World Heritage Governance and Tourism Development – A study of public participation and contested ambitions in the World Heritage Kvarken Archipelago

This PhD thesis examines public participation in processes prior and after the designation of the Kvarken area into a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2006. The study examines public participation
with a special focus on World Heritage governance, tourism development and transnational learning. Abstract in Swedish.

  • Author: Svels, Kristina
  • Part of Work: Social policy - Rural studies Faculty of Education and Welfare Studies
  • Publisher: Åbo Akademi University
  • Publication location: Vaasa
  • Publication year: 2017
  • ISBN: 978-952-12-3525-2
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