Community Development: Journal of the Community Development Society

Community Development: Journal of the Community Development Society is a magazine specializing in Politics topics.

Articles from Vol. 41, No. 3, July-September

Community Understanding of the Impact of Temporary Visitors on Incidental Destinations
Influential changes in global economics have posed important survival and sustainability questions for small urban communities. In response, many such communities have turned to the tourism industry as a potential economic saviour, and have thus embarked...
Editor's Comments
The intersection of community development and tourism planning is a fascinating one. We have collected six articles to explore dimensions of the role tourism plays in community well-being. Tourism has long been used as a development strategy, in both...
Engaging Residents in Planning for Sustainable Rural-Nature Tourism in Post-Communist Poland
This study attempts to draw attention to environmentally, socially and economically sustainable tourism development as a tool with the potential to generate social capital based on development of local ties in Poland. It uses the interactional approach...
Incorporating Social Justice in Tourism Planning: Racial Reconciliation and Sustainable Community Development in the Deep South
Tourism can serve as a vehicle for sustainable community development by contributing to equity and social justice. This happens as tourists learn about marginal groups through educational tourism, engage in development projects with host-area residents,...
Participatory Modeling as a Tool for Community Development Planning: Tourism in the Northern Forest
Tourism development planning is challenging for rural communities transitioning from dependence on resource extraction to a diversified economy including tourism. This research examines how participatory modeling can help communities improve their...
Sustainable Practices of Community Tourism Planning: Lessons from a Remote Community
This article examines community tourism planning practices through the theoretical framework of deliberative democracy, and provides an example of best practices of integrating tourism planning and development into community comprehensive planning....
Tourism Planning and Power within Micropolitan Community Development
The purpose of this research is to investigate the community planning processes associated with the development of a new and iconic attraction in a micropolitan community. The four sources of evidence in the case study research were communication with...