Shopping Tourism, Retailing And Leisure

Shopping Tourism, Retailing And Leisure

by Dallen Timothy
     
 

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This book presents a broad and comprehensive examination of the phenomenon of shopping as a tourist and leisure activity. Issues related to consumption and identity are identified as they relate to leisure and tourism. Traditionally, most research on shopping has highlighted the activity's utilitarian and economic functions; however, this work also examines the… See more details below

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This book presents a broad and comprehensive examination of the phenomenon of shopping as a tourist and leisure activity. Issues related to consumption and identity are identified as they relate to leisure and tourism. Traditionally, most research on shopping has highlighted the activity's utilitarian and economic functions; however, this work also examines the hedonistic, or leisure motivations and contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781873150603
Publisher:
Multilingual Matters Ltd.
Publication date:
04/13/2005
Series:
Aspects of Tourism Collection
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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