By Eustogio Wanderley Correia Dantas
This ebook stories the transformation of recent maritimity practices in coastal components (such as swimming, navigation and tourism) and their implications to the advance of Brazilian coastal towns, with an emphasis at the Northeast a part of the rustic. it's a mirrored image on coastal geography within the tropics and the modern valorization of coastal towns from a socioeconomic, technological and symbolical standpoint. The publication highlights neighborhood fluxes on a nearby and native scale, displaying the incorporation of seashore zones to areas that have been formerly linked to so referred to as conventional coastal practices (fishing actions and as harboring points). This publication is devoted to geography researchers and students.
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Extra resources for Coastal Geography in Northeast Brazil: Analyzing Maritimity in the Tropics
2 The Touristic Metropolization of Coastal Cities in the Brazilian Northeast The desire to be close to the sea has reinforced the ongoing expansion of the use of coastal areas for leisure and recreational activities, which varies from country to country, and continent to continent, but invariably has a profound impact on the urban landscape. We can visualize this process in terms of two major blocs, one of pioneer countries, and the other encompassing the nations being affected by the internationalization of modern coastal practices.
The ﬁrst program, which can be considered a watershed, was followed by the second program (Prodetur II), which represented a process of reinforcement of tourism as a priority for the development of the region. While all the states of the Brazilian Northeast were contemplated by the ﬁrst program, administrative problems led to the exclusion of Maranhão, Paraíba, and 36 3 Tourism Development Policies in the Brazilian Northeast Fig. 1 The volume of Prodetur (I and II) investments in each of the states that make up the Brazilian Northeast Sergipe from the second one.
4 Spatial distribution of Prodetur I and II investments in the Brazilian state of Ceará. Development and systematization: Marília Natacha de Freitas Silva. 4 The Metropolis Meets the Seaside 39 Fig. 5 City of Fortaleza, state of Ceará, Brazil Location of the study area Goiana Itapissuma Oceano Atlântico Itamaracá Igarassu LEGENDA Paulista Prodetur I Toponymy of the study area Olinda Recife 1 1 - Goiana 2 - Itamaracá 4 3 - Itapissuma 7 4 - Araçoiaba 5 - Igarassu 6 - Paulista 10 7 - Abreu e Lima 11 8 - Olinda 13 12 9 - Recife 10 - Camaragibe 11 - São Lourenço da Mata 14 12 - Jaboatão dos Guararapes 13 - Moreno 15 14 - Cabo de Santo Agostinho 15 - Ipojuca 16 - Sirinhaém 16 17 - Rio Formoso 18 - Tamandaré 17 19 - Barreiros 18 20 - São José da Coroa Grande 19 Prodetur II Atlantic Ocean 32 5 9 Prodetur I e II Jaboatão 6 8 Airports Cabo de Santo Agostinho Transports Basic Sanitation Ipojuca History Patrimony Profissional Training Sirinhaém 20 Metropolitan Municipalities Environmental Protection Rio Formoso Tamandaré Barreiros São José 35 0 35 70km Fig.