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by Andrew Holden

Download Tourism Studies and the Social Sciences ePub
  • ISBN 0415287766
  • ISBN13 978-0415287760
  • Language English
  • Author Andrew Holden
  • Publisher Routledge; 1 edition (November 13, 2005)
  • Pages 468
  • Formats mbr mobi docx lrf
  • Category Math
  • Subcategory Earth Sciences
  • Size ePub 1714 kb
  • Size Fb2 1429 kb
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Votes: 638

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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It introduces social science disciplines to the reader and applies relevant theories to the understanding of tourism. A key theme of the book is how the economic and political structures of society inuence the manifestation of tourism at a global level. Andrew Holden is Professor of Tourism at Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, UK. 1111.

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.

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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.

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