Pages 1-4: Table of Contents
Pages 5-130: Thematic Section I:
Sustainable development and environmental conservation in the Outermost European Regions
(Guest Editor: Artur Gil )
Pages 9-34: Tools for the sustainability assessment in insular socio-ecological systems – Isabel Banos-González,
Pages 57-90: Understanding and mapping local conflicts related to protected areas in small islands: a case study of the
Pages 91-112: Urban-touristic impacts in the aeolian sedimentary systems of the Canary Islands: conflict between
Pages 113-130: Aridity, desalination plants and tourism in the eastern Canary Islands
Pages 131-208: Thematic Section II:
Papers from the Excellence Network of Island Territories (RETI) meetings in Orkney, June 2015.
(Guest Editor: James E. Randall )
Pages 131-132: Editorial introduction to thematic section: Papers from the Excellence Network of Island Territories (RETI)
Pages 133-144: A man and his island: the island mirror in island fiction – Laurie Brinklow
Pages 145-160: Islands erased by snow and ice: approaching the spatial philosophy of cold-water island fictions
Pages 161-176: Evaluating the impact of agritourism on local development in small islands
Pages 177-192: Migration, education and employment decisions of islanders: understanding the role of sociocultural
factors in shaping individual decisions and economic outcomes in Orkney and Shetland
Pages 193-208: Good work? Scottish cultural workers’ narratives about working and living on islands
Other Scholarly Papers
Pages 209-226: Assessing the tangible and intangible benefits of tourism: perceptions of economic, social, and cultural
Pages 227-244: Innovation in island ecotourism in different contexts: Yakushima (Japan) and Tahiti and its Islands
Pages 245-264: Tourism as the development driver of Easter Island: the key role of resident perceptions
Pages 265-284: Governance of ecosystem services on small islands: three contrasting cases for St. Eustatius in
Pages 285-290: Beyond the island of metrics: a comment on Stratford’s ten years of Island Studies Journal
Pages 291-306: Urban growth and cultural identity: fractures and imbalances with the value of heritage: the case of
Pages 315-320: The 2015 Paris Climate Agreement: outcomes and their impacts on small island states
Japan’s border issues: Pitfalls and prospects by Akihiro Iwashita. (reviewer: Godfrey Baldacchino).
Islands of identity: History writing and identity formation in five island regions in the Baltic Sea by Samuel Edquist & Janne Holmén. (reviewer: Atina Nihtinen).
Niue 1774–1974: 200 years of contact and change by Margaret Pointer. (reviewer: Linda Austin).
Malta: Women, history, books and places by Susanna Hoe. (reviewer: Yosanne Vella).
L’ile, regards orientaux: Varia orientalia, biblica et antiqua by Acta Orientalia Belgica. (reviewer: Jean Marie Breton).
Planet/Cuba: Art, culture and the future of the island by Rachel Price. (reviewer: James P. Warren)
Mondes clos: Les îles by Daniel Barbu, Nicolas Meylan and Youri Volokhine (Eds.). (reviewer: Johannes Riquet)
Expedición al México de ultramar by Víctor Busteros; Estrategias de adaptación en las Islas Marías by Nelson Álvarez & María de la Luz Sevilla; Clipperton by Pablo Raphael. (reviewer: Jesús Israel Baxin Martínez).
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