Applying the Principles of Cultural Resource Management to Economic Development through Sustainable Tourism

By William A. Schwab and Margaret Reid.

Published by The Sustainability Collection

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Cultural resource management principles are applied to sustainable community, economic, and tourism development in Northern Jordan. Key elements are included in Jordan's strategic tourism plan.

Keywords: Cultural Resource Management, Sustainable Tourism, Sustainable Development, Community Development, Low-volume High-value Tourism

International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp.157-166. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.188MB).

Dr. William A. Schwab

William A. Schwab received his Ph.D. in sociology in 1976 from Ohio State University. His major fields are urban ecology and demography. His research interests are in urban change on the neighborhood level, rural health care, and sustainable development in the less developed world. He also has an extensive publication record including four books. He has been the principle investigator of four National Science Foundation Grants, as well as the principle investigator on other grants including work with the United States State Department and USAID. These grants involve the coordination of faculty in multiple disciplines. For the past nine year, he has worked in Jordan on projects involving cultural resource management, community development, and sustainable tourism. He is the chair of the department of sociology and former associate dean of Fulbright College.

Margaret Reid

Margaret Reid is Associate Professor of political science at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. She also teaches in the interdisciplinary Public Policy PhD programs where she focuses on the management of public private partnerships and networks in various policy arenas. Her current research focuses on gendered workplaces in the public and private sectors, and challenges associated with public-nonprofit alliances for sustainable community development (both in US and in international settings). She also was member of a team of colleagues to work with Jordanian counterparts on the establishment of a sustainable tourism strategy for northern Jordan. She recently completed a book with Kerr and Miller Glass Walls and Glass Ceilings (2003). Her work has been published in Public Administration Review, Women and Politics, Urban Affairs Review, Sex Roles, IT journals and numerous other outlets.


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