Sustainable development : theory and applications : with a case-study of development and tourism in Fiji
The concept of sustainable development is increasingly viewed as a desired objective of resource management. The term has been used in numerous disciplines and in a variety of contexts. This report is an attempt to provide a clearer understanding of what sustainable development is, what is included within the concept, and the role that context factors will have on the shaping of sustainable development strategies. A case-study of tourism in Fiji is provided as a means for examining these ideas, and their implications, in a real world example. The final part of this report draws out conclusions on the importance of sustainable development as a development concept, and the contribution that tourism makes to the sustainable development of Fiji.... [Show full abstract]
Keywordsenvironmental impact; development; sustainable development; tourism development; Fiji; resource management; impacts of tourism; social impacts; tourism; environmental aspects; economic impacts
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