The ‘Boring Bits in Between’ Synthesis

  • Doris A. CarsonEmail author
  • Rhonda L. Koster
Part of the Geographies of Tourism and Global Change book series (GTGC)


A comparison of the preceding three case studies illustrates that these towns share distinct characteristics of peripherality, they are: disconnected from centres of power, accessible by road only, historically dependent on homogenous (resource- or transport-based) economies, and small in population size.l


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of GeographyUmeå UniversityUmeåSweden
  2. 2.School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks and TourismLakehead UniversityThunder BayCanada

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