratives and tourism practices. Green Ice: Tourism Ecologies in the European High North pays particular attention to the changing discourses that produce, and are in turn produced by, encounters between contemporary Arctic peoples and territories. Questions of gender and nationality are considered alongside a comparison of texts and practices in different languages, examining the politics of language and its significant role in tourism. This title pays attention to the changing symbolic value of Arctic discourses in environmental movements, in order to consider the close connections between global forms of environmentalist discourse and action and local cultural responses. An engaging and timely work, this book will be of great interest to scholars of Geography, Anthropology, and Arctic Tourism.
Genre: Social Science, Science, Business + Money Management
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: January 15, 2017
TCIN: 52022869
UPC: 9781137587350
Item Number (DPCI): 248-39-6183

guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.