All abilities trek to the summit of Mount Kosciuszko - Australia's highest peak

All abilities trek to the summit of Mount Kosciuszko - Australia's highest peak
All abilities trek to the summit of Mount Kosciuszko - Australia's highest peak - © Jennifer Johnson 2008

Sunday, January 10, 2010

New Published Research from NZ on Mobility Disability and Attitudes to Motorised Access of Wilderness


An interesting new article that analyses the comparative attitudes of people with mobility disabilities and the general public to the provision of motorized access to wilderness environments in New Zealand.
Copyright © 2009 Elsevier Ltd All rights reserved.

Brent A. Lovelocka
a Centre for Recreation Research, Department of Tourism, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand


Abstract
Managers of remote and wilderness environments have been among the last to accommodate the needs of tourists with mobility-disabilities…(shortened due to copyright restrictions).


Keywords: Mobility-disability; Motorised; Access; Wilderness; Nature; Environmental attitude


Full reference:

Lovelock, B. A. (2010). Planes, trains and wheelchairs in the bush: Attitudes of people with mobility-disabilities to enhanced motorised access in remote natural settings. Tourism Management, 31(3), 357-366.



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