9781848601758

Key Concepts in Tourism Research

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  • ISBN13:

    9781848601758

  • ISBN10:

    1848601751

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/2/2012
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
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Summary

This book walks students through the selection and application of research methods within Tourism. Experienced authors introduce the relevant language and theory of key methodologies and then develop them using strategic literature review and the inclusion of international examples which relate directly to tourism. the historical and philosophical context of each method is then carefully laid out alongside the practical application of the technique. Each concept sets the historical and philosophical context of a method alongside the practical application of the technique and provides: authoritative and reliable data informative cross-referencing detailed discussion of theories and their critics suggestions for further reading The book is a vital resource for all students of tourism, leisure and management.

Table of Contents

How to Use This Book
Action Research
Auto-Ethnography
Case Study
Constructionism
Content Analysis
Critical Realism
Critical Theory
Deduction
Delphi Method
Document Analysis
Empiricism
Epistemology
Ethical Practice
Ethnomethodology
Evaluation Research
Experiment
Feminism
Figurationalism
Grounded Theory
Hermeutics
Interview/Focus Group
Modeling
Narrative
Paradigm
Phenomenology
Positivism
Post-Colonialism
Postmodernism
Realism
Repertory Grid
Survey
Symbolic Interactionism
Visual Methods
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