Tourism studies and the social sciences

Andrew Holden

Based upon a social science approach to understanding the significance of tourism in contemporary society, Andrew Holden's fascinating book highlights tourism as a multidisciplinary area of study with rich and varied theoretical underpinnings. Here, Holden introduces social science disciplines and applies relevant theories to the understanding of tourism. He investigates how the economic and political structures of society influence the manifestation of tourism at a global level, and subsequently considers a variety of topical issues including citizenship and social exclusion, tourism as a form of trade, consumerism, the consequences of tourism, and feminism and ethics. Each chapter includes: a brief introductory summary of the discipline a critique of its main theories and concepts which have relevance to tourism a discussion of how the theories and concepts have been applied to tourism using cases and examples international case studies and examples. Punctuated with study and teaching aids, chapter summaries and 'think points' to encourage reflection, this excellent, broad-ranging textbook provides a wider understanding of tourism's role in society.

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Based upon a social science approach to understanding the significance of tourism in contemporary society, Andrew Holden's fascinating book highlights tourism as a multidisciplinary area of study with rich and varied theoretical underpinnings. Here, Holden introduces social science disciplines and applies relevant theories to the understanding of tourism. He investigates how the economic and political structures of society influence the manifestation of tourism at a global level, and subsequently considers a variety of topical issues including citizenship and social exclusion, tourism as a form of trade, consumerism, the consequences of tourism, and feminism and ethics. Each chapter includes: a brief introductory summary of the discipline a critique of its main theories and concepts which have relevance to tourism a discussion of how the theories and concepts have been applied to tourism using cases and examples international case studies and examples. Punctuated with study and teaching aids, chapter summaries and 'think points' to encourage reflection, this excellent, broad-ranging textbook provides a wider understanding of tourism's role in society.

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[目次]

  • Introduction: Tourism as a Multi-Disciplinary and Trans-Disciplinary Area of Study 1. A Historical Geography of Tourism 2. Sociology and Tourism 3. Psychology and Tourism 4. Economics and Tourism 5. Political Economy and Tourism Development . Anthropology and Tourism 7. Environmental Studies and Tourism 8. Emerging Themes and Tourism

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[目次]

  • Introduction: Tourism as a Multi-Disciplinary and Trans-Disciplinary Area of Study 1. A Historical Geography of Tourism 2. Sociology and Tourism 3. Psychology and Tourism 4. Economics and Tourism 5. Political Economy and Tourism Development . Anthropology and Tourism 7. Environmental Studies and Tourism 8. Emerging Themes and Tourism

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書名 Tourism studies and the social sciences
著作者等 Holden, Andrew
出版元 Routledge
刊行年月 2005
版表示 New ed
ページ数 ix, 228 p.
大きさ 25 cm
ISBN 0415287766
0415287758
NCID BA73911589
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス
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