title={TOURISM AND RURAL SETTLEMENTS Nepal ’ s Annapurna Region},
  author={Sanjay K. Nepal},
Functional and humanist perspectives relevant to counterurbanization studies are applied to examine the processes of growth and development of rural settlements affected by tourism. Based on a survey of tourism lodges located in several settlements in the Annapurna region of Nepal, this paper analyzes tourism-induced growth in such accommodations and its implications on changing characteristics. Results suggest the emergence of a hierarchical structure of rural settlements with core and… CONTINUE READING


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