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Cover for The world comes to Fiji: who communicates what, and to whom?

This chapter revives the notion of the 'plural society', a somewhat discredited approach when applied to small Caribbean societies but much more applicable in the Fiji context, and examines the portrayal of ethnic Fijians and Indians in tourist brochures. The chapter examines the content of tourism ...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Socio-demographic variables associated with tourism, leisure, and ageing.

This chapter (i) determines whether an older traveller's 'age' is important in leisure and tourism research; (ii) discusses the differences between chronological age and subjective age; (iii) examines socio-demographic variables such as gender, income, and education to determine their effect on the ...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Multi-ethnic food in the mono-ethnic city: tourism, gastronomy and identity in central Warsaw.

This chapter explores how global trends in multi-ethnic food are articulated in the mono-ethnic city of Warsaw, Poland. Taking the city's central borough, Śródmieście, as a case study, the chapter discusses the importance of ethnic gastronomy in 'globalising' the local population. Up to 31% of...

Author(s)
Derek, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Halifax Greek fest: the social and cultural significance of hosting a festival for the Halifax Greek community and Halifax society.

This chapter examines the significance of ethnocultural festivals for the Halifax Greek community in Nova Scotia, Canada. The Greek Fest is examined in order to reach an understanding of how its organization and management go beyond the economic concerns emphasized by community members, and affect...

Author(s)
Alexandrou, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643526)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Multi-method research on ethnic cultural tourism in Australia.

This chapter discusses the methodological approaches appropriate for the study of 'ethnic cultural tourism', i.e. tourism that is related to the cultural diversity that accompanies immigration. The central research issue addressed in this chapter is: what methodologies and research methods and...

Author(s)
Collins, J.; Darcy, S.; Jordan, K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935184)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cultural tourism research methods.

This book discusses various quantitative and qualitative methods in cultural tourism research. The book consists of 17 articles on the traditional quantitative approach, methodological triangulation, application of the grounded theory, visual methods, grand tour approach, collage technique,...

Author(s)
Richards, G.; Munsters, W.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935184)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism which erases borders: an introspection into Bosnia and Herzegovina.

This chapter deals with the newly constructed internal political 'borders' of Bosnia and Herzegovina (B&H), which divide B&H citizens by their ethnic background, thus recreating the unfinished discourse of a national identity. It considers tourism as the discourse under which the importance ...

Author(s)
Causevic, S.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936778)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Riding' diversity: Cubans'/<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Jineteros</i>' uses of 'nationality-talks' in the realm of their informal encounters with tourists.

This chapter presents results from empirical research conducted in Cuba on the informal encounters between tourists and locals (jineteros) and on the multiple ways in which the latter use nationality-talks as a resource in their daily encounters with tourists. Its aim is to show how research on...

Author(s)
Simoni, V.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934255)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Selling Celtic Cornwall: changing markets and meanings?

This chapter shows that contextualizing 'Celticity' in Cornwall (UK) is still in a sense quite murky as the 'Celtic heritage' of Cornwall continues to carry a variety of meanings to people both inside and outside the territory. This is despite a more widespread practice within Cornwall...

Author(s)
Hale, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851996783)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Socio-economic variables associated with tourism, leisure and ageing.

Discussions on the importance of 'age' in leisure and tourism research are presented, including discussions on the differences between chronological age and subjective age. The influence of socio-demographic variables, such as gender, income and education, on the behaviour of older tourists, as...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930653)
Type
Book chapter

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