Atsuko Hashimoto

Associate Professor, Geography and Tourism Studies

Atsuko Hashimoto

Office: MC C422
Phone: 905-688-5550 x4367
Email: ahashimoto@brocku.ca

My research focuses on socio-cultural and human aspects (especially women and children) of tourism development.

  • Socio-cultural and human aspects of tourism development (especially women and children)
  • Dark tourism
  • Green tourism in rural Japan

Projects:

  • 2003- to date: Longitudinal studies on Green Tourism in a depopulating farming communities in remote rural Japan.
  • 2013 – to date: Dark Tourism

Book Chapters:

  • Hashimoto, A. and Telfer, D. (2016) Culinary trails. In Timothy, D.(ed.) Heritage Cuisines: Traditions, identities and tourism. London: Routledge. pp 132-147.
  • Hashimoto, A. (2015) “Chapter 7: Tourism and Socio-cultural Development Issues” in D. Telfer and R. Sharpley, (Eds.) Tourism and Development: Concepts and Issues (2nd Edition). Clevedon, UK: Channel View Publications. pp. 205-236.
  • Nkyi, E. & Hashimoto, A. (2015) “Chapter 13: Tourism, Development and Human Rights” in D. Telfer and R. Sharpley, (Eds.) Tourism and Development: Concepts and Issues (2nd Edition). Clevedon, UK: Channel View Publications. pp.378-399.
  • Hashimoto, A. and Telfer, D. J. (2013) “Green Tourism Souvenirs in Rural Japan: Challenges and Opportunities”. In J. Cave, L. Jolliffe and T. Baum (eds) Tourism Souvenirs on the Margins: Global Perspectives. Clevedon, UK: ChannelView Publications. pp. 119-131.
  • Telfer, D. J. & Hashimoto, A. (2013) “Chapter 16: Wine and Culinary Tourism in Niagara”. In M. Ripmeester, P.G. Mackintosh, and C. Fullerton (eds.) The World of Niagara Wine. Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier University Press). pp. 281-300.

Journal Articles:

  • Hashimoto, A. and Telfer, D. (2016) Transformation of Gunkanjima (Battleship Island): from a coalmine island to a modern industrial heritage tourism site in Japan. Journal of Heritage Tourism (Online)http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1743873X.2016.1151884.
  • Telfer, D. J. and Hashimoto, A. (2013) Regional Canada. Contemporary Tourism Reviews – Regional Reviews, C. Cooper (Series Editor), Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers. Published on-linehttp://www.goodfellowpublishers.com/academic-publishing.php?content=stor…
  • Plummer, R. and Hashimoto, A. (2011). Adaptive Co-management and the Need for Situated Thinking in Collaborative Conservation. Human Dimensions of Wildlife (Special Issue: Developing Adaptability: The Promise and Pitfalls of Collaborative Conservation) 16 (4), 222-235.

Conference Presentations:

  • Telfer, D. and Hashimoto, A (2016 to be presented) IRSA Congress 2016 Sustainable and Just Rural Transitions: Connections and Complexities. Session 28: Rurality in the eye of the (urban) beholder? (Re)constructing rurality through urban imaginaries. Toronto, Canada (10-14 August 2016), “Selling the rural environment to urban inhabitants: Green Tourism in Kunisaki Peninsula, Japan.”
  • Hashimoto, A. and Telfer, D. (2016 to be presented) EIRASS 23rd International Conference on Recent Advances in Retailing and Consumer Services Science, Edinburgh, UK, (11-14 July 2016). “The Changing Role of the Convenience Stores in Rural Japan in the Context of Demographic Shifts.”
  • Telfer, D. and Hashimoto (2015) The 5th Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing & Management (AHTMM) Conference, APU, Beppu, Japan (18-21 June 2015) “Urban Tourism Development in Niagara Falls, Canada.”
  • Hashimoto, A and Telfer, D. (2015) EIRASS 22nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Retailing and Consumer Services Science, Montreal, Canada, (27-30 July 2015). “Retailing Hot Springs and Spas as Health and Wellness Tourism in Rural Japan.”
  • Hashimoto, A. and Telfer, D. J. (2014) Japan Studies
 Association of Canada 2014 Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada, (17-19 October 2014) “A Battlefield Memorial as a Dark Tourism Attraction: The case of Okinawa.”
  • Hashimoto A. and Telfer, D. (2014) Canadian Geographers’ Association 2014/Congress of the Humanities and Social Science 2014, St Catharines, Canada (May 24-30, 2014). “Gunkanjima (Battleship) Island from Industrialisation to Decay: A Modern Industrial Heritage Tourism Site in Japan.”
  • Hashimoto A. and Telfer, D. (2014) XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology, Yokohama, Japan, (July 13-19, 2014). “Multi-Sensorial Experiences at Aso Farmland, Kumamoto, Japan.”
  • TOUR 2P31: Tourist Behaviour
  • TOUR 3P31: International Tourism
  • TOUR 3P92: Tourism, Sex and Health
  • TOUR 3P97: Culinary Tourism
  • TOUR 4P31: Destination Marketing and Management
  • TOUR 4P32: Sustainable Rural Tourism