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Title: Tourism Geographies: Connections with human geography and emerging responsible geographies


Saarinen, Jarkko

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Geographia Polonica Vol. 87 No. 3 (2014)



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Geographical study of tourism has a long history and well-established relationship with human geography. The purpose of this paper is thus to discuss the role and nature of tourism geographies in relation to human geography, by focusing on connections/disconnections between the fields. The issue of responsibility, representing one of the latest major focal points in geographical tourism studies of tourism, is also overviewed in relation to sustainability. It is concluded that, although the field of tourism geographies has become versatile and closer to the conceptual and theoretical understandings of human geography, there are increasing processes challenging the academic production and circulation system of international tourism geographies, which scholars need to deal with.


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