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New and Published Books

  1. Doing Events Research

    From Theory to Practice

    By Dorothy Fox, Mary Beth Gouthro, Yeganeh Morakabati, John Brackstone

    Events Management is a rapidly expanding discipline with growing student numbers however currently there are no specifically focused Research Methods texts available to serve this growing cohort. Fulfilling the need for a relevant book which reflects the unique characteristics of research in...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Managing Tourism in a Changing World

    Issues and Cases

    Edited by Rodolfo Baggio, Wojciech Czakon, Marcello M. Mariani

    Managing Tourism in a Changing World provides an overview of state-of-the-art research surrounding today’s tourism management. Recognising the relevance of tourism activities as major economic drivers, this book offers a significant contribution to the advancement of managerial practice in the...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Tourist Mobility and Advanced Tracking Technologies

    By Noam Shoval, Michal Isaacson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    The remarkable developments in tracking technologies over the past decade have opened up a wealth of possibilities in terms of research into tourist spatial behaviour. To date, most research in the field has been based on data derived from less objective – hence methodologically...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Research Methods: The Key Concepts

    By Michael Hammond, Jerry Wellington

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    This invaluable resource provides a comprehensive overview of the many methods and methodologies of social research. Each entry provides a critical definition and examines the value and difficulties of a particular method or methodology of concept across different fields of social research....

    Published August 17th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Tourism: The Key Concepts

    Edited by Peter Robinson

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Tourism: The Key Concepts offers a comprehensive collection of the most frequently used and studied concepts in the subject of tourism. Within the text key terms, concepts, typologies and frameworks are examined in the context of the broader social sciences, blending together theory and practice to...

    Published July 30th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Actor-Network Theory and Tourism

    Ordering, Materiality and Multiplicity

    Edited by René van der Duim, Carina Ren, Gunnar Thór Jóhannesson

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    The recent surfacing of actor-network theory (ANT) in tourism studies correlates to a rising interest in understanding tourism as emergent thorough relational practice connecting cultures, natures and technologies in multifarious ways. Despite the widespread application of ANT across the social...

    Published March 16th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Handbook of Tourist Behavior

    Theory & Practice

    Edited by Metin Kozak, Alain Decrop

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    In today’s highly competitive and global economy, understanding tourist behavior is imperative to success. Tourist behavior has become a cornerstone of any marketing strategy and action. Choosing, buying and consuming tourism/travel products and services includes a range of psycho-social processes...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Advances in Service Network Analysis

    Edited by Noel Scott, Eric Laws

    Advances in Service Network Analysis examines advances in the management and analysis of networks of organizations in service industries. In recent years recognition of the significance of inter-organizational networks for the provision of complex services, for example at tourist destinations, has...

    Published September 12th 2011 by Routledge

  9. An Introduction to Visual Research Methods in Tourism

    Edited by Tijana Rakić, Donna Chambers

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    An Introduction to Visual Research Methods in Tourism is the first book to present, discuss and promote the use of a range of visual methods in tourism studies. It introduces methods ranging from the collection of secondary visual materials for the purposes of analysis (such as postcards, tourism...

    Published July 27th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Fieldwork in Tourism

    Methods, Issues and Reflections

    Edited by Michael C. Hall

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    The inherent mobility of tourists and consequent relative ephemerality of contact between the visitor and the visited tourism phenomenon have specific characteristics that challenge the usual fieldwork practices of the social and physical sciences. Such conditions create specific concerns for the...

    Published September 8th 2010 by Routledge