Ethically Responsible Leisure? Promoting Social and Environmental Justice Through Ecotourism

Environmental Philosophy 7 (2):33-47 (2010)
Abstract
Ecotourism has been lauded as a potentially effective means for raising revenue for nature conservation, and certification schemes likewise promise to help to “sustain the well-being of local people” in ecotourist destinations. In this paper, we consider the social and environmental justice dimensions of ecotourism through the certification schemes that define the industry, treating the desire to engage in ethically responsible travel as a necessary but insufficient condition for bringing about these desired ends, and one that requires accurate and trustworthy information in order to effectively realize ecotourism’s potential to engage normative concerns through leisure activities
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history Request removal from index
 
Download options
PhilPapers Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy on self-archival     Papers currently archived: 11,793
External links
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Similar books and articles
Roger Paden (2009). Historical Paradigms for Ecotourism. Environment, Space, Place 1 (1):139-167.
Robert Melchior Figueroa & Gordon Waitt (2010). Climb. Environmental Philosophy 7 (2):135-163.
Steve Vanderheiden (2005). Missing the Forest for the Trees: Justice and Environmental Economics. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 8 (1):51-69.
Charles J. List (2005). The Virtues of Wild Leisure. Environmental Ethics 27 (4):355-373.
Analytics

Monthly downloads

Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.

Added to index

2012-03-18

Total downloads

1 ( #452,280 of 1,099,694 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

1 ( #301,057 of 1,099,694 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature


Discussion
Start a new thread
Order:
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.