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Researching leisure, sport, and tourism : the essential guide

Author: Jonathan Long
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE Publications, 2007.
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This is a comprehensive and informative book written especially for new and inexperienced researchers in the fields of leisure sport and tourism, both full-time students and people in employment having to conduct their own research or make use of other people's research.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Long, Jonathan (Jonathan A.).
Researching leisure, sport, and tourism.
Los Angeles : SAGE Publications, 2007
(DLC) 2006935865
(OCoLC)82671934
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Long
ISBN: 9781848607422 1848607423 9780857024619 0857024612
OCLC Number: 646700788
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 234 pages) : illustrations
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: Wanting to Know Ways of Knowing, Ways of Seeing Finding What is Already There - and Putting It to Use Subjects, Respondents, Participants and Collaborators Social Surveys Setting Questions Interviewing - Openness with a Sense of Purpose Observation Techniques - Using Your Eyes and Ears Interpreting Texts Evaluation Techniques Analysing Quantitative Data Analysing Qualitative Data Data Display The Responsibilities of the Researcher Ways of Seeing, Ways of Thinking Ways of Writing and Communicating
Responsibility: Jonathan Long.

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