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New Research Paradigms in Tourism Geography

New Research Paradigms in Tourism Geography
 

This collection of papers from Tourism Geographies emphasizes new and emerging research paradigms in the geographic study of tourism. The papers included in this collection follow one of two threads: explicitly supporting specific research frameworks, or implicitly presenting new... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781138840508
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Published 12 March 2015 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Hardback
Author(s) Edited by Lew, Alan A.
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ISBN-13 9781138840508
ISBN-10 1138840505
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint Routledge
Publication Date 12 March 2015
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) Edited by Lew, Alan A.
Category Development Studies
Tourism Industry
Hospitality Industry
Human Geography
Number of Pages 160
Dimensions Width: 171mm
Height: 248mm
Spine: 18mm
Weight 454g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Tourism - Research
NBS Text Industrial Studies: General
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 338.4791
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

This collection of papers from Tourism Geographies emphasizes new and emerging research paradigms in the geographic study of tourism. The papers included in this collection follow one of two threads: explicitly supporting specific research frameworks, or implicitly presenting new and emerging theoretical perspectives through empirical research on the geographical topics. These begin with three overview papers from themes that emerged from recent annual meetings of the Association of American Geographers, including evolutionary economic geography (EEG), political ecology and community resilience. Each of these theoretical and conceptual frameworks is leading to new explorations and insights in a wide variety of geographical and social science research, including tourism studies. These are followed by a series of papers that extend our knowledge and thinking on a range of key geographical topics, including development and underdevelopment (by Saarinen & Rogerson), sustainable tourism planning (by Torres-Delgado & Saarinen), encounters with the natural environment (by Hill), and the geography of place names (by Light), as well as economic geography and new technologies and their applications to spatial behavior research. The papers in this special issue are especially relevant to tourism scholars, and very much represent the types of perspectives that Tourism Geographies seek to promote. This book was published as a special issue of Tourism Geographies.

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Author's Bio

Alan A. Lew is a Professor in the Department of Geography, Planning, and Recreation at Northern Arizona University where he teaches courses in geography, urban planning and tourism. He is the founding editor-in-chief of the Tourism Geographies journal and has published several books on geography and tourism, including Tourism Geography, 3rd edition, with Stephen Williams. His interests and writings focus on tourism across East and Southeast Asia.

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