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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
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
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 6610628009 9786610628001
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: Machine generated contents note: 1. Drifting towards the global nomad / Julie Wilson / Greg Richards --
2. global nomad : motivations and behaviour of independent travellers worldwide / Greg Richards / Julie Wilson --
3. Backpacking : diversity and change / Erik Cohen --
4. Theoretical encounters : a review of backpacker literature / Stephen Doorne / Irena Ateljevic --
5. beaten track : anti-tourism as an element of backpacker identity construction / Peter Welk --
6. whole point of backpacking : anthropological perspectives on the characteristics of backpacking / Jana Binder --
7. conquerors an the settlers : two groups of young Israeli backpackers in India / Darya Maoz --
8. Backpacker icons : influential literary 'nomads' in the formation of backpacker identities / Greg Richards / Julie Wilson --
9. Backpacking in Scotland : formal public sector responses to an informal phenomenon / Clare Speed / Tony Harrison --
10. Profiling the international backpacker market in Australia / Lee Slaughter --
11. Backpackers : nomads join the mainstream? An analysis of backpacker employment on the 'harvest trail circuit' in Australia / Kieran O'Mahony / Patricia Erfurt / Malcolm Cooper --
12. Destination-based product selections by international backpackers in Australia / Denise Kain / Brian King --
13. Setting out on the road less travelled : a study of backpacker travel in New Zealand / Ken Newlands --
14. Backpacker transport choice : a conceptual framework applied to New Zealand / Paul Vance --
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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