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Author Pearce, Douglas G., 1949-
Title Frameworks for tourism research [electronic resource] / Douglas Pearce.
Published Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CAB International, c2012.
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 Electronic Book  G155.A1 P358 2012eb    ONLINE
 Generously Provided By: Marjorie & Milton FeinbergA Gift of the Marjorie & Milton Feinberg Endowment Bookplate Image 
 Generously Provided By: Martha & Gerry Robinson EndowmentMartha & Gerald Robinson Endowment Bookplate Image 
Description 1 online resource (x, 210 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-194) and indexes.
Contents Figures; Tables; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: Frameworks and Tourism Research; 2 Theoretical Frameworks; 3 Conceptual Frameworks; 4 Analytical Frameworks; 5 Integrative Frameworks; 6 Multi-purpose Matrices; 7 Process Frameworks; 8 Systems, Networks and Composite Frameworks; 9 Selecting and Developing Frameworks; 10 Frameworks and Future Directions in Tourism Research; References; Author Index; Subject Index.
Summary Frameworks are the foundation of good scholarship. They structure, organize and communicate research, underpin individual studies and shape the field of study as a whole. This book introduces students to the concept of frameworks in tourism research and provides a review, discussion and critique of frameworks. Theoretical, conceptual, analytical and integrative frameworks are all covered in detail, with the features, use, strengths and limitations of each from discussed and illustrated using a wide range of examples and applications across the field of tourism studies.
Note Description based on print version record.
Local Note Marjorie & Milton Feinberg; Endowment; 2013.
Subject Tourism -- Research.
Collection Title Marjorie & Milton Feinberg Endowment.
Related To Print version: Pearce, Douglas G., 1949- Frameworks for tourism research. Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CAB International, c2012 9781845938987 (DLC) 2011047846 (OCoLC)768607034
ISBN 9781845938994
9781845938987 (alk. paper)
1845938984 (alk. paper)
OCLC number 794855227