Vol. 14(2) (Nov 2019)


Table of Contents (pp. 1-2)

Thematic section

Island economies and development (Guest editor: Javier Arnaut)

Determinants of tourism flows in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) — Pavla Vítová, Jaromír Harmáček, & Zdeněk Opršal (pp. 3-22)

Inequality of opportunity in an outermost region: The case of the Canary Islands — Moises Betancort, Sara Darias-Curvo, Leopoldo Cabrera, Gustavo A. Marrero, Carmen Nieves Pérez, Juan Gabriel Rodríguez, & Daniel Sánchez (pp. 23-42)

Motivations for Indigenous island entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurs and behavioral economics in Greenland — Christian William Wennecke, Rikke Becker Jacobsen, & Carina Ren (pp. 43-60)

Tourism, smallness and insularity: A suitable combination for quality of life in Small Island Developing States (SIDS)? — Miguel Puig-Cabrera & Concepción Foronda-Robles (pp. 61-80)

The ‘Seychelloisation’ of the Seychelles labour market: Policy and constraints of island labour market reform – Paul Thompson, Henry Wissink, & Zintle Siwisa (pp. 81-96)

Other scholarly papers

A sea uprooted: Islandness and political identity on Chiloé Island, Chile — Beatriz Bustos & Álvaro Román (pp. 97-114)

Small islands as ecotourism destinations: A central Mediterranean perspective — Karl Agius, Nadia Theuma, Alan Deidun, & Liberato Camilleri (pp. 115-136)

Sustainable development indicator systems for island cities: The case of Zhoushan Maritime Garden City — Qianhu Chen & Hanning Dong (pp. 137-156)

Sanctuary islands in a hostile matrix: The perception, representation, and protection of the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, Gulf of Mexico — Philip Hayward (pp. 157-170)

Older residents’ experiences of islandness, identity and precarity: Ageing on Waiheke Island — Laura Bates, Tara Coleman, Janine Wiles, & Robin Kearns (pp. 171-192)

Sailing towards digitalization when it doesn’t make cents? Analysing the Faroe Islands’ new digital governance trajectory — Keegan McBride (pp. 193-214)

What could make islanders use a new public transport system? Identifying the determinants of the intention to use a new Reserved Public Transport Lane in the urban area of Fort-de-France, Martinique — Valérie Fointiat & Marie Feliot-Rippeault (pp. 215-226)

Nascent island tourism policy development in Greenland: A network perspective — Evangelia Petridou, Pär M. Olausson, & Dimitri Ioannides (pp. 227-244)

Blue therapeutic spaces on islands: Coastal landscapes and their impact on the health and wellbeing of people in Malta — Bernadine Satariano (pp. 245-260)

Book Reviews

The Routledge international handbook of island studies: A world of islands by Godfrey Baldacchino (ed.) (reviewer: Jonathan Pugh)

Geography of small islands: Outposts of globalisation by Beate M.W. Ratter (reviewer: Carola Klöck)

Environment and society in the Japanese islands: From prehistory to the present by Bruce L. Batten & Philip C. Brown (eds.) (reviewer: Henry Johnson)

Allegories of the Anthropocene by Elizabeth M. DeLoughrey (reviewer: Jonathan Pugh)

Collecting evolution: The Galapagos expedition that vindicated Darwin by Matthew J. James (reviewer: Russell Fielding)

Música De Chiloé: Folklore, syncretism, and cultural development in a Chilean aquapelago by Waldo Garrido, Dan Bendrups, & Philip Hayward (reviewer: Jonathan Pugh)


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