Global Environmental Degradation: Leisure and Tourism Perspectives

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 5:30 PM-7:20 PM
Room: 311+312
RC13 Sociology of Leisure (host committee)
RC50 International Tourism

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Ishwar MODI, International Institute Social Sciences, India and Margaret SWAIN, University of California Davis, USA
Antti HONKANEN, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Tourism in Vulnerable Coastal Areas:Towards a More Resilient Wadden Area (Oral Presentation)
Jasper HESLINGA, University of Groningen, Netherlands

Interrogating Tourism As an Anti-Poverty Strategy in Middle and Low Income Countries of Africa (Oral Presentation)
Aretha ASAKITIKPI, Monash South Africa, South Africa

Challenges in Human Resource Development for Rural Leisure Activities in Japan (Oral Presentation)
Munehiko ASAMIZU, Yamaguchi University, Japan

Leisure, Tourism and Environmental Degradation—a Study Based on Assam, India (Oral Presentation)
Pranjal SARMA, Dibrugarh University, India

Recreational Hunting in Africa: “Meat” or “Poison” for Local Community (Distributed Paper)
Akito YASUDA, Kyushu University, Japan