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The global nomad : backpacker travel in theory and practice

Author: Greg Richards; Julie Wilson
Publisher: Clevedon [England] ; Buffalo [N.Y.] : Channel View Publications, ©2004.
Series: Tourism and cultural change.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Annotation Backpackers have shifted from the margins of the travel industry into the global spotlight. This volume explores the international backpacker phenomenon, drawing together different disciplinary perspectives on its meaning, impact and significance. Links are drawn between theory and practice, setting backpacking in its wider social, cultural and economic context.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Global nomad.
Clevedon [England] ; Buffalo [N.Y.] : Channel View Publications, ©2004
(DLC) 2003024106
(OCoLC)53375883
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Richards; Julie Wilson
ISBN: 1873150784 9781873150788 9781873150764 1873150768 9781873150771 1873150776
OCLC Number: 55630380
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 298 pages) : illustrations, map.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: PART 1: INTRODUCTION 1. Drifting Towards the Global Nomad Greg Richards and Julie Wilson; 2. The Global Nomad: Motivations and Behaviour of Independent Travellers WorldwideGreg Richards and Julie Wilson PART 2: BACKPACKING AS A (POST)MODERN PHENOMENON 3. Backpacking: Diversity and Change Erik Cohen ( Hebrew University of Jerusalem); 4. Theoretical Encounters Irena Ateljevic (Auckland University of Technology) & Steven Doorne (University of South Pacific); 5. The Beaten Track: Anti-Tourism as an Element of Backpacker Identity Construction Peter Welk (Albert-Ludwigs-Universitat); 6:.The Whole Point of Backpacking Jana Binder (Wolfgang Goethe-University); 7. The Conquerors and the Settlers Darya Maoz (Hebrew University of Jerusalem); 8. Backpacker Icons: Influential Literary 'Nomads' in the Formation of Backpacker Identities Julie Wilson & Greg Richards PART 3: IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE GLOBAL NOMAD 9. Backpacking in Scotland Clare Speed and Tony Harrison (Sheffield Hallam University); 10. Profiling the International Backpacker Market in Australia Lee Slaughter (University of Queensland); 11. Backpackers: Nomads Join the Mainstream? Malcolm Cooper (Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University) , Kieran O'Mahony (Urangan State High School, Australia) & Patricia Erfurt (University of New England, Australia) 12. Destination-Based Product Selections by International Backpackers in Australia Denise Kain & Brian King (Victoria University); 13. Setting out on the road less travelled: A study of backpacker travel in New Zealand Ken Newlands (UNITEC Institute of Technology); 14. Backpacker Transport Choice Paul Vance (University of Hertfordshire). CONCLUSIONS 15: Widening Perspectives in Backpacker Research Greg Richards & Julie Wilson
Series Title: Tourism and cultural change.
Responsibility: edited by Greg Richards and Julie Wilson.
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