Classic Reviews in Tourism

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Christopher P. Cooper
Channel View Publications, 2003 - 264 páginas
Drawing together some of the leading authors in tourism, this text provides state-of-the-art reviews of research in fields of tourism. The text also revisits classic reviews which first appeared in Progress in Tourism, Recreation and Hospitality Management series, over a decade before the publication of this title. Topics covered include gender, alternative tourism, urban tourism, heritage tourism and environmental auditing.
 

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The Sociology of Tourism
9
The Economics of Tourism
22
The Statistical Measurement of Tourism
55
Perspectives on Temporal Change and the History
77
State of the Art in
87
An Essential
115
Competitive Strategies for a New Tourism
130
Still an Imbalance in Attention?
143
A Key Sector of the then New
164
A Means to Improving Tourisms
192
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Chris Cooper is foundation professor of tourism management and head of the school of tourism and leisure management at The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Before moving to Australia he worked at the University of Surrey and Bournemouth University in the UK. Chris Cooper's research interests include globalisation, tourism education and training, and resort development. He has published a number of texts in tourism and is co-editor of Current Issues in Tourism.

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