Research Articles (Geography & Environmental Studies)

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Research Articles (Geography & Environmental Studies)

 

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  • Boekstein, Mark (University of the Western Cape, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, 2014)
    Visiting thermal springs for medicinal purposes is one of the oldest forms of tourism in many parts of the world, including South Africa. An overview is provided of the concepts of health tourism, including medical and ...
  • Boekstein, Mark (University of the Western Cape, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, 2014)
    Thermal spring health resorts around the world are repositioning themselves by moving away from medical treatments, and moving towards fitness and wellness, often accompanied by an increase in facilities for recreation. ...
  • Donaldson, Ronnie; Mehlomakhulu, Thobeka; Darkey, Dan; Dyssel, Michael; Siyongwana, Pakama (Elsevier, 2013)
    Beginning in the mid-1990s, South Africa’s geopolitical, social and economic landscapes have been rapidly transforming. Driven primarily by government policy particularly after 1994, these changes have among other effects ...
  • Rodríguez, Karen; Rink, Bradley M. (The Forum on Education Abroad, 2011)
    The city as place forms the backdrop to many study abroad experiences. Our sense of place, however, is often fractured by modern mobilities. As Sack (1988) notes, we move from place to place so much that places often begin ...
  • Rink, Bradley M. (Springer, 2008)
    This paper will reflect on research currently in progress in Cape Town's De Waterkant neighbourhood—an area also known as Cape Town's 'gay village'. This paper engages the literature of utopia as a framework of analysis ...