Perceived sociocultural impacts of tourism and community participation: A case study of Langkawi Island

  title={Perceived sociocultural impacts of tourism and community participation: A case study of Langkawi Island},
  author={Mastura Jaafar and S. Mostafa Rasoolimanesh and Safura Ismail},
  journal={Tourism and Hospitality Research},
  pages={123 - 134}
Using partial least squares-structural equation modeling, we investigated the relationship between residents’ perceptions of the sociocultural impacts of tourism development and community participation in Pantai Cenang, Langkawi Island. We also investigated the moderating role of gender, age and education level on these relationships. The results revealed significant positive relationships between the positive and negative perceptions of residents and community participation; moreover… 

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