The Sage Handbook of Tourism Studies
  • The Sage Handbook of Tourism Studies
  • The Sage Handbook of Tourism Studies

The Sage Handbook of Tourism Studies

by Tazim Jamal
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412923972

ISBN-13: 9781412923972

Pub. Date: 07/18/2009

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Tourist Studies developed as a sub-branch of older disciplines in the social sciences, such as anthropology, sociology and economics, and newer applied fields of study in hospitality management, civil rights and transport studies. This Handbook is a sign of the maturity of the field. It provides an essential resource for teachers and students to determine the roots

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Overview

Tourist Studies developed as a sub-branch of older disciplines in the social sciences, such as anthropology, sociology and economics, and newer applied fields of study in hospitality management, civil rights and transport studies. This Handbook is a sign of the maturity of the field. It provides an essential resource for teachers and students to determine the roots, key issues, and agenda of Tourism Studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412923972
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/18/2009
Pages:
716
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Evolution and Contemporary Positioning of Tourism as a Focus of Study - Tazim Jamal and Mike Robinson
PART ONE: APPROACHES TO TOURISM STUDIES
Tourism and Hospitality - David Bell
Anthropological Interventions in Tourism Studies - Naomi Leite and Nelson Graburn
The Sociology of Tourism - Adrian Franklin
The Diverse Dynamics of Cultural Studies and Tourism - David Crouch
Tourism, Popular Culture and the Media - Philip Long and Mike Robinson
Histories of Tourism - John K. Walton
Tourism Geographies: A Review of Trends, Challenges and Opportunities - Sanjay K. Nepal
Development Studies and Tourism - David J. Telfer
Economics of International Tourism - John Fletcher
Power, Politics and Political Science: The Politicization of Tourism - Linda K. Richter
Tourism and Natural Resources - Andrew Holden
Tourism: A Strategic Business Perspective - Nigel Evans
PART TWO: KEY TOPICS IN TOURISM
Tourism, Religion and Spirituality - Richard Sharpley
Breaking down the System: How Volunteer Tourism Contributes to New Ways of Viewing Commodified Tourism - Stephen Wearing and Jess Ponting
Theme Parks and the Representation of Culture and Nature: The Consumer Aesthetics of Presentation and Performance - Keith Hollinshead
Architecture and Urban Planning: Practical and Theoretical Contributions - Robert Mugerauer Jr
Tourism and Heritage Conservation - Aylin Orbasli and Simon Woodward
The Challenges and Prospects for Sustainable Tourism and Ecotourism in Developing Countries - Joseph E. Mbaiwa and Amanda L. Stronza
Rural Tourism: An Overview - Bernard Lane
Transportation and Tourism: A Symbiotic Relationship? - Stephen Page and Yue (Gurt) Ge
Innovative Approaches for Managing Conservation and Use Challenges in the National Parks: Insights from Canada - Kathleen Rettie, A.P. Clevenger and Adam Ford
Planning for Tourism at Local and Regional Levels: Principles, Practices and Possibilities - Brian King and Michael Pearlman
Destination Marketing Organizations: Convention and Visitors Bureaus - Robert C. Ford and William C. Peeper
Destination Management: New Challenges, New Needs - Richard Harrill
Tourism Safety and Security - Peter E Tarlow
PART THREE: CRITICAL ISSUES AND EMERGING PERSPECTIVES
Festivals, Events and Tourism - Bernadette Quinn
Tourism as Post-Colonialism - Hazel Tucker and John Akama
Thanatourism and Its Discontents: An Appraisal of a Decade's Work with Some Future Issues and Directions - Tony Seaton
Tourism and Performance - Tim Edensor
Information Technology: Shaping the Past, Present and Future of Tourism - Ulrike Gretzel and Daniel R. Fesenmaier
Global Tourism Business Operations: Theoretical Frameworks and Key Issues - Keith G. Debbage and Suzanne Gallaway
Tourism and International Policy: Neo-Liberalism and beyond - R.E. Wood
Ethical Perspectives: Exploring the Ethical Landscape of Tourism - Mick Smith
Gender and Tourism Discourses: Advancing the Gender Project in Tourism Studies - Cara Aitchison
Tourism Studies and the New Mobilities Paradigm (NMP) - Misela Mavric and John Urry
Tourism and Languaging - Alison Phipps
Methodologies and Methods - G.R. Jennings
Conclusions: Tourism Studies: Past Omissions, Emergent Challenges - Mike Robinson and Tazim Jamal

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