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Cover for Achieving a balance between education, research and practice.

This chapter examines the relationships among teaching, research, administration and service in the field of tourism in the belief that, with careful management, they can be mutually reinforcing activities rather than competitors, as they are often portrayed to be.

Author(s)
Wall, G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Urban plant ecophysiology.

This chapter presents a comprehensive approach to the study of urban plant ecophysiology and provides a framework for future study, examining existing research, methodological challenges and linkages to nature-based solutions in cities.

Author(s)
Sonti, N. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242607)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism research.

This chapter examines the nature and general functions of research in tourism. It describes the various contexts in which research might be done, such as in the workplace or as a consulting project. It also briefly describes some of the more basic types of paradigms used in tourism research, as...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S. L. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Roads not adopted: tourism research in neo-liberal(?) times.

This chapter explores conceptions of neo-liberalism in the context of the development of tourism research. Although its intellectual origins are somewhat earlier, neo-liberalism as an economic philosophy is mostly seen as growing in global dominance from the late 1970s and early 1980s. However, the ...

Author(s)
Wood, R. C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Afterword: over overtourism or just the beginning?

This chapter looks at the existing state of affairs with regard to overtourism and the implications for research and practice.

Author(s)
Cheer, J. M.; Milano, C.; Novelli, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Research in adventure tourism.

This chapter discusses some of the main elements of research and research methods relevant to adventure tourism, and tries to identify where adventure companies might find sources of data and which organizations would be able to assist in the collection of specific data. Also outlined are some of...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism: 2nd edition.

Fully revised, this 2nd edition covers aspects of tourism from a modern perspective, providing students with a range of theoretical and research-based explanations, supported by examples, case studies and unique insights from industry representatives. This book is divided into five major parts....

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book
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Cover for Redeeming Western holy places and contested holy cities.

This chapter addresses 'holy places' in relation to 'holy cities' and problematizes the challenges pilgrimage and tourism research faces when addressing such religious concepts.

Author(s)
Leppäkari, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The nature of tourism research.

This chapter introduces the reader to the some of the ways that social scientists think about tourism and how they ask questions about it. A core message of this chapter is that there is no single 'right' way of doing tourism research. However, research can be done well or not so well.

Author(s)
Smith, S. L. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648873)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Planning a research project.

This chapter gives practical advice on planning a tourism research project, from the setting of research goals and objectives, to formulating research questions and hypotheses, conducting literature reviews, planning how to collect data, and choosing an analytical method. Research ethics is also...

Author(s)
Smith, S. L. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648873)
Type
Book chapter

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