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Demystifying theories in tourism research

Author: Kelly S Bricker; Holly Donohoe
Publisher: Boston, MA : CABI International, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It often seems that there is more confusion than consensus regarding tourism theory. Does tourism have theories it can truly own, or does it just borrow from other academic disciplines? It can be difficult to understand the theories and conceptual frameworks available, and how to apply these ideas to a research endeavour. This book reviews theoretical perspectives on tourism from planning and management, through  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kelly S Bricker; Holly Donohoe
ISBN: 9781780646916 1780646917 9781780647227 1780647220
OCLC Number: 920820246
Description: xxi, 233 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Theoretical perspectives on tourism planning and development / Rhonda Phillips, Deepak Chhabra --
Theoretical perspectives on stakeholders in tourism management / Holly Donohoe, Bianca Reyes, Laura Becerra --
Theoretical perspectives on tour guiding / Rosemary Black, Betty Weiler --
Theoretical perspectives on rural tourism development / Doris A. Carson, Rhonda Koster --
Theoretical perspectives on tourism innovation / Nicole L. Vaugeois --
Theoretical perspectives on systems and sustainability / Mercedes M. Hunt, Kelly S. Bricker --
Theoretical perspectives on tourism marketing / Statia Elliot --
Theoretical perspectives on destination image / Alisha Ali --
Theoretical perspectives in the study of community residents and tourism / Ara Pachmayer, Shengnan Zhao, Kathleen Andereck --
Theoretical perspectives on tourism and sustainable community development / Claudia Jurowski --
Theoretical perspectives on identity and culture / Yvette Reisinger --
Theoretical perspectives on place perceptions / Laurlyn K. Harmon --
Theoretical perspectives on environmental attitudes and travel choices / Claudia Jurowski, Rosemary Black --
Theory and the future of tourism research / Holly Donohoe, Kelly S. Bricker.
Responsibility: edited by Kelly S. Bricker, Professor, Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism, College of Health, University of Utah, USA and Holly Donohoe, Assistant Professor, Department of Tourism, Recreation & Sport Management ; Associate Director, Eric Friedheim Tourism Institute ; Associate Director, Tourism Crisis Management, University of Florida, USA.

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This book reviews theoretical perspectives on tourism from planning and management, through marketing and host communities, to the tourism consumers themselves. Covering issues such as tour guiding,  Read more...

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